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The Needless Battle

The Battle of New Orleans, from the War of 1812, has been called "the needless battle." That's because the war was already over by the time it was fought. A peace treaty between the Americans and British had been signed 15 days earlier, but the news, in those days of slow communication, didn't reach the battlefield in time. About 1,500 soldiers were killed or wounded in this "needless battle."

In the same way, Jesus has already won the spiritual war for us. But unless we hear that Good News, and accept it by faith, it won't do us any good—we’ll keep falling in needless battles.

Reference: The World Book Encyclopedia, 2003, "War of 1812," pp. 31, 33

Longest Boxing Match

The longest boxing match in history took place in New Orleans on April 6-7, 1893. It was fought between Andy Bowen and Jack Burke. It lasted 110 rounds, and took 7 hours and 19 minutes—and ended in a draw.

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Reference: The World Book Encyclopedia, 2003, "Louisiana," p. 479

Knowing Your Enemy

It is a mistake to put too much emphasis on the devil. He is only a fallen angel, not even as powerful as the least powerful holy angel, let alone God.

It is also a mistake to be unaware of him. Two of the most d... [Read More]

Reference: William Ray, Knowing God through Prayer—the Plan Jesus Gave (Ambassador International, 2008), p. 140