When the disciples asked Jesus how to pray, He taught them what His people have called, “The Lord’s Prayer” (Matthew 6:9). Actually, I think more correctly this powerful prayer is better thought of as “The Disciple’s Prayer” or “The Family Prayer.” I pray it every day. It centers my soul and stabilizes me to remember […]
In my pilgrimage with Jesus, He has taught me to trust Him in the seasons. As the Scripture instructs, “For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. A time to be born and a time to die. A time to plant and a time to harvest . . . ” (Ecclesiastes 3:1-2). […]
Do not allow the enemy of our soul to discourage you when you become vividly aware of your own sin! Instead, be encouraged that the first work of God is to pierce our souls and to show us our own sinfulness so that He can help us understand our deep need for Him . . […]
The morning watch is essential! “You must not face the day until you have faced God.” (Streams) The morning watch restores your sight and your song!
The desire to hear from God is normal for the human soul. The Lord God created us for intimacy with Him . . . real relationship. Not just hearing about God, but actually hearing God–personally, actually–as the risen Christ spoke personally to the disciples. Knowing their doubts and confusion, He spoke actual peace to their […]
Jesus told us that if we have faith as small as a mustard seed that we could move mountains (Matthew 17:20). So if only the smallest amount of faith is needed, what is this quality of great faith that brings heaven down to our souls? This is one of the secrets of the Kingdom! It […]
A rich quality of life emerges when one embraces the difference between being alone and feeling lonely. A Christ-follower never needs to feel lonely . . . you are accompanied always!
He draws near to the brokenhearted . . .