Could you use some rest?

Ps. 91:1 From the Strong’s Lexicon He that dwells (to remain–stay put) in the shelter (secret place) of the Most High will abide (pass the night, abide, to cause to rest) in the shadow of the Almighty. If you want to find rest for your life, seek to abide in Jesus in the secret place,Continue reading “Could you use some rest?”

Are you thirsty?

Come and take a drink I probably have a Bible in every room of my house. How about you?  And, oh, how I love reading devotionals. But, here is what I have discovered, you can have a doctorate of divinity degree and be a master at teaching or preaching the Word. You can be usingContinue reading “Are you thirsty?”

The Forty-Day Word Fast for Lent

Each year since I published this first book, The Forty-Day Word Fast, momentum has built for people to fast hurting words for Lent. Many, many individuals, Bible study groups, Sunday School classes and others are using The Forty-Day Word Fast for Lent.  What is Lent? Lent is the six weeks leading up to Easter. It’s one ofContinue reading “The Forty-Day Word Fast for Lent”

#54 Top 100 Books Read The Necessity of Prayer E.M. Bounds

#54 Top 100 Books The Necessity of Prayer E.M. Bounds Consider the life of E.M. Bounds: The last seventeen years of his life he rose at 4:00 a.m. to pray daily for the cares of the world that were on his heart. He was a renowned lawyer at age 24, who then was called byContinue reading “#54 Top 100 Books Read The Necessity of Prayer E.M. Bounds”

Raise Your Hand If You Want Correction.

Raise Your Hand If You Want Correction! Wouldn’t you love it if people joyfully received correction when they missed the mark in one area of their life? What a difference it would make in the culture of any Christian fellowship Wow! I recently received a very pointed rebuke. It has set me to ponder whyContinue reading “Raise Your Hand If You Want Correction.”

What is a touchstone?

Here’s what the dictionary says, “a standard, a benchmark by which everything else can be measured or judged.” It is my prayer that the following words will provoke you to pray more. There is an infallible touchstone that will guide you to the spirit of prayer in your life. However this touchstone comes with monumentalContinue reading “What is a touchstone?”

Why do some fall away from Christ?

At this time in my life, I observe around me those once passionate, Jesus movement hippies, who have now fallen away. I must confess, but for the grace of God, it could be me also. And, then there are the Christian marriages–far too many–that have failed. In asking myself this question, “Why have so manyContinue reading “Why do some fall away from Christ?”

Image is not everything. Perception is not reality.

Image is everything; perception is reality. We have heard these phrases over and over until we have started to believe them. They are kind of catchy and seem to make sense, at first blush. My take of these two axioms of the business and professional world is that they are foundational lies of the enemy.Continue reading “Image is not everything. Perception is not reality.”