Posts from October 2016

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What Does Spiritual Warfare Look Like?

by Linda Sasso

We know from Paul’s writings that the majority of spiritual warfare takes place in the mind. Satan is seeking to tell us lies and blind us to God’s truth. “For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds, casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts […]

To Know the Unknown God

by Linda Sasso

In today’s text Paul finds himself in Athens, a city overrun with idols. As he takes it all in, his heart breaks for the people and his spirit is incensed with righteous anger. He cannot hold his tongue. Yet, rather than reacting in a carnal, judgmental, condemning way, Paul allows the Holy Spirit to speak […]

How to be Fair-Minded

by Linda Sasso

In today’s text (Acts 17:1-15) Paul will encounter a people who the author of the book of Acts labels, “fair-minded” (V:11). (“more noble” KJV “open minded” NLT) What distinguished these people as “more noble” or “fair-minded” than others? Luke gives two distinct characteristics. “They received the word of God with all readiness” – This means […]

The Simplicity & Power of the Gospel

by Linda Sasso

So many religious people are so confused about what it takes to be a Christian that they wouldn’t be able to simply and accurately answer the direct question, “What must I do to be saved?” In today’s text (Acts 16:19-40) the Apostle Paul is asked this very question and his answer was short and simple. […]

The Spirits Communicate

by Linda Sasso

Do you know that there are such a thing as evil spirits? (Matthew 8:28; Acts 19:15-16) And just as God’s Holy Spirit communicates God’s will to us from time to time in various ways, evil spirits can attempt to communicate an unholy will and direction in an effort to deceive us and detour us from […]