Tag Archives: Satan

At the Cross

At the cross At the cross Satan thought he was boss But he was defeated Death was deftly cheated Of its power over us Jesus not forsaken Our faith unshaken

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Lulled by Pride

Lulled by promises of reward for all my good deeds Satan seeks to get me onboard by planting seeds of pride ‘Til I was startled awake by the truth of my great need for a substitute to earn my prize by His … Continue reading

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Darkness to Light – Take Two

The prompt over at dVerse Poets Pub today is to think of our words as seeds and to consider what we want to grow from what we write. I decided to share a revised version of a poem I wrote … Continue reading

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It Is Finished Even as It Begins

A new year begins today. It’s another year to live and work and play, and to make resolutions to be better than last year. It’s another year in which many will again strive to earn God’s grace and their own … Continue reading

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We Were Gone Astray

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen was never one of my favorite Christmas songs, until a couple of years ago when Mercy Me came out with The Christmas Sessions album. Their rendition of this old classic is much more energetic than … Continue reading

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In Need of a Mediator

I’ve just gotten to Job on my Bible reading schedule. The schedule I’m using places Job between Genesis 22 and 23, which is apparently where it is believed it occurred chronologically. I still remember the first time I tried to … Continue reading

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Remembering Why Christ Came

I can’t believe it is the last Monday before Christmas! That means it is my last Music Monday before Christmas Day. I thought it was going to be hard to pick just one more Christmas song that is in my … Continue reading

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The Cake Is a Lie

My son, the self-professed video game geek, has been playing a video game called Portal in which the player is trying to solve various puzzles to escape from a testing facility. Throughout the game there is a computer named Glados who talks … Continue reading

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Humbly Rejoicing in God-Given Talents

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post about The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis and what I had learned from that book about prayer habits. At that time I wrote that I had discovered a number of things … Continue reading

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Prayer Habits Affect Prayer Quality

On the plane home from San Francisco this past Wednesday, I started rereading The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis. The last time I read it was 8 or 9 years ago, and I thought it was time to see if … Continue reading

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