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In the second year of King Saul’s reign, 1 Samuel 13:5 states, “the Philistines gathered themselves together to fight with Israel.” The Philistines outnumbered Israel; they had 30000 chariots, 6000 horsemen, and a multitude gathered together on the shoreline. Israel had 3,000 men—in the beginning. However, the Israelites were so scared, they hid behind rocks, thickets, and some fled to Jordan. Their numbers almost vanished, in a moment, because of fear. The 600 men who remained with King Saul and Jonathan were trembling; definitely not the mighty men one would hope for to fight for your freedom. God’s posture for…

Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all 
the fiery darts of the wicked. Ephesians 6:16 
 The shield of faith, along with the other pieces of the armor of God, is vital to our spiritual longevity. This defensive weapon not only shields us from the enemies attack, but it is a weapon of versatility and power. When our flesh or a voice of oppression says, “this is too hard for God.” Faith says, “Nothing is too hard for the Lord.” When the enemy says, “Your family member will never serve God,” faith…

For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways. Psalm 91:11.  There is a new topic in the news perpetually—the coronavirus. This virus, or merely the thought of the virus, is shaping the lives of North American’s and the world. Last week I went to Costco to buy garbage bags for my church. Upon arrival, the man at the front door who checks-in customers with a membership card said, “we are out of water, paper towel, toilet paper, etc. He said this to everyone walking in the door. Without saying it, this man…