Tag Archives: spiritual warfare

Six Goals of Satan That We Need To Be Aware Of

   In my book, Purpose of Prayer, I have come up with six wants, or goals, which Satan has been working toward since his fall.  Here is that excerpt.   1.  He wants to be God.  Satan (or Lucifer) was God’s … Continue reading

Posted in Vigilance in Prayer, Prayer Warfare | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments

Two Reasons Why Vigilance Necessary

  There are at least two reasons why vigilance is necessary: one, because we are imprisoned in our unredeemed flesh, and sin constantly takes advantage of us; and two, because there is a devil.   1.  Because of our unredeemed … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer A to Z Excerpts, Vigilance in Prayer, Prayer Warfare | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Two Purposes for Vigilance in These Last Days

  As we have discussed, our vigilance, or the vigilance that God wants to give us will prepare us and make us fit to face and combat the forces of evil in the world.  But to what purpose?  In my … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer A to Z Excerpts, Vigilance in Prayer, Prayer Warfare | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Dark Dreams

Dark have been my dreams of late. (King Theoden of Lord of the Rings)  It’s not a common thing, but every once in a while my dreams will be dark—full of sin, discouragement, worry and dread.  And I hate it, … Continue reading

Posted in Poems, Prayers, Ramblings, Prayerful Thoughts and Intentions | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Wrestling With the World in Prayer

 Here is another excerpt from Principles of Prayer. Any time we pray there is always a struggle—a fight, a wrestling match, an argument, a plea.  And the struggle—or the wresting, as we shall call it—is in four areas: with the … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer A to Z Excerpts, Travail in Prayer | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Why Prayer Is Such Hard Work

Prayer is work because it is difficult, especially for those who are not use to it.  It involves communicating with another world—a spiritual realm.  Thus prayer is often neglected because it seems to be too much work.  Our toil in … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer A to Z Excerpts, Travail in Prayer | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Five Ways Praise Helps Me in Spiritual Warfare

It is no secret that the world, the devil, and all the forces of evil are at war with us (Christians) and want to discourage us and to defeat us.  But we have the advantage, for greater is He that … Continue reading

Posted in Praise and Prayer, Prayer A to Z Excerpts | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments