Daily Pointers for Connecting with God – Bless

Daily Pointers for Connecting with God Bless Ever hear the phrase “Blessed to Bless”?  I’ve seen it used primarily as an email signature and I always thought it was one of those corny sign-offs designed to make the writer sound spiritual. But I got to thinking about that phrase in the context of what we…

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Daily Pointers for Connecting with God – Pray

Daily Pointers for Connecting with God Pray Once we have reached the point of delighting in God’s friendship and self-disclosure we have come close to His heart. And there we find that nothing He gives us is merely for our own consumption and enjoyment. He gives, so we can give. So what are we to…

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Daily Pointers for Connecting with God – Delight

Daily Pointers for Connecting with God Delight Once we’ve come, become still and ceased our busy minds and bodies, we’ve listened and received the impartation of His truth, we reach the destination of our communion with Him: delight! Hmmm? Whaddaya mean? Happiness? A peaceful easy feeling? Warm fuzzies? No. Much, much deeper than that. In…

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Daily Pointers for Connecting with God – Listen

Daily Pointers for Connecting with God Listen Once we have come, and have become still, we are ready to listen. Remember Elijah, who sought God’s revelation, and found that His voice came in a gentle breeze, not in a storm, earthquake or fire? In other words, God rarely speaks to us in some sort of spectacular…

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Daily Pointers for Connecting with God – Be Still

Daily Pointers for Connecting with God Be Still After we have come by setting our hearts on God, clearing our schedules, eliminating distractions and dedicating a place to meet with Him, our first order of business with Him is to be still.  Psalm 46:6,8,10: The nations rage, the kingdoms totter; the utters his voice, the earth melts……

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Daily Pointers for Connecting with God – Come!

Daily Pointers for Connecting with God COME! It has been said that one of the most important things in life is showing up. That pretty much confirms what God says in His Word: Come to me, all ye who are weary and heavy laden… (Mt. 11:28) Come, everyone who thirsts… (Isaiah 55:1) Come to me and hear, that…

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What God Desires From Us When The World Is Shaking

What God Desires From Us When The World Is Shaking Few of us would doubt that the world is in the midst of an unprecedented shaking right now. The news headlines of outbreaks and government responses are causing the way of life we have come to consider as normal to grind to a halt. Fear…

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Release

  EVERY NEW YEAR I usually ask the Lord to give me a word, or Bible verse for the year. This year He gave me the word “RELEASE” and this verse in the picture above. (Isaiah 43:19) It is so perfect for where I am at in life right now. I’m so thankful that God does…

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Reshaping

“But now O Lord, You are our Father; we are the clay, and you are the Potter; we are all the work of your hand.”   Isaiah 64:8   I was an art and design major in college and took a pottery class one semester. There was a lot more to shaping a ball of clay…

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Fulfilling His Purpose

The picture is of me on my first trip to Kenya in July of 2011, overlooking the Serengeti Plain while on safari. We were at the beginning of our trip, so I still had ten days of unknown unfolding of all God had in store and in sharing the TI message with Kenyans for the…

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