Posts Tagged ‘Satan’

Spiritual Warfare is Guerrilla Warfare

Spiritual warfare is hardly a neat war between the uniformed armies of equal countries, snapping up this bit of land with all those nice mines and factories in it or grabbing up that lucrative trade route. Spiritual warfare is guerrilla warfare. Satan is in a rebellion against God, so he can hardly...
July 23rd, 2013 | Apologetics, Church, Philosophy, Religion, Worldviews | Read More

Pull Question: Paradise Regained

How does Milton redefine the concept of a Homeric hero? A Homeric hero: courageous, daring, angry, charming, strong, manly, passionate, commanding, skilled in oration, alluring. This is Satan in Milton’s masterful prequel, Paradise Lost. Although we watch the Devil’s extraordinary fall from heaven...
May 1st, 2013 | Pull Questions | Read More

The Great Cynic Defeated (Job Series, Part 3)

This is part 3 in our series on Job. Don’t miss the first part here, and the second part here. Once again Satan has been repulsed, but he is patient. Job remains strong thus far, but Satan has all the time in the world. Job is in emotional and physical agony, and Satan even deprives him of rest...
August 31st, 2012 | Featured, Religion | Read More

…of my servant Job? (Job Series, Part 2)

This is the second part of a three-part series on Job. Read the first part here. Satan has been defeated, but he is nothing if not persistent. Job is stronger then Satan reckoned, yes, but that merely means that the ultimate cause of Job’s faith must lie in Job’s own person. Satan, of course,...
August 29th, 2012 | Featured, Religion | Read More

Hast Thou Heard… (Job Series, Part 1)

In The Everlasting Man, G. K. Chesterton calls Job “one of the colossal cornerstones of the world,” and in his introduction to the book of Job, he calls it one of the most interesting of all books, both modern and ancient. Further research, including an awesome commentary that I first...
August 27th, 2012 | Featured, Religion | Read More