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I have been involved in a lot of church work my whole life, but I consider Yeshua to be everything and the hidden life in Him. I was part of the Jesus movement revival of the early 1970's and I have a heart for Israel.

  • Young Person!

    Amidst all your activity, hurry, start as you are, don’t look back, press on toward your destiny.  Lay aside all questioning, light the spark of courage within, speak words of life and hope, cast off doubts and find renewal and… Read More ›

  • I See Faces in the Trees

    This morning a bear stared straight down at me, What have you to say from your position in my tree? His big bushy head with deep and narrow set eyes, A long nose with ears laid back were quite a… Read More ›

  • Surrender

    I am praying for some people, I call them prodigals, meaning that they have left the people who love them, and/or lost their direction/destiny and/or are entrapped and taken captive through wrong and deceptive thoughts/behavior.  Today, I was worshiping with… Read More ›

  • What Matters

    This question could be relative depending on whom and what is the subject.  I would like to consider you and I the subject, but leave providence as to what is considered.  Providence means God’s protective care, divine intervention, predestination and… Read More ›

  • When It Bothers Us

    For we must all appear before the Judgment Seat of Christ, so that each of us may receive what is due us for the things done while in the body, whether good or bad. (2 Cor. 5: 10). This is… Read More ›

  • One Flesh

    There is an old saying, “Behind every great man is a woman.”  The point is that a man’s wife is crucial to his success. However, this adage is out of favor in this current climate of political correctness for many… Read More ›

  • God Using Horses

    I looked up and there beside my barn stood two large horses eating grass like they were starving.  I recognized them as my neighbor’s horses, so I went out in the field to see if I could turn them around… Read More ›

  • The Creator and the Cosmos

    This book by Hugh Ross, Ph.d. is well written and interesting.  It discusses astrophysics in a way that is understandable even though it goes into considerable depth.  Dr. Ross is a believer and a cosmologist and theoretician.  This was the… Read More ›

  • God Instead

    We all face circumstances in this world that are incomplete, deficient, and not what is normally expected or needed.  These range from missing a parent, even both parents, to not having a friend when one is most necessary.  I believe… Read More ›

  • God’s Gifts to Man

    There is a lot written about identifying one’s spiritual gifts.  Much of it centers around a description of the various gifts recorded in scripture. This is good and even so, there remains a considerable amount of uncertainty on the subject,… Read More ›

  • Searching For Your Style

    Somewhere I picked up the idea that an artist needs to acquire, develop, or create a technique, style, or niche that is unique and particularly theirs.  I think it is true regarding commercial success, but it may also be equally… Read More ›

  • A Song From God

    I asked God to give me a song with which to praise Him. I wanted it to be deep and significant, rather than fluff. I realize I’m not a musician, but I have a love for music, worship, and God… Read More ›

  • The Bride of Messiah

    The body of Messiah is united now in Yeshua and is born of the Promise and Spirit.  Every leading of the Holy Spirit is in perfect accord with each member of the body moving in a beautiful and elegant rhythm… Read More ›

  • That’s Hard to Believe

    This is a phrase we have all uttered upon hearing certain tales.  My wife and I have discovered that movies based on true stories are usually our favorites because truth is stranger than fiction.  Men may be particularly interested in… Read More ›

  • Long Patience Quick Action

    God is patient for ages, then suddenly fulfills His will and promise.  Many generations passed in the first age of men, while God’s wrath built up, then suddenly the flood came upon the unsuspecting wicked and only Noah and his… Read More ›

  • The Silliest Idea

    The idea of a utopia on earth constructed by men is the silliest idea ever.  However long we have lived on earth there has been no utopia.  All the attempts by tyrants, communists, Emperors, dictators, and even well-meaning people can… Read More ›

  • Children of the Devil

    This is a dreadful topic, but it explains a lot of what is happening in our day.  Moreover, it is true and we need not ignore the designs, purposes, and plans of God.  “The one who does what is sinful… Read More ›

  • Bad Things Happen

    Today, I cut my finger pretty bad.  I’m thankful it was not worse.  I’m glad I was in a good place in my walk with the Lord.  I’m grateful that medical care was available and that I have insurance.  I’m… Read More ›

  • Home of the Brave

    “There is no more important struggle for American democracy than insuring a diverse independent and free media.” – Bill Moyers Irrespective of whether this statement is true, there is scarcely any diversity in media. Main-stream media is not independent but one… Read More ›

  • Worship He Deserves

    The heavenly beings surround God’s throne and worship Him with the highest of praises, bowing in surrender before Him. (Rev. 4: 4-11).  Yeshua, the Son of Man and only human to know God fully said that He seeks worshipers who… Read More ›

  • Hannah’s Anguish

    Someone is in anguish now over a destiny they see passing away.  This person is distressed from waiting and taunts from rivals.  Nevertheless, hope is found in the Lord. Carry your burden and pour it out before Father God, He… Read More ›

  • Hidden Motives

    Do you ever question your motives?  At what point in the process of thinking, planning, preparing, initiating, working, and completing do you consider your motives?  Is your consideration an actual questioning of something uncertain or is it justifying the obvious…. Read More ›

  • Recipe For Delight

    In the middle of a dream, while I was still asleep, He gave me a recipe -“Blackberry jam on hot buttered corn on the cob”.  It is as difficult as anything to eat without making a mess, so lay down… Read More ›

  • Anti-Faith Accusation

    “Democracy demands that the religiously motivated translate their concerns into universal, rather than religion-specific, values.  It requires that their proposals be subject to argument, and amenable to reason.  I may be opposed to abortion for religious reasons, but if I… Read More ›

  • Return To Me

    I must embrace humility for this is reality.  Pride blinds people so they can’t see and they deny God.  Even many who acknowledge that He exists do not believe what He says. Some slander, accusing Him of injustice, apathy, or… Read More ›