Tag: victory

Slightly Obsessed #197: The Thief at Your Door

Jesus said, ‘The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.’ – John 10:10 Trouble comes in waves, hitting you when you least expect it.  The dog gets sick, the transmission falls out of the car, an unexpected doctor bill comes due, and […]

Slightly Obsessed #186: When the Path Ahead Is Fearsome

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me. – Psalm 23:4 The room lay in shadows, the only sound within its walls the rhythmic whoosh of the ventilator beside my son’s bed. I sat on an uncomfortable chair jammed into one corner […]

Slightly Obsessed #155: Armed and Dangerous

For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but divinely powerful for the destruction of fortresses. – 2 Cor. 10:4 Never bring a knife to a gunfight. – Original source unknown   The United States is embroiled in a battle over national security in the wake of recent shootings. A 2015 poll […]

Slightly Obsessed #148 Ambushed By Fear

  Yet You are holy, O You who are enthroned upon the praises of Israel. – Psalm 22:3 Praise Is the golden elixir of the soul. It oils our rusty relationship with God. It reaches beyond our fears to the Deliverer. Praise conquers kingdoms, hearts, and attitudes. Praise destroys our enemies. When it looked as […]

Slightly Obsessed #145: Are You Smarter than Your Enemy?

  Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd as serpents and innocent as doves. -Matthew 10:16 My witty, irreverent aunt lived her entire life in the deep South. She worked for many years as a registered nurse and taught nursing until her death from cancer at an […]

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