The Battle for Joy, Purity, Peace, Rest and Restoration for such a time as this – thoughts from the book of Esther from February of 2021 – updated in March, 2022. I encourage you to read through the 10 chapters in Esther. “If you keep quiet at a time like this, deliverance and relief forContinue reading “The Battle for JOY, Purity, Peace and Restoration for Such a Time as This”
Christmas time is here. Spreading joy and cheer. But for many, they are sensing more sorrow and shedding more tears. When you have experienced loss of a loved one, broken relationships, or a terrible tragedy, Christmas brings memories, both the joyful and the painful. Yes, joy and sorrow co-exist together for the sons and daughtersContinue reading “Immanuel, bring Your Peace and Joy to Me”
Several months ago, while reading John 20:19-23, I immediately “saw” something I had not seen before. God has kept me coming back to this for such a time as this. “That Sunday evening the disciples were meeting behind locked doors because they were afraid of the Jewish leaders. Suddenly, Jesus was standing there among them!Continue reading “What does the presence of Jesus bring?”
Let be and be still, and know (recognize and understand) that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations! I will be exalted in the earth! Psalm 46:10
Our eyes are on You, Lord Most High, the God of Miracles. We are counting on You, Lord. We put our hope in Your Word alone. You are our Great Redeemer. You redeem and restore. Let us give ourselves to the ministry of prayer and the Word. Let LOVE be our highest goal. Give usContinue reading “A Prayer”
Thinking on God’s Word and using God’s Word and His promises as a lens to view all of life’s circumstances through will bring peace. This is the renewing of our mind that brings peace, but you have to discipline yourself to put this kind of thinking into daily practice.
We all bleed crimson and the crimson stained cross is what we need to unite us for such a time as this.
Where once there were thorns, cypress trees will grow. Where nettles grew, myrtles will sprout up. These events will bring great honor to the Lord’s name; they will be an everlasting sign of His power and love.
These pictures reflect the LIGHT, the BREAD of LIFE, the TABLE of the LORD, and the PEACE of God’s PRESENCE The Holy Spirit brings. This is what communion with the Prince of Peace represents. Christmastime is here – are you full of happiness and cheer? It truly is the most wonder-full time of the year!Continue reading “Communion at Christmastime”