July 8: “I’m a Warrior in the Lord’s Army!”

7 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Joshua 10Psalms 142-143Jeremiah 4Matthew 18 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Joshua 10:8 (CSB): “The Lord said to Joshua, ‘Do not be afraid of them, for I have handed them over to you. Not one of them will be able to stand against you.’” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): […]

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November 20: “One Key to Spiritual Victory”

6 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Ezekiel 40:28–41:26 James 4:1-17 Psalm 118:19-29 Proverbs 28:3-5 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): James 4:7 (CSB): “Therefore, submit to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): As much as a Jesus-follower wants to be like Jesus, it’s going to be […]

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Sermon: “Achieving Victory on the Battlefield” (Esther 8:1-9:19)

As we arrived at Esther 8:1-9:19 on our journey through the Old Testament book of Esther, I struggled to understand how the events described in the chapters would be relevant to the congregation I pastor. After all, the chapters simply recount how Esther and Mordecai gave the Jews permission, with the king’s stamp of approval, to […]

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