Monthly Archives: December 2011

The Expected Unexpected – Equipped for Battle

The bold businessman exclaimed, “I’m expecting sales to increase four fold in the next year,” and the quaintly dressed woman commented, “I’m expecting that every item in the store will be on sale in the next few days.” “I’m expecting … Continue reading

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If I Only Knew – Equipped for Battle

What does the future hold, and how good or bad will it be? Will I gain weight or lose weight? Will I be prosperous, or will I have difficulty? Who will be President, and which stock is the right one … Continue reading

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Testimonies from Equipped for Battle

He stood in front of the desk with the devotional “Equipped for Battle – From Generation to Generation” in his hand. His words were, “I am literally shaking while I am holding this book.” He was a twenty year retired … Continue reading

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Living with Venom – Equipped for Battle

The conversation was between two men who were strangers to one another, but one man dominated the communications. His rant was about how this was bad and that was bad, and the anger on his face manifested his displeasure with … Continue reading

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The Day After – Equipped for Battle

The tree is bare underneath, and the packages are all gone. The lights seem to glimmer a little less, and the music doesn’t seem quite as festive. Bags of colorful wrapping paper line the walls, and even the ornaments on … Continue reading

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Ornaments – Equipped for Battle

They hang by small hooks or ribbons upon branches of the Christmas trees. Globes and boxes, strings and shapes, homemade and manufactured, big ones, small ones and all of them with their own importance as they are displayed. Some of … Continue reading

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The Intangible Gift – Equipped for Battle

Most of the gifts received at Christmas time are tangible, material and able to be physically enjoyed, however, some of the most lasting gifts are the ones that no one can touch, taste or feel. Here is an example: A … Continue reading

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The Expert – Equipped for Battle

The expert produced his product alone. No one was around, and no one was there to watch. With precision and care piece by piece was put in place, and every part was installed perfectly. There were no flaws, and the … Continue reading

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Mankind was My Business – Equipped for Battle

The reporter states, “Sales are up this many percentage points, and oh doesn’t the amount of traffic in the malls look wonderful this year. People are spending more this season than last and that is an indicator that the economy … Continue reading

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All I Want for Christmas – Equipped for Battle

The Christmas song for children goes: All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth, my two front teeth, see my two front teeth! Gee, if I could only have my two front teeth, then I could wish you … Continue reading

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