Tagged Pride

Heaven’s Superstars

I’ve watched many people in the music industry and it is interesting to see how some went on to great commercial success, while others remain largely unknown, even though they had more natural talent and ability.  I’ve heard it said about actors as well, that commercial success depends more on a chance meeting or fortunate event than anything else. Life is not a fair competition among all the qualified competitors where each one gets their chance in the spotlight of future fame and popularity.  Moreover, consider the vast number of “One Hit Wonders”, those who got their chance, produced a…

Awakening Mankind

There is a renewal coming that will bring the nations into a new era of peace and favor.  Throughout history, evil, war, and poverty have had the spotlight and microphone of the world’s stage, until a natural disaster occurred to temporarily switch the theme from acts of man, to acts of God.  Even so, there is a unique event in history that is instructive, but seldom recounted.  Those who went to Bible class as children were taught about the Tower of Babel, but within the full story is a picture of God’s Sovereignty and love for mankind. The whole world…

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 failure.  They don’t know their creator.  God is eternal, more true and real than any created thing. God waits for people to embrace reality and join Him in the freedom of the Sons of God. When we take on humility we begin to see clearly that we are truly small, helpless, broken and weak.  Humility is understanding and alignment with…

What I Need and Need Not

Sometimes we reach a point where a repurposing of all things not surrendered to God the Father, is necessary. (Rom.12:2). Yeshua described it…”If then the light within you is darkness, how great is that darkness!” (Matt. 6:23).  If there is to be any encouragement, any love and peace, any satisfaction and rest; then it must come from God and flow to others. (Eph. 2:4,8; Rom. 5:12; Gal.5:13).  My destiny is not contingent on having friends, nor anything others seem to have or desire.  My destiny is dictated by the presence and work of God within my innermost