Finding myself too fatigued for original thought this evening…but I came across this post, which combines references to one of my favorite authors (J.R.R. Tolkein) with one of my favorite Scripture passages (the whole armor of God in Ephesians 6). A blessed Sunday to you all, and thanks to Resting in His Grace.

Resting in His Grace

For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds.

2 Corinthians 10:2-3

I don’t like fighting. I prefer to live a nice quiet bucolic life. Gardening. Having tea.   Eating well and often. Giving away gifts.


More Hobbit than Dwarf.

But in this world, as in Middle Earth, if you don’t go to the fight…the fight will come to you. And it would be advantageous to find that “there is more to this Hobbit than meets the eye.”[1]

Therefore, take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.

Ephesians 6:13

Ephesians pic 1With each new birth into spiritual new life, a warrior is born. We are thrust immediately into battle “therefore”…

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