Shield My Heart

But in the depths of my heart I truly knowthat you, Yahweh, have become my Shield;You take me and surround me with yourself.Your glory covers me continually.You lift high my head when I bow low in shame. Psalm 3:3 TPT I am not exactly sure when my heart began to believe that Jesus would always…

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Wisdom & Bold Asking

If you don’t know what you’re doing, pray to the Father. He loves to help. You’ll get his help, and won’t be condescended to when you ask for it. Ask boldly, believingly, without a second thought. People who “worry their prayers” are like wind-whipped waves. Don’t think you’re going to get anything from the Master…

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Guide My Steps

The steps of the God-pursuing ones follow firmly in the footsteps of the Lord, and God delights in every step they take to follow him. Psalm 37:23 The Passion Translation As we begin this “new beginning” of 2020, I cannot think of anything more appropriate, than to begin this new decade with seven prayers. Therefore,…

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Heads Up Pilgrims!

We are about to cross over into the year 2020, so I am saying a big, “Heads Up!” for this New Year, because I believe we are about to enter into an amazing time in history. Let’s begin with a “word” from, Coffee With Jesus by Lana Vawser. Wisdom and insight from a classic Then,…

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Reborn Christmas

What if this is the year your Christmas is reborn? What if Jesus is “the answer” you have been seeking all of your life? What if He really is, The Son of God? In his book, What If It’s True?, Charles Martin asks these questions, “What if every single word of this story is absolutely…

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Mentor of… An Awful Grace

How would today’s Church receive a man (and mentor) like Job? A man who is remembered for his deep lamenting of the awful grace of God. Would we shun him or attempt to correct him as his “friends” did? (I wonder.) Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy the modern worship songs we sing. For example,…

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Unshakeable God

Nothing is more important to your spiritual and emotional stability than knowing just how priceless you are to our Unshakeable God. He gave His only Son so that you would know and believe that! The scripture says that God is a jealous God, meaning that you are so important to Him, He wants NOTHING to…

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Lazarus, “Come out!”

It was Ezekiel, one of God’s prophets, who wrote these haunting words: “Then he said to me, “Speak a prophetic message to these bones and say, ‘Dry bones, listen to the word of the LORD!” Ezekiel 37:4. Speak to the dry bones? To the things that have died? What for? I mean, can you imagine? Why would God…

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Soul Empty

It was forty years ago, but I can still remember that inner-hollow-weariness I felt when I arrived at the place I call, “Soul-Empty.” That was the day I decided–I was going to end my life. I was physically, emotionally, and spiritually exhausted. I saw nothing but an endless wilderness of pain-filled days ahead of me.…

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Assignment From Heaven

You have been put here on this earth with an assignment from heaven. That is why you were created. All the stuff that has happened since the day you were born, is yours to use, if you choose to. Not just the good stuff–the bad stuff, too. Why the bad stuff? The simple answer is…

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