Effort to uphold our part of the relationship with G-d is proof of our idolatry of Him. Effort implies we expect response. Relationship with G-d is a turning of the heart. An awareness of Him. NOT the payment of a toll, or Quid Pro Quo. If our hearts are conditioned to need to ”pay theContinue reading “Quid Pro Quo”
The winds rage As the determined press in Seeking the eye of the storm False convictions knock us down Demanding we submit to the religion of the day For when men chose to use God as their means of demand They do not back down Even when they argue with God So few even knowContinue reading “Pursuit of the Holy”
The Heart More deep than words represent The heart beats beyond Where words fail The heart beats And rests And flutters When words end The heart beats And waits
Where ever we’ve been. Whatever sins we’ve committed, however dirty and ashamed we’ve become He still knows us and desires to be with us. We must simply turn to Him.
I understand why you might have disdain for God. I assure you, He has no disdain for you. Talk in His direction. Experiment. He’s closer than you think.
One of the more difficult facets about coming out of an organized and human sustained church environment is transitioning into a life more dependent on relationship with God and with the organic group of people that God has strategically placed us in. When I received the revelation that God was calling me out of the traditional prescribedContinue reading “From Compartment to Fulfillment (Updated*)”
Matthew 17:1-9 (The Message) 1-3 Six days later, three of them saw that glory. Jesus took Peter and the brothers, James and John, and led them up a high mountain. His appearance changed from the inside out, right before their eyes. Sunlight poured from his face. His clothes were filled with light. Then they realizedContinue reading “Devoted: Transfigure March 31, 2010”
A few years ago a prophetess visited our church from Italy. She said that she had a word from the Lord that “we had lifted up many prayers to God.” Until recently I was not encouraged by this word. I thought it was kind of vain. But recently I realized that if God knew howContinue reading “Flooding the Thrown Room ~ Feb. 2009”
There is a scale of leadership style I envision; on this scale most of us sit somewhere between the two ends, and at times we swing back and forth according to needs. The two ends are dependance upon themselves, and dependance on others. Good leaders work in a balance between the two swinging back andContinue reading “At the Helm ~ Reflecting on Leadership”
Jesus frequently left the crowds and found a lonely place to pray. He wasn’t an introvert to be pitied. He was a man connected to God who should be emulated.