Help Our Unbelief! And they brought the boy to Him. And when the spirit saw Him, immediately it convulsed the boy, and he fell on the ground and rolled about, foaming at the mouth. 21 And Jesus asked his father, “How long has this been happening to him?” And he said, “From childhood. 22 And it has often cast him into… [Read More]
When Fear Comes Knocking On Your Door
We had an incident happen in our family several weeks ago and that lousy slug Satan has used it to knock on my door with fear. Fear is his stinking, rotten, favorite weapon. Fear can paralyze a person – a God-fearing, Spirit-filled person … so don’t ever think yourself immune because we are not. Satan… [Read More]
Put ’em in Jail!
It is time to put all of these crazy, negative thoughts into captivity where they belong! Let’s put’em in jail. Easy to say, isn’t it? How do we actually do it? He was 16 then and I was lying in bed trying to go to sleep and just like the scoundrel does, he put a… [Read More]
Here I Am – Send Me?
WILLING? Let’s take a look at Joseph, Samuel, Isaiah and see if they were willing… JOSEPH: Then his brothers went to feed their father’s flock in Shechem. 13 And Israel said to Joseph, “Are not your brothers feeding the flock in Shechem? Come, I will send you to them.” So he said to him, “Here I am.” 14 Then he said to… [Read More]
Quietude: July 16th, 2017
Greg Ortega When I see the same story or the same quote or the same Bible verse over and over, it doesn’t take rocket science to know that God wants to get a message through to me. Yes, I have been known to be thick-headed. This scripture from Paul’s second letter to Timothy has now… [Read More]
Are You Sleeping With The Enemy?
A few weeks ago I was sweeping the kitchen floor – just the simplicity of that task soothed my funky, post-vacation soul that morning. And as He does, He spoke to me – I told you about that here. As I swept this thought came to me: To know how to fight one must know who… [Read More]
Five Minute Friday: DEFINE
Last night was the Five Minute Friday twitter party, hosted by Kate Motaung…the place we gather on Thursday evening to discuss – hmm, what do we discuss? Life. Yes, life. And, the chatter was busy with: the flu bug, spring break, beachbody, twins, and prayer requests and at 9:45 p.m. eastern Kate announces the word… [Read More]
can we talk?
I know my friend Kitty will love this image – she has a thing about clotheslines! Today, I want us to picture ourselves hanging out this window doing a very mundane thing like hanging out our clothes to air dry. Perhaps one of us is down on the sidewalk and we’re discussing life, our kids,… [Read More]