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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.

  • You Are Doing This Wrong

    Most of us are well acquainted with our deficiencies. Simply telling someone they should be patient, or kind or whatever is not apt to do anything but increase guilt and frustration.  Recently, I was driving my truck with a load… Read More ›

  • Abundent Life is Here

    There is so much bad news and future dread all around that we all need much good news. Thankfully there is a truthful source of reliable good news – The Bible.  Isaiah 55 is a light in dark places, refreshing… Read More ›

  • A Place Near Your Altar

    God allowed a sparrow to come near His altar and build her nest. (Psalms 84:3).  He also killed Uzziah instantly for reaching out to steady the altar and keep it from falling. (2 Sam 6:6).  He would kill any but… Read More ›

  • Principles of the Kingdom

    Jesus tells us a principal of the Kingdom of heaven in Matt. 19 and explains it in chapter 20.  Simply put the last will be first and the first last.  The context is to those entering eternity or the kingdom… Read More ›

  • Good Things Have Happened

    Many people are saying that the end of America may be near; both sides in the presidential election claim the end will begin if their opponent is elected.  Movies and TV shows have been produced recently depicting a post America… Read More ›

  • Wonders of Marriage

    “Haven’t you read,” he replied, “that at the beginning the Creator made them male and female,’ and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become… Read More ›

  • Horrible Evils

    There are many evils in our society such as murder, crimes of all sorts, injustice in our courts, corruption in our government, despicable personal acts.  These are seemingly on the rise, but they have been around at certain levels for… Read More ›

  • In the Small Things

    Does God care about the small things that we deal with in this life.  By small, I don’t mean insignificant or material necessities of living; He promises to give us food and clothing, things we need.  No, I’m referring to… Read More ›

  • The Prodigal Son

    In this parable, (Luke 15: 11-32) the younger son asked for his share of the estate.  He took his share, left, and squandered all he had received; ultimately he found himself starving in a foreign land during a severe famine…. Read More ›

  • Fruit Bearing

    The parable of the sower, (Matt. 13: 18-23), includes an alarming and critical category of failed seeds; the first is taken by the enemy from the path; the second has no root and quickly falls away when rocks of trouble… Read More ›

  • Accusations

    Have you ever heard accusations in your mind?  Are they immediately after some interaction with someone or as a consequence of your own thoughts or actions?  Are they out of the blue almost random accusations pointing out your weakness, things… Read More ›

  • Myths on Earth

    When we enter into the afterlife we will be  free of many lies, conjecture, assumption, misunderstanding, and deception that we held while on earth.  For many, the most obvious will be the existence in which we enter, but this will be… Read More ›

  • God’s Care Sovereign and Particular

    To fear God, and to stand in awe of his justice; to trust and depend on him in all conditions; to submit patiently to his will under all afflictions; to pray to him for the supply of our wants, for… Read More ›

  • Wisdom in Reply

    A response to some proclaimed Atheists is ill-advised, particularly if they are merely trolling for replies, and considering the substance of their arguments and the scriptures.  As long as they have breath, there is still hope that God in His… Read More ›

  • Jim and Casper Go To Church

    “Most christians have been immersed in church culture for so long that they have no idea how non-Christian guests might interpret what they see and hear at a worship service, or what might inspire them to come back.”  Is the… Read More ›

  • The Greatest Thing Sought

    Eternal life…..movies and books have fantasized about its attainment, Cortez searched the new world for “The fountain of youth”.  People are seeking to live longer lives and life expectations for populations are increasing.However, who can deliver on such a promise.  God… Read More ›

  • Atheist And Proud Of It, But Why

    This is a partial list of celebrities who are purportedly atheist by News N Buzz website and comments attributed to each.  It is likely profitable to be atheist in Hollywood, so as to the true heart-felt beliefs of these folks,… Read More ›

  • The Church in America Today and Tomorrow

    The Pew Center did a massive survey in May 2015, generating many statistics, in general concluding that evangelical churches were growing while others were declining.  Also, within Evangelical churches “non-denominational” churches were growing significantly.  American society as represented in the… Read More ›

  • A Word of Encouragement

    You can have greater faith now.  Hear, think, remember, read, meditate, pray, seek, ask, inquire about Messiah Yeshua, and as you do listen, faith will rise.  Everywhere God is blessing His people, even those who are just turning to Him,… Read More ›

  • Feelings vs Mental Assent

    These  are two aspects of faith and they offer much to debate and divide those who favor a particular view.  In revival we see each in operation, but mental assent is much more difficult to observe than the emotions and… Read More ›

  • God’s Timing

    Everything of God is perfect, so when we look at His timing it is amazing.  In His timing He can be severe, as well as gracious.  When Abraham was asked to offer his only son Isaac as a sacrifice, immediately… Read More ›

  • Recognizing the Holy Spirit

    The critical issue in our Christian walk is will we be led by the Spirit or by self, human will, skill, thought, ego, imagination or other motivations. How is the distinction made – even when it is acknowledged to be… Read More ›

  • A Vision in Worship on Easter Sunday

    I saw an athletic event at an outdoor stadium.  The athletes were highly skilled and the competition fierce.  There were many spectators cheering for the champions.  As the event neared its conclusion, a weaker participant faltered and fell.  Falling to… Read More ›

  • Fear God and Live

    What truth we know is from God; some directly via written form and other via individual revelation.  Other information, mostly erroneous or out right untruths abound from suggestions of the enemy and imaginations of men.  Truth is not time sensitive… Read More ›

  • One Child’s Glimpse of the Kingdom

    Unless you become as a child you will never enter into the Kingdom of God  – Matthew 18:3 My first memories are when I was four or five.  I have considerable access to photographs and some of these early one’s… Read More ›