Category Archives: Spiritual Warfare

Is The Devil Real? The Bible’s Take Contra Friedrich Schleiermacher’s

Is the Devil real; some refer to this as: is the Devil personal? Yes, I personally think the Devil is real. I can only arrive at this conclusion based upon the Dominical affirmation and teaching of the Lord Jesus Christ. … Continue reading

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The Christian Bodily Hope as Commentary and Critique on Current Politics

What this current season of political carnival has worked into me is a sense of loss, of hopelessness. But this sense isn’t discordant with what I’ve already felt for a long time in regard to human government and institutions; indeed, … Continue reading

Posted in Apocalyptics, Biblical Theology, Eschatology, Ethics, Resurrection, Richard Bauckham, Soteriology, Spiritual Warfare, Theopolitical

An Invitation: Battle to Be a Theologian of the Cross

Staying alert theologically can be an outright spiritual battle. There is an array of things thrown at us in our daily lives that would seek to thwart the work of the Holy Spirit in a way that would cause us … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warfare, It Is Real

10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might. 11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil. 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, … Continue reading

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Good Works, The Work of the Great Deceiver

I am starting to become less and less convinced that Christians, at least in America, actually struggle with things like I am about to highlight in this post. It seems as if a folkism has overtaken American Evangelicalism in a … Continue reading

Posted in American Evangelicalism, Christian Spirituality, Ethics, Evangelicalism, Historical Christianity, Historical Theology, John Webster, Martin Luther, Salvation, Soteriology, Spiritual Warfare, Spirituality, Theology of the Cross | 4 Comments

The ‘Beast’ in the Book of Revelation, He’s Here

I have been reading Richard Bauckham’s The Climax of Prophecy: Studies on the Book of Revelation; I was spurned to read this because I read his smaller book The Theology of the Book of Revelation a few months ago, which … Continue reading

Posted in Biblical Interpretation, Biblical Theology, Book Of Revelation, Cultural Christianity, Dispensationalism, Doctrine Of God, Eschatology, Ethics, Evangelicalism, Exhortation!, Fundamentalism, Historical Christianity, Historical Theology, Israel, Middle East, Passion-Devotion, Pastoral, Probing, Provocateur, Resurrection, Salvation, Spiritual Warfare, Spirituality, Theological Exegesis, Theopolitical, Tradition, Worship | 12 Comments

The ‘Spiritual Realm’, And Theologians

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places. ~Ephesians 6:12 I have read quite a … Continue reading

Posted in Pastoral, Spiritual Warfare, Systematic Theology