God Was Here First

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

The first 10 words of the Bible say, “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth” (Genesis 1:1). It’s the beginning of time, or we should say, of created time. The beginning of all that is going to exist, except for anything that exists but isn’t created. God is not created. God has always existed in a timeless …

God’s Wind Blows

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

t’s the movement of air that you say you see when the trees bend or your hair whips you in the face. But you can’t really see the air moving. You just see its effects. The weather report says it comes from the northeast or the southwest, but ask someone from there and they’ll say they didn’t send it—it came …

Will You Win?

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Have you ever been on a losing team that would keep losing all the time? Then, like a miracle, your team wins a game. What do people think will happen the next game? Everyone thinks the team will win! Because they are no longer in disgrace. They don’t see themselves as losers but winners. Do you ever tell yourself that …

God Uses the Work of His Enemy

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

If God is almighty and loving, how can the devil operate in this world as his wicked enemy? Because God uses the devil’s work to accomplish his own. The devil is not master but servant. He’s chained. A prisoner. Yes, the devil tripped Jesus by acting through Judas and other misguided, wicked authority figures to have Jesus tortured and killed. …

Don’t Dismiss The Dragon

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

One hero of the faith who models an alert level for the threat of the devil is Martin Luther, a 16th century professor and reformer whose writings expose the devil’s wicked work with truth and faith. Luther writes about the devil, “He suggests an evil thought to you about God, as if God did not want to have mercy on …