Tag Archives: War

In a World at War, Be a Peacemaker

January 7 (Matthew 5:9 NIV) Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. We live in a strife-filled world. Whether we’re talking about nations at war with each other, our country after the most recent election, … Continue reading

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October 6 – How God Deals With Our Prayers for Vengeance

Revelation 6; Nehemiah 8:13-9:37; Psalm 101 “When He opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been slain for the word of God and for the testimony which they held. And they cried … Continue reading

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September 11 – Making an Impact in a Hate-Filled World

John 14:1-14; 2 Chronicles 20:1-21:1; Psalm 78:56-72 “Most assuredly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do he will do also; and greater works than these he will do, because I go to My … Continue reading

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August 9 – Knowing The Enemy

2 Corinthians 10; 2 Kings 23:36-24:20; Habakkuk 1 “For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds…” … Continue reading

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September 12 – When the War’s Over You Need to Make Peace

Proverbs 13-15 2 Corinthians 5 “God was in Christ, making peace between the world and himself. In Christ, God did not hold the world guilty of its sins. And he gave us this message of peace. So we have been … Continue reading

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November 12 – If You Want to Change the World

Philemon 1:1-25; Jeremiah 19-20; Psalm 128 It was Gaius, a renowned legal expert in ancient Rome, who said that slavery was a human institution not found in nature and that another human institution, war, brought the bulk of the slaves … Continue reading

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November 6 – Fighting So You and Your Buddy Make It Out

2 Timothy 2; Jeremiah 7-8; Psalm 122 There’s a sense of adventurism, of heroism perhaps, when a young man or woman joins the military. They may have grand ideas of storming beaches to protect our country. They may see themselves … Continue reading

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October 9 – Amazing Reactions

Revelation 9; Nehemiah 12; Psalm 104:1-23 One of the character tropes that stories like to use tells of a character who’s a plain, ordinary, everyday person who’s plodding through life until that one day when something sets him on the … Continue reading

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October 6 – Dying For the Return of Christ

Revelation 6; Nehemiah 8:13-9:37; Psalm 101 Numbers crunchers. Bean counters. Those are names used when discussing people who analyze numbers to help their bosses make decisions. They analyze costs versus income, factor in the expected rise in costs and then … Continue reading

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August 31 – On Bringing Knives to Gunfights And Stoning God

John 8:48-59; 2 Chronicles 5:2-14; Malachi 2:10-4:7 As I write this, people are pounding the drums of war. North Korea keeps flinging missiles and doing nuclear tests, making themselves out to be ready to initiate war. Not to be outdone, … Continue reading

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