God speaks to those who listen

After a time of intense prayer and Bible study a few days ago, God spoke this profound, simple message to me, “I speak to those who listen.” More on this to come; read on. I’ve been praying extra lately—as I am sure many of us have been doing. And I have returned to the staplesContinue reading “God speaks to those who listen”

#47 of Top 100 Books Living in His Presence Vol. 1 by Sylvia Gunter

Originally posted on Tim Cameron Writings:
300 plus pages of rich instructions, workbook guides, prayers, and encouragement to live in God’s presence. There are two volumes. It took me over five years to work through this volume. This work by Sylvia Gunter is an amazing compliation of a person’s life work in learning to pray…

#47 of Top 100 Books Living in His Presence Vol. 1 by Sylvia Gunter

300 plus pages of rich instructions, workbook guides, prayers, and encouragement to live in God’s presence. There are two volumes. It took me over five years to work through this volume. This work by Sylvia Gunter is an amazing compliation of a person’s life work in learning to pray and host the presence of God.Continue reading “#47 of Top 100 Books Living in His Presence Vol. 1 by Sylvia Gunter”

What prayer is meant to be…

What prayer can be like—and probably is meant to be. Sometimes it’s possible to become so absorbed in God’s reality that I forget myself completely. I am no longer consciously praying or worshipping. Words would be inadequate and even inappropriate. Anthony of the Desert described this 1,700 years ago, as “Perfect prayer is not toContinue reading “What prayer is meant to be…”

Pass the test?

When difficult things happened to me in the past, I quickly looked for someone to blame. Who was I to blame if I couldn’t blame someone else? And if I couldn’t find someone, there was always Satan to accuse. Honestly, many of my problems were the results of poor decisions, immaturity, or outright sin. TheContinue reading “Pass the test?”

#49 of Top 100 Books The hungry Always Get Fed by Heidi Baker

I spend a lot of time at the garbage dump. It is my favorite place to be. The people there are so hungry that when it comes time to eat, they literally stomp on each other. I have witnessed this time and again, so I asked God, “What is this?” He said, The ones whoContinue reading “#49 of Top 100 Books The hungry Always Get Fed by Heidi Baker”

What are you doing for Lent?

Consider going through the twenty-three times Jesus prayed and do it over forty days. Read 40 Days Through the Prayers of Jesus Tim Cameron takes us to the source of all true prayer—the words and example of Jesus Christ Himself. It’s a refreshingly simple approach. What better teacher could there be? And what greater arenaContinue reading “What are you doing for Lent?”

#50 of Top 100 Books Read The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis

The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis C.S. Lewis’ The Great Divorce is a classic Christian allegorical tale about a bus ride from hell to heaven. In The Great Divorce, the gates of Hell are locked from the inside. The Great Divorce will change the way we think about good and evil. There are scenes in thisContinue reading “#50 of Top 100 Books Read The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis”

Two Days Until Lent: Fast Hurting Words for Lent

Two Days Until Lent Take The Forty-Day Word Fast for LentLent February 26-April 11. Join the hundreds upon hundreds of individuals, Bible study groups, School classes and others are using The Forty-Day Word Fast for Lent. When asked what to do for Lent, Pope Frances made a list. At the top of his list was,Continue reading “Two Days Until Lent: Fast Hurting Words for Lent”