Month: October 2020

The Cost of Wavering

Many waver at current circumstances; but wavering only compounds the uncertainty. Faith is believing despite the physical senses. Oftentimes, the disconnect is experienced because the spiritual senses have not been sharpened through intimacy with the Lord. Although intimacy with the Lord sounds simple, complication arises when the physical does...

Jesus

Jesus is the Word of God, and the light of the world; the path of those who follow Him is illuminated with Truth. John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. John 8:12 Then spake Jesus again unto...

Does He know you?

Ana attends all Taylor Swift concerts, buys all her albums, and sings all her songs by heart. Ana is asked if she knows Taylor and she replies “Absolutely, I am her biggest fan!” Taylor is asked if she knows Ana and she replies “Who?” That is how it will...

Learning Obedience

I had spent the better part of my life in the church; going so far as to become a deacon and elder in a few of them. But it was now the spring of 2010, and I was facing a crisis of faith. Who was this God I claimed...

Motives Matter

The Lord knows your thoughts and imaginations; He checks motives for the actions you take. If your motive is to obey Him, even if the outcome looks wrong, you are right. 1Chronicles 28:9 And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with...

God’s Delight

God loves everyone, and is not willing that any should perish. But make no mistake, He is a perfect Father and greatly delights in those whose priority is to please Him. Don’t waste time on earthly things; rewards given to those who fear the Lord are eternal: He has...

A Difficult Situation

I was enduring a difficult situation and decided to bring it to the Lord. After all, I was sure He saw my plight and once it was brought to His attention, He would certainly take care of it. I was speaking with Him about it and asked: “This situation...

Knowing God

Knowing God; where does one begin? The Lord is the source of all wisdom, knowledge, and understanding. That is why He set the first commandment to love Him. Loving Him begins by learning about Him and talking with Him, just like any other relationship; it is accomplished through reading...

Essential Love

Without love nothing matters. (1 Corinthians 13) Love is perfected through obedience. Below is a description of the different levels of love and how obedience transforms it: Love defined Phileo: You love someone because they love you. Agapao: You love your neighbor and your enemy through loving actions because...

The Pen and the Sword

English author Edward Bulwer-Lytton wrote in 1839 the now famous “The pen is mightier than the sword;” But in the spiritual, the Word IS the Sword. Ephesians 6:12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this...