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A Bulwark of Truth

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A Bulwark of Truth


“We have a strong city; God will appoint salvation for walls and bulwarks. Open the gates, that the righteous nation which keeps the truth may enter in.” Isaiah 26:1-2 (NKJV)



Recently, in meditation, I heard the Lord say, “I am building a bulwark.” I was surprised to hear the word bulwark as it’s not a word that I readily use. I know that Jesus builds His church and no man or denomination heads it. It is a household of faith composed of living stones (you and me) with Christ as both the corner and capstone! Apostle Paul described the church as a “household of the living God,” which stood firm as a “pillar and bulwark of the truth” (1 Timothy 3:15 NET).


In Matthew 16:18 (ESV), Jesus said, “I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.” The Greek word for chu