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YOUR SWORD OF THE SPIRIT; HOW SHARP?

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"For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart” – (1 Timothy 4:12). Therefore take the whole armour of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand…and take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God” (Ephesians 6:13,17).

In the premodern and medieval times, swords were the most important weapons in the arsenal of a good soldier or army. The victories of an army were largely dependent on the type of swords they wielded as also on the skills of the soldiers who wielded these swords. A sword is a bladed weapon intended for slashing or thrusting that is longer than a knife or dagger (Wikipedia). The blade of a sword can be straight or curved and often sharpened on both sides. I would think you have seen a sword before, at least…

WHY TELL A LIE?

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On the 8th day of September 2011, I had a discussion with my friends on Facebook. We examined the issue of telling of lies and what God’s word has to say about it. Friends as you read through the excerpts of that discussion, I want you to allow God to help you put away from you every thing that would deny you the opportunity of meeting with the Lord Jesus Christ and being with Him in glory when He comes to take the saints home. Discover the various ways the Devil tempts us to tell lies and resolve from today never to allow Satan destroy your eternal destiny through lies for “All liars shall have their place in the lake that burneth with fire and Brimstone(Hell)”. Be blessed as you read through.



ME: Goodmorning friends, this is the day God has made and we shall rejoice in it. Today’s question is “Is there any justification for telling lies, be it ‘white’, ‘harmless’, or ‘professional’ lies? Place your comments on this issue. Let us interact usefully today. Let me know what you think an…