• Spiritual Warfare Posts

    Spiritual Warfare: Image Manipulation and the Media

      To try and put into perspective just where we are in our current series of exercises in Spiritual Warfare, let’s take a moment to recap what we accomplished during our last three workout sessions.  In… Getting the Lay of the Land—we began creating a spiritual map of Satan’s kingdom, with a survey of its Celestial, Terrestrial, and Subterranean Divisions—or, the vertical dimensions of its territory; Surveying the Earth’s Political and Financial Landscapes—we turned our attention from the kingdom’s vertical dimensions to mapping out its horizontal ones, with an exploration of the Physical Structures used in keeping the residents of planet Earth in material servitude; and, Evolution and Education—we looked…

  • Spiritual Warfare Posts

    Spiritual Warfare: Surveying the Earth’s Political and Financial Landscapes

      Now that we have finished mapping out the y-axis, or vertical dimensions of Satan’s kingdom, it is time for us to do the same with the x-axis, or the horizontal reach of his domain.  As we do, we will discover that just as there were three divisions along the previously studied y-axis, there will also be three tiers or levels along the x-axis of this spiritual map. As you may recall, the three divisions that we learned about in our last exercise were… The Celestial Division; The Terrestrial Division; and, The Subterranean Division…  …with the first of these divisions serving as the location for Satan’s headquarters—or, “command central” for…

  • Shem, Ham, and Japheth
    2-Bible Story Posts, Act 1, Scene 1--the Overture

    More Blessing, Cursing, and Big Time Rebellion!

    Now that we have had some time to digest the things that were covered in part one of Blessing, Cursing, and Big Time Rebellion, it’s time for us to get back to our analysis of Vignette #9 of Act 1, Scene 1 of God’s One Big Story.  As a little reminder, just before our break, we were introduced to the idea that Noah, in his cursing of Ham and blessing of Japheth and Shem, was prophetically assigning them (and their descendants) to their respective roles as the corporate Body, Soul, and Spirit of humanity—roles naturally bringing with them some specific responsibilities.  In this part of our critique, we will take a…