The battle between good and evil continues! Unable to finish the battle at Calvary, Lucifer and his angels now deal with the fledgling Church that was born in great power on Pentecost. Lucifer tries hard to stamp out this spirit-empowered group of believers, including murderous persecution and subtle corruption from within. You are part of the angelic realm as you watch the Lord work through Peter, Paul, Stephen and others to build a supernatural Kingdom. This dramatic interplay illustrates the desperate battle waging around the early Church between the forces of good and evil. Our fight is not against human beings. No, it is against rulers, against authorities, against world powers of this darkness, and against evil spiritual beings in the heavenly world (Ephesians 6:12 PEB). Author and pastor D. Brian Shafer brings creative life to an ancient story, revealing how the enemy works, then and now, to destroy God's people. Fire and Sword is book five in the Chronicles of the Host series.