Does anything make God sick?

Does anything make God sick? So because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I am going to vomit you out of my mouth! – Revelation 3:16 Revelation 3:15-17  15 I know all the things you do, that you are neither hot nor cold. I wish that you were one or the other!  16Continue reading “Does anything make God sick?”

God acts on behalf of those who wait ∙

God acts on behalf of those who wait ∙ Oh, that you would rend the heavens and come down. – Isaiah 64:1 Psalms 18:1-14 1 A psalm of David, the servant of the LORD. He sang this song to the LORD on the day the LORD rescued him from all his enemies and from Saul.Continue reading “God acts on behalf of those who wait ∙”

Out of tragedy ∙

Out of tragedy ∙ Abraham never wavered in believing God’s promise. In fact, his faith grew stronger, and in this he brought glory to God. – Romans 4:20 1 Samuel 30:1-6  1 David and his men arrived home at their town of Ziklag, they found that the Amalekites had made a raid into the NegevContinue reading “Out of tragedy ∙”

What can you expect from dirt? ∙

What can you expect from dirt? ∙ For you are dust, and to dust you shall return. – Genesis 3:19 All flesh would perish together, and man would return to dust. – Job 34:15 Psalms 103:13-22  13 The LORD is like a father to his children, tender and compassionate to those who fear him.  14Continue reading “What can you expect from dirt? ∙”

The Lord alone opens hearts

The Lord alone opens hearts Lydia from Thyatira, a merchant of expensive purple cloth, who worshiped God. As she listened to us, the Lord opened her heart, and she accepted what Paul was saying. – Acts 16:14 Luke 24:27-45  27 Then Jesus took them through the writings of Moses and all the prophets, explaining fromContinue reading “The Lord alone opens hearts”

Living with destructive danger –

Living with destructive danger “Tell us, when will all this happen? What sign will signal your return and the end of the world?” – Matthew 24:3 Ezekiel 33:4-7  4 If those who hear the warning refuse to take action, it is their own fault if they die.  5 They heard the warning but ignored it,Continue reading “Living with destructive danger –”

AFS – Absent Father Syndrome ∙

AFS – Absent Father Syndrome ∙ Consider the incredible love that the Father has shown us in allowing us to be called “children of God” – and that is not just what we are called, but what we are. – 1 John 3:1 (Phillips translation) Romans 8:15-16   15 For you have not received a spiritContinue reading “AFS – Absent Father Syndrome ∙”

Spiritual formation ∙

Spiritual formation ∙ Like newborn babies, you must crave pure spiritual milk so that you will grow into a full experience of salvation. Cry out for this nourishment. – 1 Peter 2:2 Ephesians 4:15 We are to grow up in every way into Christ, who is the head. 2 Peter 1:3-8 3 By his divineContinue reading “Spiritual formation ∙”