When my emotions drift and flare And I can’t see beyond my sight I take it all to You in prayer.   In times of stress, in great despair, You are the One who makes it right When my emotions drift and flare.   Identifying day’s nightmare As doubt or fear creeps, I hold tight […]

In Matthew 7, Jesus begins by telling us (his disciples) not to judge others; it is the introduction and topic of the entire chapter. When he uses the metaphor of the log and the splinter, he is not saying get rid of the log so that we can judge the speck. If we think that, […]

Originally posted on In My Father's House:
As I mentioned last month, I want to include you in the?creation of?a study curriculum for?my book, Sonshift: Everything Changes in the Father’s Embrace. I will be posting?my first?questions from chapter one titled, “What is Sonshift?” next Monday, February 20th. If you’re not familiar with my book,…

Some of you who read my blog may know my political leanings. I did not vote for President Trump. But he is my President. And as a follower of Jesus, I am bidden to pray for him, and I do privately. Yet, as a follower of Jesus I realize I must pray for him publicly, […]

If you’re not feeling loved today, there’s Someone who will dry your tears and reassure He won’t betray your heart; He’ll take away your fears. He’ll waken who you truly are and fill your empty reservoir.   With love, compassion, tenderness, God reaches out and lifts your face and helps you feel the Spirit’s press […]

While praying for the President I also pray for those in need, whose hopes have long ago been spent on unkept promises decreed. Christ said care for the least of these; yes, even if they’re enemies.   For orphans, foreigners who mourn, my God I pray our country aims to care for those to whom […]

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Originally posted on Walter Bright:
For the lonely and forgotten, for the weary and distressed, For the refugee and orphan, and for all who are oppressed, For the stranger who is pleading while insulted and despised, Will You rise? Will You rise? Rise up! Rise up! The earth will fear the Lord when You avenge…

The apostle Luke tells us a Samaritan village rejected Jesus on his way to Jerusalem. John and his brother James asked Jesus, “Lord, do You want us to call down fire from heaven to destroy these people who have rejected You?” Jesus turned toward them and rebuked them: “You just don’t get it. You don’t […]

When listening to my Father’s call the world attempts to use disguise to lead me into my downfall when lies are truth and truth are lies. The Gospels lift me up to soar, and daily mind and heart restore.   The words of Jesus free my thoughts and bring me back to God’s embrace to […]

“Into your hands I commit my spirit.” (Luke 23:46) Peter, Stephen, Barnabas and Paul (Acts 4:8, 6:5, 11:22-24, 13:9) were all filled with the Holy Spirit, as were many of Jesus’ followers (Acts 2:1-4). These four in particular committed their spirit into the hands of the Father, submitted wholly into the power of the Spirit’s […]