WHAT KILLS MY FAITH He did not weaken in faith when he considered his own body, which was as good as dead (since he was about a hundred years old), or when he considered the barrenness of Sarah’s womb. Romans 4:19 When I consider God’s … Continue reading What Kills My Faith
DO MY EFFORTS MAKE A DIFFERENCE? He said, “What’s a good image for God’s kingdom? What parable can I use to explain it? Consider a mustard seed. When scattered on the ground, it’s the smallest of all the seeds on the earth; but when it’s … Continue reading Do My Efforts Make a Difference?
WHY I TEACH PERSONALIZED PRAYER MAPPING I am getting to do for you what I wish someone had done for me. I was imprisoned for forty years, and suffered privately from issues for which I had no hope of resolving. People who loved me looked … Continue reading Why I Teach Personalized Prayer Mapping
CLUTCHING WHAT IS NOT REALLY MINE “There was a householder who planted a vineyard, and set a hedge around it, and dug a wine press in it, and built a tower, and let it out to tenants, and went into another country. When the season … Continue reading Clutching What Is Not Really Mine
EVEN WHEN I’VE WALKED AWAY And he said, “The kingdom of God is as if a man should scatter seed on the ground. He sleeps and rises night and day, and the seed sprouts and grows; he knows not how. The earth produces by itself, … Continue reading Even When I’ve Walked Away
“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock. And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not … Continue reading Am I Willing To Do What It Takes?
LETTING DOWN MY GUARD "A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he fell into the hands of robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him and went away, leaving him half dead. A priest happened to be going down the same … Continue reading Letting Down My Guard
WITH DISGUST ON MY FACE He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and treated others with contempt: “Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee, … Continue reading With Disgust On My Face