O Holy Night…

And a great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars. She was pregnant and was crying out in birth pains and the agony of giving birth. And another sign appeared in heaven: behold, a great red dragon,… Continue reading O Holy Night…

Kingdom violence…

There is an unseen battle raging... between the world and heaven... "The kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and violent men take it by force." Matthew 11:12 NASB Most don't recognize it... but its consequences are real... Division... Wounded hearts... Sin... Violence within... spiritual war raging without... violent...¬†marked by extreme force or sudden intense activity... notably… Continue reading Kingdom violence…

free…

You have been set free from sin and have become slaves to righteousness. Romans 6:15 ESV Fireworks... in the distance... boom... one after the other... On the Fourth of July... they represent the war fought for freedom... A war won by American revolutionaries more than two hundred years ago... But Jesus... truly set us free...… Continue reading free…

in memorial…

memorial...¬†adjective... serving to preserve remembrance: commemorative... of or relating to memory... --Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (11th Ed.) It's Memorial Day in the US... A day to remember those who died fighting for our country... A day to remember those who gave their lives... on behalf of others... A day to remember... war heroes... So I think… Continue reading in memorial…