Month: August 2017

I Can’t Get Revelation On My Own

"But when He, the Spirit of truth, comes, He will guide you into all the truth; for He will not speak on His own initiative, but whatever He hears, He will speak; and He will disclose to you what is to come.” John 16:13  I … Continue reading I Can’t Get Revelation On My Own

Brainwashing and Re-Programming

Jesus stood and cried out, saying, "If anyone thirsts, let him come to Me and drink. He who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, out of his heart will flow rivers of living water." John 7:37-38  Brainwashing. Programming. Two more terms that Christians … Continue reading Brainwashing and Re-Programming

Really? God Wants Me To Do This?

Satan is never original. He can’t create anything. He takes what was God’s, twists it and perverts it, and then calls it his. So in light of that, why would Christians believe that ‘meditation’ is synonymous with ‘New Age’? It is not. It originated with … Continue reading Really? God Wants Me To Do This?

There’s Something Better Than ‘What Would Jesus Do.’

“Woe to you! For you are like concealed tombs, and the people who walk over them are unaware of it.” Luke 11:44 Jesus words to the Pharisees made them angry. The lawyers among them were hostile and proceeded to question Him in private about His … Continue reading There’s Something Better Than ‘What Would Jesus Do.’

Crafting a Letter

How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth!  Psalm 119:103 Oh, the exquisite beauty of the scriptures.  They enlarge my spirit, they redeem my soul, and they bring healing to my body.  They minister to every part of me as … Continue reading Crafting a Letter

The Years After Personal Failure

And Adam knew his wife again, and she bore a son and called his name Seth, for she said, “God has appointed for me another offspring instead of Abel, for Cain killed him.” At that time people began to call upon the name of the … Continue reading The Years After Personal Failure

Hard To Sit On It

Now Herod was very glad when he saw Jesus; for he had wanted to see Him for a long time, because he had been hearing about Him and was hoping to see some sign performed by Him. And he questioned Him at some length; but … Continue reading Hard To Sit On It

All I Have Left

The Lord is my portion; I promise to keep your words.  Psalm 119:57 How many times have I described the Lord as ‘all I had left’ – after something of great value was taken away?   “I lost everything and God was all I had.”  Really?  … Continue reading All I Have Left

Making Someone Feel Worse With My Good News

Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. Colossians 3:12  Someone else’s shame is so easy to feed and I can do it without knowing it. How? By sharing my … Continue reading Making Someone Feel Worse With My Good News

Using What I Learned From a Religious Past

He [Jesus] said to them, “Therefore every scribe who has been trained for the kingdom of heaven is like a master of a house, who brings out of his treasure what is new and what is old.” Matthew 13:52 Every child of God should be … Continue reading Using What I Learned From a Religious Past