Category Archives: Angels

January 12 – Satan Blinds

Read 2 Corinthians 4:1-18 Ironically, I am writing this from a waiting room at the Wooster Eye Clinic.  I am waiting on a patient who is receiving a new lens.  Vision in that particular eye is foggy at best.  The new … Continue reading

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January 11 – Satan on the Prowl

Read 1 Peter 5:1-14 Although I have been to Africa, I did not have the opportunity of going on an adventurous African safari.  I did not go out into the nothingness between villages where lions, elephants, giraffes, and rhinos live.  Just … Continue reading

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January 10 – Satan Attacks

Read Job 1:1-22 Sometimes conversations about you take place when you are not there.  We call it “talking behind your back,” and we typically don’t appreciate it when we know that it happens.  But that is the problem.  We don’t always … Continue reading

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January 9 – Temptation – Part #3

Read Matthew 4:1-11 The author of Hebrews tells us that “For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are—yet … Continue reading

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January 8 – Temptation – Part #2

Read Genesis 3:1-24 If you have been following along in our study of angels and demons, today’s reading likely sounded familiar.  We read it yesterday as we drew attention to Satan’s role in tempting Adam and the repercussions that we experience … Continue reading

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January 7 – Satan Tempts

Read Genesis 3:1-24 Time has passed for Lucifer.  Having aspired to be like God, he and his entourage of followers were expelled from their position among the holy angels with their corresponding privileges.  What initially began as a conflict confined to … Continue reading

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January 6 – Understand, Don’t Underestimate

Read Jude 1-25 Warning!  That’s what this one-chapter letter is.  It is a warning that false teachers attempt to infiltrate the ranks of believers.  They want to pervert grace and deny Christ.  They pervert grace by seemingly using it as a … Continue reading

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January 5 – Good angel gone bad!

Read Ezekiel 28:11-19 As I write this, the world is punctuated with national and international tension.  What will happen in, around, and through the nations in the Middle East?  Will terrorists attack again?  Where?  Why does everything feel like it’s out … Continue reading

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January 4 – Angelic protection

Read Matthew 26:36-56 We often speak in terms of guardian angels who offer protection to us.  This is not particularly unbiblical.  After all, we read in Hebrews 1:14 this rhetorical question that enables us to see that angel activity intersects with … Continue reading

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January 3 – Angelic visitation

Read Genesis 18:1-33 It was February of 1991.  Our three-year-old son, my wife, and I were traveling on a cold wintry day on a state route outside of Fort Wayne, IN on our way to help a family member in Dayton, … Continue reading

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