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Put On the Whole Armor of God

Recap of Past Weeks  Thus far in this series, we have seen that the principalities and powers (at least their “forms,” “types,” “archetypes”—all mean the same for our purposes) were created in Christ and have the potential for great good. … Continue reading

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Corporate Personalities

Years ago, a pastor went to a new congregation, he went knowing the congregation had a terrible reputation for grinding up members and preachers alike.  It was a small congregation, and he visited every home in it in about a … Continue reading

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Defining and Unmasking the Powers

Last week, I ended the sermon by saying that few powers control us any more completely than the ideas we serve. We human beings are vain.  We think we own a plot of land, a house, and all that is … Continue reading

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The Limits of Our Engagement

Last week I spoke to you about “contending” against the principalities and powers, defined as  “the world rulers of the present darkness, the spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.” This morning, I want to talk about our rules … Continue reading

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From the Sublimely Evil to the Seemingly Ridiculously

I  recently had a conversation with a highly intelligent 14-year-old about the virtues of incense, which she professed to enjoy. “It makes a room smell sweet,” I said. “Yes, and it keeps away the ghosts,” she said. She knew I … Continue reading

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