Surprising, inspiring, and all very human, Patrick McCaskey‘s Poems About the Gospel is a perfect book for all seasons–including Lent. Patrick McCaskey is a Vice President and Director of the Chicago Bears , Chairman of Sports Faith International, as well as the author of our Sports and Faith Series. He is also a grandson of George “Papa Bear” Halas. Poems About the Gospel is available from Sporting Chance Press, Amazon and select bookstores like the Little Way in Crystal Lake.

The Kingdom of God Overruled Satan

Luke 11:14-23

Critics said Jesus worked with the devil.
Christ denied the charge and warned the critics.
They saw people had been freed from Satan.
Their stubbornness gave him a place to work.

This passage is blunt and polemical.
The devil is strong; he enslaved mankind.
Christ is stronger; He defeated Satan.
We need to make room for God’s Kingdom.

The Navarre Bible notes are instructive.
Saint Caesarius of Arles said that,
“At our Baptism, we were made into
Temples of the Holy Spirit.” Don’t sin.

When we are at home, when we are away,
The Holy Spirit helps us every day.

Patrick McCaskey

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