Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Archive for the ‘Thought for the Day / Quotes’ Category

I am like a child lost at the mall

Though my eyes can be drawn to the bright and shiny things

And my nostrils filled with the smells of sticky treats

And my ears tickled with the festive sounds

My heart yearns to find my Father

And to abide in the warmth of His presence

 

Read Full Post »

Exposing the counterfeit is of little value unless we go on to manifest the genuine.

 

Read Full Post »

That we are forgiven is a blessed revelation, but it is was never meant to be the final destination. The ultimate goal is genuine transformation.

Read Full Post »

God certainly loves to use passionate people, but sometimes our passion can work against us. In Matthew, chapter 16, we see Peter go both ways in quick succession.  In 16:17 we see him praised for his discernment of the Messiah, but just a few short passages later (16:23) we hear the Lord say, “Get thee behind me Satan”.  I would like to suggest that the same passion fueled Peter in both instances, but the difference was the source of his information.  In the first instance the Lord said that this wasn’t revealed by flesh and blood, but by my Father.  In the second, the Lord scolded Peter for having his mind on “merely human concerns”.  We passionate followers of God must be mindful of this when our passions are stirred and we have the urge to speak.

Read Full Post »

We seek His hand to rescue, to protect, to provide and to guide.  We seek His face to know & be known by Him.  (2Chron. 7:14)

Read Full Post »

Beware of those who come with complicated, layered theologies, which require all kinds of specialized skills and knowledge in order to gain access to the things of the kingdom.  This is a predictable tact that men take to elevate themselves in the eyes of others.  Jesus said, “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.”  He then added, “whoever takes the lowly position of this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.”  Hear your Father bid to you, “come up here”.  

 

Read Full Post »

Adult children establish the parameters of their relationship with their parents.  Treating grown ups like children only breeds rebellion and hinders the development of maturity.

Read Full Post »

Older Posts »