If you’d like humility, try praying for it.

God gives grace to the humble. Are you developing the virtue of humility? This old Christian prayer–in a form of repeated petitions called a litany—has challenged many, including me. I believe if you pray these things honestly, God will grant your request in his time. It is especially appropriate for the Lenten season; it is combined […]

How to win spiritual battles

In Paul’s ending to his letter to the Ephesians, he talks about how to defeat the powers of evil and darkness. We have take up the whole armor of God. We have to take it up. Surely the armor of God is a gift, and we would have any of it without God, but Paul […]

Who are you fighting?

In Paul’s famous passage in Ephesians 6:10-20 on the armor of God, he makes a big deal about letting us know who we’re really fighting when it comes to the battles of the Christian life. So who are we up against? This is crucial. You’ve got to know your enemy to be able to fight […]