If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ll know that I often suggest that you ask God questions to strengthen your relationship with Him. Like any patient earthly father, our heavenly Father delights in helping us understand the “whats” and “whys” of life. But there comes a time when we reach the outer edge […]
Increase intimacy with God
Instead of spending time with the Holy Spirit the last few days, I’ve been reading historical accounts about other people who spent time with Him (trust me, this is a poor substitute). When I finally got quiet with the Holy Spirit, He asked, “If I was walking around the streets of Albuquerque, would you drop […]
There’s a Dutch proverb that says, “The early morning hours have gold in their mouth.” If you’re searching for more of God – His wisdom, His peace, and His plan for your life (God’s treasures), then the early morning a good time to look. Jesus knew the power and sweetness of spending the early hours […]
There’s a big difference between knowing about God and knowing God. We can study the Bible, learn all the great stories, and examine historical accounts, but until we experience God in a deeply personal way, we’ll never be changed. Although I met Christ as a child, I never had any faith teaching. By my early […]
We often start the life of faith in an easy joyous relationship with God; but soon enough we begin to strive and work to do what makes Him happy. We try and fail, then try even harder, until we’re so weary and discouraged we wonder if we’ll ever get back the loving feeling we once […]
When you think of the Holy Spirit, how do you picture Him? Is He a person to you, or just a vapor, a cloud, or maybe a dove? Maybe you can imagine the heavenly Father by thinking of a loving earthly Father. And maybe you can picture Jesus because movies about Him give you something to hang your thoughts on.