Tag Archives: Satan

Christmas Thoughts — The Evil Are Still Troubled By Him — Herod

We’re looking at the stories usually associated with Christmas in these weeks approaching Christmas. Last time we studied the story of the magi in Matthew 2:1-18, and we concluded that wise men always seek Jesus. This week we’ll take a … Continue reading

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The man of lawlessness — 2 Thessalonians

Paul’s second letter to the church in Thessalonica is a much fierier encouragement. This is probably coming from a heartfelt sympathy toward the church and anger toward persecutors Paul felt due to a possible escalation in persecution and perhaps violence against the … Continue reading

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Sifted — Luke 21-23

Today’s reading recounts for us the last few hours of Jesus in His human form on this earth. As I was reading through it the theme of Satan’s sifting really impressed itself on me, and it occurred to me that … Continue reading

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Jesus’ early life — Matthew 1-4

Well, after so many months in the Old Testament, we’ve finally graduated to the New Testament, and especially to the Gospels. As we do so there are a couple of “housekeeping” details to note. The Gospels tell the life of … Continue reading

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Rebuking Satan — Zechariah 1-3

Today’s reading takes us to the book of Zechariah. He was contemporary with Haggai and a relative contemporary of Malachi (within the early post-exilic era). Zechariah is filled with what is known as apocalyptic language. That doesn’t mean that it’s … Continue reading

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