Posts Tagged Victory

Jahaziel: Speaking faith when fear abounds (2 Chronicles 20:1-30)

Jehoshaphat was a good king.  He reigned over Judah for twenty-five years and during that time the nation was oriented towards God.  However, early on in his reign he and the nation faced a huge challenge as detailed in 2 Chronicles 20:1-30: a number of the surrounding nations made an alliance and came together to […]

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Psalm 22 – The anguish & victory of the cross

Towering across the ages as a permanent monument to the grace of God stands the cross of Christ.  The events of Good Friday, the horrific suffering, crucifixion and death of the Son of God, are beyond description and should constantly cause us to be amazed at what our Saviour has done.  Jesus’ ensuing resurrection from […]

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Psalm 83 – Recalling Unexpected Victories

Asaph opens Psalm 83 by outlining to God the way an alliance of enemy nations are conspiring against Israel.  Ten nations which geographically surround Israel are listed in verses 6 & 7.  They are described as hating God, planning together against God’s people (His ‘treasured ones’), wanting to wipe out the nation, name and memory […]

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