Category: meditations

jealousy kills!

Part #1 The first noteworthy mention in this study can be found in Numbers, Chapter 5, verse 14 and again in verse 30. The Bible calls jealousy a spirit! For the purpose of this study, I’m going to go out on a limb and call jealousy an “evil spirit.” Why? Because lately the Holy Spirit…

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look up!

Grace and peace today Dear Hearts ❤ Today I read the following headline on NBC News: “WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will announce sweeping new vaccine mandates designed to ramp up pressure on the unvaccinated, putting in place additional mandates for federal workers and health care providers and calling for the private sector to do…

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as He is

Magic Bread and Fish? No! I believe that what Jesus demonstrated was simply the power of vision. The resources at hand took on the nature of the One who was looking at them. Natural eyes saw lack. Spiritual eyes saw more than enough. The eyes of Jesus (His vision, compassion and faith) caused the bread…

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my storage shed

Earlier this month (August 2021) I began a study on Luke Chapter 6. Upon arriving at verse 43 the study changed, taking on a whole new life of its own: GOOD Fruit! “You don’t get wormy apples off a healthy tree, nor good apples off a diseased tree. The health of the apple tells the…

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intense anticipation

“Lifeless religion will leave people creating doctrinal excuses for their powerless lives.” Barry Bennett God’s Word Is A Gospel of Power! Expect the power of God and miracles in your life! Your intense anticipation of His goodness is the fertile ground for faith to receive miracles! The true gospel is the power of God. Lifeless…

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the real me

My heart is the real me. My spirit may be born again but it is with my heart that I bring forth my life for good or evil. It is with my heart I believe or grow hard against God. It is my heart that relates to the world around me. God can see my…

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a time of grace

Where Does Suffering Come From? Jesus is not allowing suffering. Man is. God gave the earth to man and man gave it to the devil through sin. Jesus came to save men, not destroy them. He is not allowing or sending destructive natural disasters or viruses. They are a result of sin in the earth.…

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keys to the Kingdom

In certain Christian circles the tradition of “binding and loosing” may extend all the way from binding ‘a spirit of snoring’ to loosing ‘my perfect personal trainer’. I’m here to tell you — those are the wrong keys! Don’t misunderstand me please. I’ve tried opening the doors to God’s Kingdom using those very keys myself.…

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celebrating 25 years

This August marks twenty-five years since we moved to the Cottage. I’m planning a BIG celebration. I just haven’t determined what the theme of that celebration will be yet. Over the weekend — between watching the Summer Olympics, hiding out from the 100+ degree temps California has served up this summer, and working on my…

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God’s Word is real

How do you know that you’ve heard from God? My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. John 10:27 Hearing God is the key to faith, victory, peace, perseverance and prosperity in every area of your life. “If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, you shall…

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