Landmine Warfare

Landmines are a very interesting form of warfare.  Buried and essentially unseen, they lay waiting for the enemy.  Trained as a Combat Engineer at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, I was taught that there were things to counteract other things like mines.  I knew how to operate a ‘minesweeper’.  I was also taught how to probeContinue reading “Landmine Warfare”

Sheepy Wolves

“Beware of false prophets who come disguised as harmless sheep but are really vicious wolves.” Matthew 7:15, NLT The old King James Version says, “which come to you in sheep’s clothing.”  There is something to be said about both translations. Being aware.  Jesus commands this awareness, this discernment that our world is a dangerous place and darkContinue reading “Sheepy Wolves”

Righteousness: His, Yours? (or Ours?)

“All of us are dirty with sin. All the right things we have done are like filthy pieces of cloth. All of us are like dead leaves, and our sins, like the wind, have carried us away. “  Isaiah 64:6, NCV ________________ I have this reoccurring nightmare. I jump out of a plane.  I deployContinue reading “Righteousness: His, Yours? (or Ours?)”

Self-Deception & Brokenbelievers

“The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.” Psalm 145:18 “Behold, You desire truth in the innermost being, and in the hidden part You will make me know wisdom.” Psalm 51:6, NASB Self-deception is sort of an occupational hazard for believing Christians. We have this strong tendency to walking and seeing outContinue reading “Self-Deception & Brokenbelievers”