Category Archives: Holy Spirit

DEAR POWER

SUBJECT:  CONSIDERING THE POWER OF LOVE, WORDS, SMILES, PRAYER. Dear Power: Forgive me if I intrude into your realm today. I think of Esther when she went before King Xerxes. He had the power to take her life if she … Continue reading

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WHEN SPARROWS SANG -ALTAR

Twenty-some years ago I wrote a manuscript called “When Sparrows Sang.”  It consisted of memories of singing songs in the churches I attended the first half of my life.  Basically relating to hymn singing or southern gospel songs sung by … Continue reading

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I HAVE A LONGING

The following section was from 2014 (a Face Book status).  Still timely for me.  Churches are still into Live Big, Love Long, You’re Blessed, Friendship Avenue, Unity Forever, We’re the Loudest.  And especially “You gotta love yourself first!” *********** Oh, … Continue reading

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YOU ARE HIS TEMPLE

WHAT DOES THIS PICTURE SAY ABOUT GOD’S TEMPLE? Let me explain. ************* Solomon built God’s first permanent temple. God manifested Himself in a glorious cloud in that place. “So that the priests could not stand to minister because of the … Continue reading

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WHY SUFFER, Part 5 – Holy Spirit

Yesterday I ended my post with saying the Holy Spirit is a Comforter and gave the Bible illustration of Stephen who, while being stoned to death, saw Jesus. Today I want to discuss the role Christians should/could play in being … Continue reading

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SPEAKING IN OTHER TONGUES

The crush, the victory and the passion displayed by Christ’s death on the cross is heavy on me this morning. Charles Dickens:  “Bearing his Cross, upon his shoulder, like the commonest and most wicked criminal, our blessed Saviour, Jesus Christ, … Continue reading

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