In reading Philippians 3:14 this week I was struck by the phrase, “…the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” Paul goes on to talk about the “enemies of the cross of Christ…whose end is destruction…who set their minds on earthly things.” (V 18-19)
The Woven Lies
In daily headlines you can clearly see now the enemies of the cross who seek destruction. The massacre of the Dallas police officers this week is just one more horrific example of the destructive times in which we live. As the teachings of Islam and pronouncement of … Read the rest
Do you ever feel as if your faith is shrinking and giving way to fear? Are the circumstances all around you suddenly overwhelming? Far too often you can live affected by what you see rather than what you believe. Radical faith brings you above what you see with your eyes. Radical faith enables you to close your eyes and open your heart to God’s possibilities. Radical faith is the kind of faith that will get you through the season you are in now and the changes that are coming.
As we move swiftly into the 2014 fall season, much is happening in the world. With vast technology; instant graphic news reporting; air travel that can swiftly move people and disease from nation to nation, the world gets smaller at a rapid pace. Jihad based beheading and the Ebola virus have now reached the shores of the United States of America. As the moral fiber of our country continues to unravel at a mind boggling rate, what are you hearing?
Tonight at sundown our Jewish brothers and sisters celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. It is also the first of ten days of repentance culminating in Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. We in America are fifty days from the Presidential election on November 6, 2012. I would ask that our corporate intention in Esther’s Warriors would be to spend the next ten days in a spirit of repentance both personally and for our Nation.
As the following forty days commence may we pray without ceasing for a turning back within our country to the God … Read the rest