Tag Archives: spiritual warfare

Lemon tree, very pretty

My neighbors across the street have three lemon trees in their front yard that every year at this time are loaded with fruit — more fruit than they could possibly use, and they have encouraged us to come over and … Continue reading

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Idols of our own making

Early the next morning, as the people of the town began to stir, someone discovered that the altar of Baal had been broken down and that the Asherah pole beside it had been cut down. In their place a new … Continue reading

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Tearing down idols

That night the Lord said to Gideon, “Take the second bull from your father’s herd, the one that is seven years old. Pull down your father’s altar to Baal, and cut down the Asherah pole standing beside it. Then build … Continue reading

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“Mighty hero, the Lord is with you!”

Then the angel of the Lord came and sat beneath the great tree at Ophrah, which belonged to Joash of the clan of Abiezer. Gideon son of Joash was threshing wheat at the bottom of a winepress to hide the … Continue reading

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Last man

It’s hard to leave this subject. Vietnam sticks in the craw of this nation and especially in the psyche of my generation. We still don’t know what to think about it. I don’t, at least. It hasn’t been until this … Continue reading

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Sweet dreams

There is a wealth of reality and encouragement that comes out of our comments every day. I know many of you don’t have time to read them. That’s why I am posting all four comments from yesterday and my responses … Continue reading

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Coyote calls

The eerie, curdling cries of a coyote woke me up out of a sound sleep this morning at about 3:30. It sounded like he was in my backyard. I didn’t know what it was at first because I was not … Continue reading

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Don’t be a sitting corbina

I identified Chandler’s fish (see Friday’s Catch). It’s called a California corbina and it is prevalent in the shallow surf. It’s a bottom feeder and hard to catch with a line and hook because it doesn’t really “strike,” it munches. … Continue reading

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