Monthly Archives: November 2019

Lying To The Holy Spirit:  Satan In Acts 5

When we looked at Luke 22 and John 13, we saw that Luke 22 indicated that Satan had a direct interest in the lives of believers.  We see further evidence of this in Acts 5, when two brethren were led … Continue reading

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Satan Has Asked For You:  Satan’s Actions In Luke 22 and John 13

We have previously examined several occasions (such as the book of Job) where Satan’s hostility to mankind made him an unwilling agent of God’s divine providence in the lives of believers.  In few cases has Satan’s desire to do harm … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tolkien And The Great War

Tolkien And The Great War:  The Threshold Of Middle-Earth, by John Garth This particular book will remind its readers about the focus of the recent movie on Tolkien [1] that focused its attention on the TCBS and Tolkien’s school-age friends, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tolkien

Tolkien:  How An Obscure Oxford Professor Wrote The Hobbit And Became The Most Beloved Author Of The Century, by Devin Brown In reading this book I am reminded that there are a great many people who might want to read … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tolkien’s Ordinary Virtues

Tolkien’s Ordinary Virtues:  Exploring The Spiritual Themes Of The Lord Of The Rings, by Mark Eddy Smith This book is a classic example of a secondary work whose whole reason for being depends on the primary existence and popularity of … Continue reading

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Satan’s Seed In John 8

What does it mean to be Satan’s seed?  Obviously, few people would want to be such, and most people at least think that they are righteous in their own eyes.  Even those who have sympathy for the devil want to … Continue reading

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Chronic Illness As Satanic Binding:  An Exploration Of Luke 13:16

One of the more obvious ways that Satan makes his presence known in our lives is the situation of chronic illnesses.  Like many people, I have plenty of experience in suffering from chronic illness in my own life and in … Continue reading

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Book Review: I’ve Seen The End Of You

I’ve Seen The End Of You:  A Neurosurgeon’s Look At Faith, Doubt, And The Things We Think We Know, by W. Lee Warren, MD [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Multnomah/Waterbrook Press.  All thoughts and opinions are … Continue reading

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Book Review: Putting Jesus On Display With Love And Power

Putting Jesus On Display With Love And Power, by Brian Blount [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Chosen Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Sometimes one’s impression of a book can be colored by its … Continue reading

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Book Review: Free To Believe

Free To Believe:  The Battle Over Religious Liberty In America, by Luke Goodrich [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Multnomah/Waterbrook Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This is the sort of book that is easy … Continue reading

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