It is possible to be authentic without being holy. If I use gutter swear words in my communication with others, I am expressing authentic emotion. But that expression is not … Continue reading
But for those who refuse to allow themselves to be cleansed and fitted for the wedding garment, there is only an assurance of ending up as an old maid in the chambers of hell.
So many times I have read the history of the kings of Israel and been baffled by the stories of how an entire generation, after serving the living God, reaping … Continue reading
“When we discern that other people are not growing spiritually and allow that discernment to turn to criticism, we block our fellowship with God. God never gives us discernment so … Continue reading
Thoughts on reading from I Kings:19:21 When Elisha was called by God and anointed by Elijah to fulfill his role as prophet he responded wholeheartedly. To the degree that he … Continue reading
7-25-17 Reading from James 3 this morning. I can’t give you the directions for the rabbit trail that my mind followed that brought me to these thoughts but here they … Continue reading
7-22-17 Reading about Paul and Barnabus in Acts 14. Paul and Barnabas experienced great extremes in how they were treated during their trip to share the controversial news of this … Continue reading