The Spirit is in You

As a disciple of Yeshua, Believers do what He did. (John 14: 12; Rom. 8: 29; 2 Cor. 3: 18). The same Holy Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on every born again Believer as it was on Yeshua. Many reservations, qualifications, exceptions, distinctions and excuses come into my mind even as I write this,… Continue reading The Spirit is in You

Have You Asked For Victory?

          Yeshua said, "Very truly I tell you, whoever believes in me will do the works I have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father. And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the… Continue reading Have You Asked For Victory?

God Is With Our Mouth

"But Moses said to the LORD, 'Oh, my Lord, I am not eloquent, either in the past or since you have spoken to your servant, but I am slow of speech and of tongue.' Then the LORD said to him, 'Who has made man’s mouth? Who makes him mute, or deaf, or seeing, or blind?… Continue reading God Is With Our Mouth

His Work

God is at rest from creation, but He is working His will in mankind to gather a people destined for glory and to be in relationship with Him in Heaven. At the outset, Man fell through disobedience and has suffered under the influence of the enemy, Satan, a rebellious being. God is Sovereign and prepared… Continue reading His Work

As A Child

We were keeping our three granddaughters, the youngest is almost three, and we sat down to eat. I asked who would like to say the blessing? The older sisters said, "Hailey can pray." I said, "Ok", and she began to pray. My hearing is weakening and Hailey is not the clearest speaker, so I had… Continue reading As A Child

God’s Congregation

Today there is a shaking in American and the Church because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Most unprecedented is the impact on the Church, gatherings have been outlawed, free association and assembly has been severely restricted. Panic is imminent, not so much in regard to the Church, but among the public in general. What is the… Continue reading God’s Congregation

Holy Spirit Impartation

"On the last and greatest day of the festival, Jesus stood and said in a loud voice, 'Let anyone who is thirsty come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them.' By this he meant the Spirit, whom those who believed in… Continue reading Holy Spirit Impartation

Acceptance

I made a small sign with a black marker and some white cardboard. I wrote in large bold letters "I ACCEPT", and put it on the wall. It was during college that I had a personal revival of sorts and was filled with the Holy Spirit. This term, "filled" is from decades of perspective and… Continue reading Acceptance

Prayer Note

I kept thinking about my friend and brother in the Lord while I went about my business. When I ran an errand, when I helped the neighbor, and as I was cutting firewood; so I decided to call and find out what was happening with my friend. As soon as I asked, he described the… Continue reading Prayer Note

You Are Not Alone

"Very truly I tell you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged but has crossed over from death to life." (John 5: 24). Can you accept these words of Yeshua? Do you trust Him? Is this your destiny? Do you see any requirement in… Continue reading You Are Not Alone

Spiritual Testimony

On Thursday, September 26, 2019 the 700 Club TV show aired an account of a woman who had an abortion when she was in her early twenties.  The doctor told her an abortion was possible, but it would by very painful as she would have to deliver the baby. Afterwards the memory was painful and… Continue reading Spiritual Testimony

Spiritual Sight

Yeshua gave all He had in pursuit of God's will.  This includes in His conversation with the woman at the well and as He traveled around Israel, healing, delivering, teaching, prophecying, confronting a few, being rejected by many, loving completely in every circumstance.  He kept nothing for Himself and abandoned completely every aspect of His… Continue reading Spiritual Sight

In the Depths of Your Heart

Think of all the years of your life, the months and weeks that measure your growth physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Then scan the range of your memories from childhood till now, the events that have made you who you are, your education, relationships, vacations, holidays, achievements, your greatest triumps and the agony of your defeats,… Continue reading In the Depths of Your Heart

Is This Between Me and God?

In certain of life's situations we may ask this question?  It is likely a good question to ask, even before we become desparate or disappointed?  During Gideon's days Israel was under extreme oppression from rival nations.  An angel appeared to Gideon saying, " 'Go in the strength you have and save Israel out of Midian's… Continue reading Is This Between Me and God?

The Sensitivity of the Spirit

This is the title of a book by R. T. Kendall, including, "Learning to Stay in the Flow of God's Direction."  The Holy Spirit is my fascination, He captivates and seldom leaves my consideration, perspective, and longing.  I believe the Holy Spirit is active in the congregation of Believers on earth ever since Yeshua ascended… Continue reading The Sensitivity of the Spirit

More of Yeshua

As much as we know of and about Yeshua's life and message, Believers yearn to know more of Him.  This is the power and mission of the Holy Spirit to reveal Yeshua in Spiritual dimensions.  That's what we have with our family and close friends, a spiritual connection across generations, forged from shared life experiences,… Continue reading More of Yeshua

The Wisdom Drawn from Above

“At Gibeon the LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream by night; and God said, 'Ask!  What shall I give you?' ” I Kings 3:5. Shortly after Solomon was made King God appeared to him and asked him what he desired.  Solomon, acknowledging his inexperience, asked for wisdom, "an understanding heart", to judge the people,… Continue reading The Wisdom Drawn from Above

Holy Spirit Leading

There is a Spiritual renewal in our day.  Beginning around the turn of this last century and most recently in the 1970's there has been an awakening to the Holy Spirit's leadership, presence, and power.  In Israel and America Messianic Jews have been gathering to exalt and proclaim Yeshua Messiah and Lord.  Traditional evangelical churches… Continue reading Holy Spirit Leading

Reading the Bible

However, whenever, with whatever approach, or state of mind at that time, this is the way to read the Bible.  I have shared that I often just open the Bible (in book format) and start reading.  I might read the whole chapter, one verse, or skip again after some reading, but I most often hear… Continue reading Reading the Bible

A Better Person

The Steinway & Son's piano company makes a grand piano, model 1037, that is preeminent in the industry.  Construction begins with the outer side wall which consists of very long wide boards laminated and shaped in the classic grand piano curved shape.  Large blocks, clamps, molds, presses, and winches are used to conform and glue… Continue reading A Better Person

A Faithless Struggle

My daughter asked if I could make her a chicken coup.  "Of course", I said, so I got on the internet and found several basic plans.  I decided to make a nice one, but before I started her husband reminded her that they would not have time for chickens and she cancelled.  I went ahead… Continue reading A Faithless Struggle

Living in Yeshua

"This is how we know that we live in him and he in us: He has given us of his Spirit." (1 John 4: 13). This is an answer to a commonly asked question, that arises again and again, though we may know it at some level.  David, begged the Lord, "Do not cast me… Continue reading Living in Yeshua

Spiritual Sight

She seemed to know well the gist of Christianity, John 3: 16, that is sometimes used as a campaign slogan to reach the lost, but it seemed hollow and standard.  I responded, "The Bible is supernatural, just like God who sent it."  Then, I made a bold suggestion, that I had once put to myself,… Continue reading Spiritual Sight

Faith and Power

As a small child I remembered two scriptural truths that concerned me.  The first was Jesus is coming back to earth.  "For as lightning that comes from the east is visible even in the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man." (Matt. 24: 27).  I couldn't specify the reference, but I… Continue reading Faith and Power

Believers Driving Cabs

The skies were sunny amid a light warm breeze as we disembarked our cruise ship.  At port in Roatan we caught a cab to the West End beach.  Our driver was very friendly and shared with us how many believers were on the island in various churches. As we drove by the small houses most… Continue reading Believers Driving Cabs