Who is responsible for our walk with God?

“There is no doubt about it; God holds our lives safely in His hands. He’s the One who keeps us faithfully following Him.” Psalm 66:9 Have you been a believer for quite some time and find yourself almost drained from trying to follow the Lord? Do you find yourself drawing away from the Lord or activities… Continue reading Who is responsible for our walk with God?

Wait, wait and more waiting – Is God hearing me?

Isaiah 40:31 “Yet those who wait for the Lord will gain new (or renewed) strength…” As I meditated on this idea, I had a hard time putting words to what waiting on the Lord really meant, in a practical sense. It’s a verse we have all heard time and time again and yet, the meaning… Continue reading Wait, wait and more waiting – Is God hearing me?

Asking God whatever we wish

There are many verses of Scripture that invite us to ask God for whatever we wish. I rarely hear these verses talked about much, especially the “whatever you wish” part of it. Our disappointments in life color our view of God’s heart and I think that’s why we tend to run past invitations to ask… Continue reading Asking God whatever we wish

What Jesus desires

“Father, I desire that they also, whom You have given Me, be with Me where I am, in order that they may behold My glory, which You have given Me; for You loved Me before the foundation of the world.” John 17:24 I highlighted “I desire” purposely because I think in those two words, there is a wealth of… Continue reading What Jesus desires

The healing of a man sick for 38 years in John 5

“Now there is in Jerusalem by the sheep gate a pool, which is called in Hebrew Bethesda, having five porticoes (porches or colonnades). In these lay a multitude of those who were sick, blind, lame, and withered, (waiting for the moving of the waters; for an angel of the Lord went down at certain seasons… Continue reading The healing of a man sick for 38 years in John 5