Theology

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

Choice

The power of independence is often recognized by choice.  The phrase, “You are free to choose,” means that you have a certain freedom of will.  It is undeniable that life is full of choices, so a presumption arises that our… Read More ›

Satan’s Teat

1 Peter 2:2-3 “Like newborn babies, thirst for the pure milk of the word so that by it you may grow in your salvation.  Surely you have tasted that the Lord is good!” Scripture encourages us to study God’s Word… Read More ›

Hope For The Downcast

There seemed no end to the oppression that plagued my thoughts.  Thick dark clouds of sadness moved endlessly above me.  The Lord’s presence was nowhere to be found. Curses and bad memories, arguments presenting themselves one after another supported a… Read More ›

Fluff vs Substance

I was reading a book about writing in which the author described with her most descriptive language the passion and motivation she has for writing.  In her first chapter she said, write a draft without expecting perfection.  In the next… Read More ›

Your Life

I was finishing a letter to a believer in difficult circumstances, and I began to get a glimpse of God’s perspective of her.  She is ordinary like most of us, filled with uncertainty and weak in terms of ability to… Read More ›

Yeshua’s Speech

Why do people find Yeshua’s words and speech difficult to understand? For us two thousand years later, one could say it is because of differences in time, language, and custom, but that doesn’t explain it.  The events, stories, and dialog… Read More ›

Doomed to Repetition

We are all alike, there is no man who has been any better than another; all our distinctions are meaningless attempts to establish a figment of independence.  All religions were created by men trying to be accepted by God, but… Read More ›