TAKE TIME TO BE HOLY!

The LORD said to Moses, “Speak to the entire assembly of Israel and say to them: ‘Be holy because I, the LORD your God, am holy.’ ” – Leviticus 19:1-2 There is an old hymn named, “Take Time To Be … Continue reading

STEP BY STEP BY STEP – IN LOVE

Life requires energy. To be alive, certainly, we need physical energy and strength to keep us going. We were never meant to go from birth to death sensing that we’re just barely surviving. Just barely making it through. We were … Continue reading

THE WAY OUT IS THE WAY IN

Do you remember Flip Wilson? He starred in a comedy TV show back in the early 1970s. On his show, Flip Wilson often played a character named Geraldine Jones who, whenever her wrongs were exposed, would adamantly and vociferously declare, … Continue reading

TAKE A WALK FOR LIFE

When Enoch had lived 65 years, he became the father of Methuselah. After he became the father of Methuselah, Enoch walked with God 300 years and had other sons and daughters. Altogether, Enoch lived 365 years. Enoch walked faithfully with … Continue reading

GOD’S VERY GOOD WORK OF COMPLETION

Today is Earth Day. I well remember the original Earth Day held on April 22, 1970! Wearing my tie-dyed shirt, bell-bottom jeans with big, bright flowers embroidered on each leg, I could match the passion and zeal of any true … Continue reading

LOVE. REALLY LOVE.

There is a roar in my spirit – loud and fierce, urgent and loving – beyond what I can explain. Touch of God? God’s Spirit speaking? Roar of God? I think so. “Lord, what message for your people do I … Continue reading

IT IS NOT TOO DIFFICULT

We can often make things so much more difficult than they really are. So much more complicated than they need to be. Sadly, this thinking – that things are too difficult for us – can be especially pervasive when it … Continue reading

DEBT FREE LIVING

Not long ago we had tax day in the United States. We had a debt to pay. All of our taxes for the previous year came due on April 15. Some of us may be getting a refund because our … Continue reading

EXAMINATION PROCESS

God tells us to examine ourselves, to examine our ways. Those ways that we are to examine include every way that we think, perceive, speak, stay silent, respond, act, react, interact, spend our time, spend our money, roll our eyes … Continue reading