Theology

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 ›

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 ›