Month: January 2022

on to plan B?

“I have appeared unto thee for this purpose.” Acts 26:16 What Are Your Purposes? by Barry Bennett – shared with permission I often speak of our purposes in life. I prefer the word “purpose” to the word “plan.” The idea that God has a plan for my life lends itself to a “God is in…

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plain talk

Now the man Moses was a quietly humble man, more so than anyone living on Earth. God broke in suddenly on Moses and Aaron and Miriam saying, “Come out, you three, to the Tent of Meeting.” The three went out. God descended in a Pillar of Cloud and stood at the entrance to the Tent.…

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with all my ❤

And he [Jesus] answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself.” Luke 10:27 RSV This morning we read Luke chapter 10 and once again the idea of my Biblical “heart” representing…

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step 1 toward intimacy

Today I am reminded of Paul’s prayer for the church in Ephesus. He asked God to impart (verb: to transmit knowledge of) the riches of the Spirit of Wisdom and the Spirit of Revelation so that you and I could deepen our intimacy with Jesus. Today my prayer for all of us is: Paul’s Prayer…

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theme for 2022

Growing More Intimate With Jesus If the past twenty-four months have taught me anything it is that growing more intimate with my Lord and Savior is truly meant to be my first priority. This morning, when I read the daily devotion from Oswald Chambers (see below), I was immediately convinced “Intimacy with Jesus” has to…

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