Theology

Hurricane Prayer

Matthew 21:22 reminds us that if we ask believing we will receive whatever we ask.  This, of course, assumes we are asking through the leading of the Holy Spirit in accordance with God’s will but God is able to answer… Read More ›

Faith With Effect

She had been sick for twelve years, but she believed that touching Yeshua’s garment would bring healing.  “Jesus turned and saw her. ‘Take heart, daughter,’ he said, ‘your faith has healed you.’  And the woman was healed at that moment.”… Read More ›

Behind The Curtain

I woke up this morning like most other days thinking about things.  After a while, I set aside all thinking and chose to listen through the Spirit, rather than think.  The doorway to Spirit listening was the truth that God… Read More ›

Ask and Receive

My daughter’s six year old, Carley, came in saying that some bug bit her on the shoulder. Her two year old sister watches everything her older sisters do.  So, when I asked  Carley to come with me to put some… Read More ›

Whom God Regards

We Americans are independent and big thinkers.  The concept of equality inspires the individual to believe anyone can be great.  We tell our children that they can grow up to be President.  We encourage them to think big and become… Read More ›

The Unseen World

What if there were things around us that we cannot see, yet bear heavily upon our lives? What if we were not the masters of our own fate, as it so often seems?  Is there a spiritual realm that consists… Read More ›

The Miraculous Hinderance

I listened to a famous profligate denouncing Christianity to a Believer.  His audience eagerly urged him on as he ridiculed religion, but most specifically Christianity.  His accusations were made as unquestionable fact and his condescending air portrayed a pride for… Read More ›

Why Join a Church

Many believers ask this question.  They do so because they see no benefit or reason in it. There are reasons for work and for play, for attending weddings and funerals, even for going to church on certain religious holidays, but… Read More ›

The Fury of God

“And it shall come to pass, that from one new moon to another, and from one sabbath to another, shall all flesh come to worship before me, saith the Lord.  And they shall go forth and look upon the carcasses… Read More ›

Your God

One after another young women scream, “Oh my God,” when they see their redesigned house on the various house “fixer up” TV shows.  It’s likely just an expression without any real meaning, but it points to a portrayal of God… Read More ›

A View of the Heart

But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him.  The Lord does not look at the things we do.  People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at… Read More ›

Awe and Fear

They were leaders in the church and community, from respected families, married to prominent people, doctors and leaders themselves in the church, but they were committed to fraud.  They found a place secluded, hidden and were having adulterous homosexual sex…. Read More ›

Spiritual Exercise

I was waiting on the waffle iron to get hot, as I was waiting on my wife to get up, while waiting one hour before eating, after taking my medication.  It was a perfect time to meditate on the Lord,… Read More ›

Not So Sweet Dreams

I woke up exhausted this morning, not because I didn’t get enough sleep or was awakened during the night, but by the dream I had.  It was a very detailed story of business and investment in a flower growing venture…. Read More ›

Faith and Patience

“That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.” Hebrews 6:12. There are many promises given to Believers in the Word of God.  Not the least of which is that, in the… Read More ›

Yeshua Before Creation

God was complete and in union with His one and only Son before creation.  The Holy Spirit as well, Genesis records “The Spirit moved over the waters”.  But let’s consider the Messiah now, particularly given the incarnation, meaning God becoming… Read More ›

Searching For Love

There in the dark, late at night, it was  midsummer and I was running for exercise, but really for much more.  I was lonely in this small town in the middle of no where.  I reached a small sign marking… Read More ›

God’s Kings

“Let his mind be changed from a man’s, and let a beast’s mind be given to him; and let seven periods of time pass over him.  The sentence is by the decree of the watchers, the decision by the word… Read More ›

Light and Sovereignty

Two things have been on my mind, 1) the presence of the Lord, and 2) God’s Sovereignty over all, all things, all events, all creatures and all people, in heaven and on earth.  These are related most definitely, the first… Read More ›

What God Desires

This is the thinking that fuels all religion, that personal set or institutionalized system of religious attitudes, beliefs, and practices for a greater power to whom service and worship is made.  With the knowledge of Creator God so obvious and… Read More ›

Remembered By God

We were talking about vacations and someone remarked, “You weren’t on that trip.” They had forgotten that I was there.  I made no reply, but it hurt to be forgotten, ignored or overlooked.  All of us forget things, even important… Read More ›