JMJ Turn these stones into bread Know Your Enemy-Isolation If often seems the struggle for the Kingdom of Heaven is an internal one. Driven by the Holy Spirit, a man enters the desert alone and there he is tempted as though lost behind enemy lines he becomes the sole resistance. This is another trick of … Continue reading Fighting the Spiritual Battle: Part 1B: Know Your Enemy-Isolation
Spiritual combat? Yes. But Where is the Battle?
JMJ There is much talk today of spiritual combat and things such as prayer warriors. I do not dispute the basic principle of this, but I must ask: Where is the battle? There is no real battle. Only the question: Which side are you on? A battle implies an unknown outcome. A battle suggests a struggle … Continue reading Spiritual combat? Yes. But Where is the Battle?
Taking a Bite of the Big Apple
JMJ Do we believe in eternal life with God? Do we believe in Hell? We can narrow this question down to: do we believe in God? Yes? or No? Not "yes, but with caveats", or "no" as a sort of maybe. The Cosmic Battle If … Continue reading Taking a Bite of the Big Apple