Glimpsing God: Banner that leads to victory

Sometimes stating the obvious really does help. We see what we look at. If we spend our time looking at the things we stress over or hate–that is all we see!  That does not lead to victorious living.  Look to Jesus! After the Israelites defeated the Amalekites, Moses built an altar to Jehovah Nissi.  The Lord,Continue reading “Glimpsing God: Banner that leads to victory”

My Redeemer Lives!

Redeemer.  Miriam Webster defines redeemer as ” a person who brings goodness, honor, etc., to something again…”  God who does things greater than we can imagine is surely One who brings goodness.  There is no limit to the ways Jesus Christ redeems…promised in Genesis we individually have the privilege to receive the Promise and walk theContinue reading “My Redeemer Lives!”

Rider of the clouds!

God of Jeshurun.  Okay, so this name is not exciting at first site…but if the ‘clouds’ ever weary you, you are going to love it! He is the “One who rides the heavens to help you…One who rides in excellency on the clouds.  The refuge you hide in…the refuge supported by His eternal power andContinue reading “Rider of the clouds!”

Spending time in the presence of God

The presence of God transforms!  Do you drink it in or wonder where it is?  Is the presence of God a moment-by-moment awareness for you—or an illusionary concept?  Would you be surprised to know His presence is not always in a Church…or that the Living Word can be void of vitality?  In Acts 17, PaulContinue reading “Spending time in the presence of God”

Finding your way into the presence of God

My heart aches to understand that there are those who seldom enjoy time with God; those who feel puzzled when others speak of ‘feeling His touch’ or ‘hearing His voice.’  God is a personal God, desperately desiring to connect with us.  My greatest sadness is not for those who reject God but for those strivingContinue reading “Finding your way into the presence of God”

Faith Stories: Glimpsing God in the Garden

Not every life story is about a challenge.  Part of our legacy flows from the things we love!  Look for God in the things you love.  For example, I love to garden: bringing order and beauty to a plot of dirt reminds me of the blessings of cultivating spiritual life. A healthy, vibrant garden–earthly or spiritual–requires persistent effort:Continue reading “Faith Stories: Glimpsing God in the Garden”