Category Archives: Demonic Plot

September 25 – Demonic Plot – Plot Powwow

Read Mark 3:1-6 It is not clear how many powwows like this must have taken place.  Perhaps dozens?  They were groups of people huddled together behind closed doors or perhaps in some public but out of the way place.  Their voices … Continue reading

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September 24 – Demonic Plot – Infanticide!

Read Matthew 2:1-18 Even though we are only a few days into our current devotional study, let’s do a quick review.  As a result of Satan’s influence, Adam and Eve ate from the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden.  One … Continue reading

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September 23 – Demonic Plot – A Woman, a Dragon and a Son

Read Revelation 12:1-17 A woman, a dragon, and a son?  Those may seem to be fitting characters for some medieval tale complete with castle, court jesters, and jousting.  Instead, these characters are a symbolic means by which the aged apostle John … Continue reading

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September 22 – Demonic Plot – The Plan and Plot Revealed

Read Genesis 3:1-24 It was one of the first, but also one of the darkest days of human history.  God had created an Edenic paradise for the pinnacle of His creation, the first man and his wife.  As ones made in … Continue reading

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April 19: The Conqueror

Read Matthew 28:1-20 As we began this study two weeks ago, God described an animosity that has impacted mankind since that fateful day in the garden when Adam and Eve ate from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and … Continue reading

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April 18: Hoped in Vain?

Read Luke 24:13-24; John 21:2, 3; and 1 Corinthians 15:13-20 Some of those alive at the time of Jesus…yes, even some of His closest followers…some of them drew the wrong conclusions. After having spent time with Him witnessing His miracles … Continue reading

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April 17: Your Personal Tenebrae

Not having come from a liturgical church background, I am less familiar with some of the special, annual worship opportunities they offer. Recently, a friend told me about the Tenebrae Service practiced in many churches. This service, celebrated during the … Continue reading

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April 16: Redemption of a Demonic Plot

Read Matthew 27:1-66 It seems like an impossibility . . . even a contradiction. How can the same people through the same actions cooperate in carrying out a demonic plot and yet, at the same time, accomplish a divine plan? … Continue reading

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April 15: It’s Time!

Read John 12:20-43 “It’s time!” Pharisees and religious leaders of the first centuries were intensifying their plans for destroying Jesus. Meetings were taking place behind closed doors. In fact, they even cut a deal with one of Christ’s closest followers. … Continue reading

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April 14: A Turning Point Miracle

Read John 11:38-12:11 Do you really feel the gravity of Christ’s miracles? Jesus performed many of them . . . more than are even recorded in Scripture (Jn. 20:30). As you read them, you could, I suppose, picture them the … Continue reading

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