Category Archives: relationship with God, God speaks

HOW SIN AFFECTS ME

Consider William Cowper’s hymn from the mid 1700s, “O for a Closer Walk with God.” The third verse surely is not something we can get excited about. “Return, O holy Dove, return, Sweet messenger of rest! I hate the sins … Continue reading

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AN AMAZING OFFER

It is common to hear that God has no favorites, that He is not a respecter of persons. That is true; however, He does have intimates! The good news is that anyone, anywhere, anytime can be intimate with Jehovah, the … Continue reading

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THE “HOLY WILD”

In late summer of 2011, I read a book that changed my life. “Your God is Too Safe” by Mark Buchanan. The theme is basically that most church members stick to their comfort zones (border land) rather than taking risks … Continue reading

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SECRET PLACES

I, too, have been there – in the secret place.  Like Moses, I have been on the mountain top, hesitant to come down and take up the mundane duties of earthly living. Like Job, I was in the ash heap, … Continue reading

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THE INVITATION

My first 2017 wish for you, dear reader, is that you will know more about Jesus by the time the year ends.  That will please Him and please you!  Here’s an invitation for you via Oneta;  there are many more … Continue reading

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‘TWEEN GOD AND ME – Scripture

In the following incident, I did not hear words but God gave me guidance by way of scriptures.  As I have said before, scripture is the most basic and valid of all God’s ways to speak to us.  Even knowing … Continue reading

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GOD, A FRIEND?

In earthly friendships there may be a lot of give and take, compromises, and negotiations; however, that is not possible in one’s relationship with  Jehovah-shammah.  Jesus says his friends must do as He commands them.  If one considers that requirement, … Continue reading

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GRANDDAD MAKES THE MOONSHINE!

Nope, it was nothing like Joshua making the sun shine still! (If you don’t know that story it is in Joshua, Chapter Ten, Holy Bible.)  Granddad bootlegging whiskey!? In November I wrote about my grandfather in Meeting the Lord in the … Continue reading

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The Tender Shepherd

Pictures representing the 23rd Psalm generally show a beautiful valley with green grass, cool running water, and healthy sheep but reality is that every shepherd has to deal with sick sheep, weak sheep, wayward sheep. All sheep need care from … Continue reading

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