Search ResultsHistory of Hymns: “For All the Saints” Braxton Kubasko contrasts the hymn “For All the Saints” by John Bell and Graham Maule with the more familiar text of the same title by William How. Instead of spiritual warfare it emphasizes "social holiness." Pastoral Authority and Spiritual Warfare James Keeting calls upon priests to remember the authority vested in them during their ordinations, and to use that authority in the resistance of evil, particularly in calling the people to hope and to holy silence. Freedom Ministry An article by Robert Morris about the ministry of recognizing and preparing Christians for arenas of spiritual warfare in their lives. Morris identifies various scriptures and principles for effective and balanced responses to the devil's assaults. Wise Foreign Relations - Study Guide Adult Sunday School lesson / study guide about Christian relations with Islam, drawing its spiritual motif from Solomon's prayer for wisdom (1 Kings 3:3-15). Liturgical elements and study questions are included. Work Is a Battlefield Ed Cyzewski shares an example of encountering spiritual warfare at work and describes how he combated it. This article would make a good sermon illustration for spiritual warfare, prayer, or work. Moses and Amalek In Exodus 17:8-16 the Israelites battle the people of Amalek, a battle that symbolizes the spiritual warfare that each of us, as members of the church, personally undergoes. Our battle can only be won with God. Spiritual Friendships with Prisoners: Study Guide Study guide for a lesson about incarceration, justice, and prison ministry through relationship. Includes liturgical elements and reflection questions. Satan and Spiritual Warfare In this video, N. T. Wright reflects that it is dangerous to believe that evil is made of temporary problems that need to be solved when our sin is a constant problem needing redemption through Christ. God’s Armor versus the Devil’s Stratagems Struggles and warfare do affect our everyday life. Andreas Hoeck discusses the spiritual and earthly forces that attach and leave us wondering what God is doing to combat them in the context of Ephesians 6. Full Text Hymns on Spiritual Warfare Assistance and Victory in the spiritual WarfarePD
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See more hymns... Angels and Wild Beasts In this homily on Mark 1:12-15, Robert Barron reflects on the temptation of Jesus. As Jesus stood "between the animal and the angelic," we humans at our best harmonize the physical and the spiritual. Spiritual Warfare, Commitment, Rationalizations, and Contentment. This post is a series of sermon illustrations from news excerpts on lent, same-sex marriage, sports, abortion, and wealth and happiness. With preaching angles about spirituality, compassion, spiritual warfare, commitment, rationalizations, and contentment. Mel Gibson Believes in Spiritual Warfare This sermon illustration by David Neff provides Mel Gibson's views on the alluring nature of evil and of spiritual warfare. This illustration suits Matthew 4:8-9, 1 Peter 5:8, John 8:44, and Ephesians 6:11-12. A Lesson About Spiritual Warfare from Alexander the Great Hugh Poland uses the psychological operations tactics of Alexander the Great to illustrate "Satan's strategies in spiritual warfare," as in Deuteronomy 3:24, Psalm 19:1-6, Ephesians 6:10-18, and other similar passages. Abortion: Unmasking the Demon This Catholic article on abortion outlines the pro-life situation, wanting to give a more hopeful view by acknowledging the profound spiritual dimension. Don’t Turn and Run Describing the difficulty of daily spiritual warfare, this devotional on Ephesians 6:10-20 conveys the importance of trusting in God by standing firm against "temptation, fear, anger, shame, failure, and woundedness. ‘This Little Babe So Few Days Old’ A recording of Benjamn Britten's "This Little Babe" from Ceremony of Carols. This text, by Robert Southwell, explores the connections between Jesus' birth and the end of warfare. Also includes images of Mary by Lucinda Naylor.