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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.

  • Holy Spirit In Clay Jars

    The Holy Spirit lives in every believer.  When Yeshua ascended to the Father, He left the Holy Spirit to dwell in His People.  This was fulfillment of the great prophecy that He would give His people a heart of flesh… Read More ›

  • We Cannot Out Give God

    I can only think of three occasions  recording that Yeshua received gifts;  near His birth He was given frankincense, gold and myrrh; Mary gave him a foot washing of expensive perfume, and after His death Joseph and Nicodemus gave Him… Read More ›

  • Comprehending God

    We are finite and limited in our understanding, but Yeshua came to earth to show us God’s love, his nature and character.  God is powerful enough to make himself known, in fact, it took the cruel death of His one… Read More ›

  • Rest For Your Soul

    A soul that strives, that struggles, that is searching, that is tormented, that is self-reliant, that is lonely, is not resting. Yeshua said,  “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.  Take… Read More ›

  • What Happened to the Sacrifice

    The sacrifice in the Torah has been fulfilled by a lasting, once for all sacrifice of the Lamb of God, His one and only son Yeshua, Messiah.  That sacrifice was the one to which all the rituals of Passover pointed…. Read More ›

  • Inclusion Misinterpreted

    Dictionaries define inclusion as the act or state of being included in a group or substance. It appears that this definition violates the rule that a word should not be defined using a variation of the word; thus some have… Read More ›

  • Christian Generosity

    We watched a portion of a TV travel show about flying over southern Italy.  It was very beautiful and the ancient ruins were visible in great detail from the areal perspective.  As they flew over Rome the great Roman Catholic… Read More ›

  • Rest For Your Soul

    A soul that strives, that struggles, that is searching, that is tormented, that is self-reliant, that is lonely, is not resting. Yeshua said, “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.  Take… Read More ›

  • A Dream Awakened

    I had a dream, waking abruptly, “It’s not going to be finished.”  I repeated.  I realized that in my dream I was dying unexpectedly and had a moment of consciousness immediately before death.  I said, “It’s not going to be finished.”… Read More ›

  • John Adams

    I just finished watching the HBO series of John Adams, based the book by David McCullough.  I read the book when it came out several years ago.  If you have even the smallest interest in history these are well told… Read More ›

  • Feelings Show Our Beliefs

      When we examine our feelings, or we cry out in emotion overflowing from feelings of hurt, anguish, disappointment, loss, etc., we are expressing what we believe to be true.  However, all we feel and believe is not necessarily true…. Read More ›

  • The Just Shall Live By Faith

    In Zephaniah 1:12 a pronouncement is given upon those who are settled in complacency, who say in their heart, “The Lord will not do good, nor will he do evil”. This is an appropriate scripture for today as people, even… Read More ›

  • Resurrection

    Judeo-Christian teaching is full of the concept of the after life including much on heaven – the kingdom of God and some on Hell, Hades, and eternal punishment.  For Believers Heaven is our goal, to be eternally in God’s glorious… Read More ›

  • A Friend and God’s Faithfulness

    I have a long time friend, who is as good a friend as one could ever want.  We were hired at the same time by the same organization. We went through divisional training together and worked together several times through… Read More ›

  • Liar! Do Not Listen

      “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter.” (Isaiah 5:20). “A wicked person listens to deceitful lips; a liar… Read More ›

  • Judgment and Tolerance

    Christians invented tolerance and practice it as a general rule, even though world history may have some specific exceptions.  Of course Hitler claimed to be a Christian, but clearly he was not. Islam knows no tolerance, nor do humanists, atheists,… Read More ›

  • This is Not Rocket Science

    I saw a very serious report on a major network national news segment discussing the plans necessary to inhabit Mars as an alternative to Earth.  Mars is a dry rock, without a breathable atmosphere, and incapable of sustaining any existing… Read More ›

  • Mending a Broken Heart

    The Bee Gees great hit, “How can you mend a broken heart”, reminds us that our hearts are weak and this world is evil.  The enemy is doing all he can to kill, steal and destroy our faith in Yeshua… Read More ›

  • Self Knowledge and God’s Light

    Watchman Nee collection Vol. 1 is several writings put together into one book.  Watchman Nee is one of my favorite authors because he well understands the Spirit life and the word of God.  He comments on 1 Corinthians 3 which… Read More ›

  • Outstanding Hypocrisy

    Chicago’s Governor announced recently that his city’s law enforcement officers would not enforce federal Immigration laws.  Other cities in California had previously refused to recognize federal Immigration law, proclaiming themselves cities of refuge.  This rebellion has a historical precedent, in… Read More ›

  • Lay Down Your Burden

    We need reminding that some (or much) of what we have thought comes from worries, lies from the enemy, fears, wounds and hurts, injustice, rumors, jealousy, revenge, etc.  We are very weak and in our natural fallen state; we are… Read More ›

  • God’s Building From Start to Finish

    God is a master builder.   “For he was looking forward to the city with foundations, whose architect and builder is God.” (Heb. 11:10).  ” For every house is built by someone, but God is the builder of everything.  Moses… Read More ›

  • One Man Praying

    An impromptu prayer time was announced at church and I heard about it; as an intercessor I was interested to join with other intercessors.  Also, I was curious about how many would show up, and how it would proceed.  There was… Read More ›

  • Release of the Spirit

    Some day the Holy Spirit will reclaim a prominent place in His church.  Currently the church is focused on teaching alone.  Teaching is promoted while operation of other gifts of the Spirit are quenched and stifled; worldly thinking and natural… Read More ›

  • Before the Bible Was Banned

    American education from its beginning incorporated the greatest selling, most popular, and singularly most unique book of all time, the Bible, in its curriculum.  American education began in the churches and synagogues.  Later it was essentially taken over by state… Read More ›