Gifts of the Spirit

A life changing gift of God is the Holy Spirit.  Spiritual gifts are given so that every Christian can experience the joy and fulfillment of God working through them. The baptism of the Holy Spirit is initially evidenced by speaking in a heavenly language. “And these signs will accompany those who believe: In my name they will drive…

In the Quiet

Our souls resonate with the quiet, with the absence, with the invisible.  Enter into the ever present Holy stillness.  Allow Him to renew your mind with quiet beauty.  Open your heart to the sound of serenity, and listen purposefully for the soothing voice that confirms “all is well” .  Listen intently to the still small…

Wisely Question

Can I find relevance in words that were written over 3,500 years ago.  Do I belong in this chaotic world, or would I fit better in another place?  Is it possible to frame an understanding of all creation with mere words? Who was it that asked over 3,300 questions in the oldest, most controversial book…

Amuse or Use Me

Is He the greatest Show on earth? Can we consider the Life in us as… an Amusement Park? Are we truly here just for a fun ride? Is He who is “in me”… the Sacred One… who inhabits the praise of His people? Is He not the greatest Treasure — one can obtain on earth! My…

Brotherly Love

The Bible is a book to be read, assimilated, and integrated into our daily life. We are to take the Word of God seriously, it is relevant, it is the truth, and it is full of wisdom and warnings. If these are the last days, what does that mean for you and me? No single…

Two Witnesses

The word “witnesses” is found 51 times in the New International Version of the Bible. The Hebrew Word for Witness is Ed and the Hebrew people conventionally use ED to describe the witness as the one who gives evidence or testimony of things or of people. To be a chosen witness means that we  profess Jesus as the Messiah and that we proclaim…