Insignificant Moments of Obedience

“But be doers of the word, and not only hearers, deluding your own selves.” James‬ ‭1:22‬ ‭‬‬ This seems to be the scriptural theme for my day. Knowing what to do, but not doing it. The addict that can teach the class on what to do, but can’t apply it outside of treatment. The child... Continue Reading →

The Highlight Reels of Hidden Testimony

“Judas the son of James, and Judas Iscariot, who became a traitor.” Luke‬ ‭6:16‬ ‭‬‬ “As a result of this many of His disciples withdrew and were not walking with Him anymore. So Jesus said to the twelve, “You do not want to go away also, do you?” Simon Peter answered Him, “Lord, to whom... Continue Reading →

Do not be dismayed

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”” ‭‭Joshua‬ ‭1:9‬ ‭‬‬ For a long time, I have lived with self-imposed limits that have kept me from pursuing what I knew God had placed in my heart. I... Continue Reading →

Lessons from a horse

“And He said to him, “Stand up and go; your faith has made you well.”” Luke‬ ‭17:19‬ ‭‬‬ Jesus gave his command many times when he helps people. The Greek word Strong's G4982 - sōzō for healed/whole/well is translated in other scriptures as saved. As I read the passage, my spirit resonated “stand up and... Continue Reading →

Ministry

Ministry Strong's G1248 - diakoniaservice, ministering, esp. of those who execute the commands of othersof those who by the command of God proclaim and promote religion among menof the office of Mosesof the office of the apostles and its administrationof the office of prophets, evangelists, elders etc.the ministration of those who render to others the... Continue Reading →

The Stones Cry Out

“shouting: “BLESSED IS THE KING WHO COMES IN THE NAME OF THE LORD; Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!” Some of the Pharisees in the crowd said to Him, “Teacher, rebuke Your disciples.” But Jesus answered, “I tell you, if these become silent, the stones will cry out!”” Luke‬ ‭19:38-40‬ ‭‬‬ Before me... Continue Reading →

Sifting

““Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has demanded permission to sift you like wheat; but I have prayed for you, that your faith may not fail; and you, when once you have turned again, strengthen your brothers.”” Luke‬ ‭22:31-32‬ ‭ I am sitting in the desert with the only sound a random passing car from time to... Continue Reading →

Succeed or Fail, I Give Myself Permission

I was scanning my emails this morning, and saw the Five Minute Friday prompt word PERMISSION. And immediately I thought, why is it that I fail to step out where I know God has called me? He has given me permission. He equips me. He calls me. The failure comes in that I haven't given... Continue Reading →

Word and Power, not either/or

“Jesus said to them, “Is this not the reason you are wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God?”‭‭Mark‬ ‭12:24‬ ‭ESV‬‬ It is not enough to know Scriptures, the Pharisees and Sadducees both to quote them. We must walk in the truth of the Word and in the power of the... Continue Reading →

Can I accept the steak to get to the cow?

I love when God uses every day work things to create a parallel process in my life. I was going about my workday, and boom, I get that slap on the behind to wake me up and move me out of my stinking thinking. The doctor was answering a question posed about the training he... Continue Reading →

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