I recall sitting in my bedroom on Walnut Dr. It was summer. I think I was 19 years old. I knew what God was wanting to do with me at the time. I knew what He was calling me to do. I knew what He was preparing. But I had this fear of stepping out … More Why all the fear?
I can’t state it any better than Oswald Chambers. My words I have tried to put together are worthless to go with this quote. So, I’ll just let Chambers do the talking. There are times when you can’t understand why you cannot do what you want to do. When God brings a time of waiting, … More A time of waiting…
In the words of David, “…Keep your mouth shut and let your heart do the talking…” (Psalm 4:4). While proclaiming the Kingdom of God John the Baptist stated, “Change your life God’s kingdom is here.” (Matthew 3:2). John went on to say, “It’s your life that must change not your skin.” (Matthew 3:8). At the … More Change and the Crossroad
Have you ever wondered what life be like without Jesus? Think about it for a moment… What would life be like if the birth of Jesus had not taken place 2000 years ago? The world would be an unbelievably different place today had the birth of Jesus not taken place. I can’t imagine what life would … More What would life be like if…
Hope as defined by Dictionary.com as a noun is wrapped up in “feelings.” But as a verb: To look forward to with desire and reasonable confidence. To believe, desire, or trust. Hebrews 10:19-25, So, friends, we can now—without hesitation—walk right up to God, into “the Holy Place.” Jesus has cleared the way by the blood … More 2009: A Look Forward – in Your eyes
…and beyond! JESUS CHRIST The day you heard the Gospel and responded by following Jesus – you didn’t respond to a moment in time or to a person presenting the message. But rather the power of the Holy Spirit working through the surrendered life of another person. Paul states, I was unsure of how to go about this, … More The greatest hope on earth…
I received a comment from my “Are you hungry?” post. Instead of posting a lengthy comment there I have decided to write one here. The question posted was, “Is it possible to be filled with the Holy Spirit and be sad at the same time?” There were several thoughts that came to mind as I read … More A sad face is good for the heart
It’s the day after Thanksgiving… Did you get enough to eat yesterday? I’m now extremely full after the 3 rounds of leftovers I had tonight for dinner! I am more stuffed than the turkey was yesterday! But that’s not quite the kind of hunger I am talking about. Are you hungry for more of God? … More Are you hungry?
I’ll never forget when Joshua Tree by U2 was released (1987). I was in Cleveland, TN at Lee College. I headed over to the mall after classes and purchased the cassette. While driving back to campus I heard this song and was blown away. “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” is a powerful song. … More I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
Are you living life on “Focal Point”? Focal [foh-kuhl] of or pertaining to a focus. Point [point] (n.) a particular aim, end, or purpose. (v.) to direct the mind or thought in some direction; call attention to. (There are some 90 definitions for point on Dictionary.com) Last night I was thinking about looking for a book … More Focal Point