Against the Cosmic Powers

“For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places”. Ephesians 6:12, ESV Satan attacks us in two distinct and recognizable ways. First, he stirs up our desires and inflames our […]

Exuberantly Alive, [Being Bulletproof]

“The glory of God is a person fully alive” said the church father Irenaeus. Psalm 18 shows David exuberantly alive with the life of God. It is filled with rich imagery of God’s deliverance and blessing upon people the people of faith. I want Psalm 18 to become my story! I want it in my […]

Devotions, [Eugene Peterson, Interview]

Interview with Eugene Peterson Why Can’t I Hear God? By Nancy Lovell The musical group U2’s Bono quotes Eugene Peterson from the stage. Readers of the best selling Bible, ‘The Message,’ find themselves holding onto lines from his ‘fog-slicing’ Bible paraphrase, and many other works. For several years now, TheHighCalling.org has provided a daily prayer […]

“The Church Collects Sinners,” [God’s Hospital]

This following excerpt is from the devotional book, “Living the Message,” by Eugene H. Peterson.  This pastor-professor is probably the person I want to grow up to be like; he has a gentleness and eloquence that is seldom seen–and highly respected. Author of many books, and his extraordinary translation of the Bible, titled “The Message” […]