Like a Lion

“The Word of God
is like a lion.


You don’t have to
defend a lion.


All you have to do

is let the lion



and the lion

will defend



– Charles Spurgeon

“So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.” – Isaiah 55:11

“The words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.” – John 6:63

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Dr. Eowyn

Amen, TD!

Deplorable Patriot

This is great. Thanks for posting it. Now I’m motivated .

Steven Broiles

The problem, it seems to me, is letting the lion loose: The lion knows his keepers will keep the George Orwell’s of truth far away from the lion’s den. No wonder Mark Twain—ever the cynic—said, “A lie will travel half-way around the world before the truth can put its pants on.”

But God, it seems to me, has a different schedule than we do: Has Mr. Trump drained the Swamp yet? (Has God Himself had enough of the V-2 cult?) So the trick, it seems to me, is to turn that lion LOOSE!


The Lion of the tribe of Judah!


Speaking of lions defending themselves, there’s a long, free excerpt of Peter Hathaway Capstick’s Death in the Long Grass at amazon in which this last of the big game hunters explains in beautiful prose the difference between sentimentalist pap like Born Free and the apex majesty of real lions that are messed with in their own habitat. Spoiler alert—the lions are the heroes. Four hundred crouching pounds getting flattened in the tall grass, quiet as any house cat, supremely patient, and able to cover 100 yards from a dead start in 3 seconds and horizontally leap up to 33 feet—and… Read more »

Tim Shey

Proverbs 28: 1: “The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.”