Heavenly Minded

Can we be so heavenly minded that we impact the inhabitants of this world dramatically? Absolutely! Can we be so earthly minded that we have zero impact in God’s kingdom? Absolutely! The word heaven is found 622 times in the NIV Bible, however, in my 40 years of attending church, I cannot recall one sermon…

Sit with Me

Do you seek an exalted state of expectation? Is your hope for the future diminishing? This post is about one divine sentence, one statement of hope for those who overcome fear and worry about things to come! We can all exhale with great astonishment as we read the glory within these words! “He who overcomes [the…

Using a Gift

It is wise NOT to kick a gift horse in the mouth! Truth is we have all been given amazing gifts! Have you noticed whenever you use your special gift, time flys as you enjoy music, hosting, helping, cleaning, organizing, sewing, writing or encouraging others??? The following poem streamed through as I pondered the book…

Jesus is Essential

Jesus said “I am come NOT to destroy you.” We have been told who is essential during the pandemic. In March of 2020 it was the first time in American history that the church’s doors were ordered closed. Jesus said to the church in the book of Revelation “behold I’ve set before you an open…

Are you Desperate?

Be Alert   One definition for DESPERATE is “to have a great need or desire for something.” Seeking the face of God with earnest prayer is to feel a burning desperation to encounter more of God personally.   “I love those who love Me, and those who seek Me diligently will find Me.” Proverbs 8:17 – “And my…

MATTHEW

Imagine yourself stilled by the Presence of God with ears to hear what the Spirit of God is saying. Are you ready to hear what God has in store for those who acknowledge Him?  Our Father uses ordinary people like you and me to overflow with His love. Matthew was like an agent of the…

AMOS

Eight hundred years before the birth of Jesus, God called a very busy man out of his field while he still had a shepherd’s crook in his hand.  Although Amos was just a rugged worker and formally uneducated, he received divine training directly from God while tending a herd of sheep in the wild uplands…

Psalm

Enjoying the poetic love of Psalms, we are lifted up by the love of God.  As we luxuriate in His Word, His supernatural way is to enable us to love ourselves, and others as our Father loves. The beautiful words of our ancestors give us permission to talk to God with pure transparency. We too…