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Soldiers in the Army of The LORD

Ephesians 6:12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers (kosmokrator skotos vs helios kosmokrator) of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. (light phos)

  • Recruited
    • Before the foundations of the world. Ephesians 1:4 he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love
    • In our mothers womb Jeremiah 1:5, Isaiah 49:1
    • While we were yet in our sins. (Romans 5:6-11)
    • Called and drawn by God John 6:44
    • At the right time
  • Inducted –Federal law requires everyone who enlists or re-enlists in the Armed Forces of the United States to take the enlistment oath. Continue reading

Men’s Moment: Encouragement

Although the fig tree shall not blossom,
neither shall fruit be in the vines;
the labour of the olive shall fail,
and the fields shall yield no meat;
the flock shall be cut off from the fold,
and there shall be no herd in the stalls:
Yet I will rejoice in the Lord,
I will joy in the God of my salvation.
The Lord God is my strength,
and he will make my feet like hinds’ feet,
and he will make me to walk upon mine high places.

Habakkuk 3:17-19

I watch in amazement sometimes at the things professional athletes are able do with their bodies when the situation calls for it. To the runner’s left is the sidelines, to his right and in front of him are defenders, dug in and with outstretched arms. The runner with the ball then leaps up and over the defenders into the end zone. Likewise, in basketball, I’ve seen  players dives for  loose balls:  leaping over the scorer’s table and into the stands. Continue reading