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Posts by David

How Does God Speak?

How Does God Speak?

Actually God speaks in various ways calling us to Himself and revealing His ways and His will. Throughout Scripture we see Him speaking through dreams, Matthew 1:20; visions, Genesis 15:1 & Joel 2:28; angels, Matthew 28:1-7; Nature, (His creation) Psalm 19:1-6; circumstance, Exodus 3:2-4; an audible voice, Acts 9:4-7; a still small voice, (often heard […]

Marred But Remade

Marred But Remade

Being marred (which implies to be injured, impaired, imperfect, spoiled, or blemished) is in a sense being broken,( which carries with it the thought of shattered, cracked, crushed, and defeated with adjectives like “out of order”, “not working”, “useless”, Etc.) In Jeremiah 18:1-11 God sent the prophet to the potters house where he would receive […]

One Word Two Manifestations

One Word Two Manifestations

“Forever, O Lord, Your word is settled (Hebrew stationed, i.e. stands firm) in heaven”, Psalm 119:89. What a wonderful word that we can count on as being sure and steadfast. It is first a cleansing word, “Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed thereto according to thy word”, Psalm 119:9 KJV. […]

With Eyes Of Understanding

With Eyes Of Understanding

Ephesians is a powerful book revealing the mystery of the church, giving us insight into our position in, and our walk with, Christ. In 1:17-23 the Apostle’s prayer is for God to give “the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him (Christ) the eyes of your understanding being enlightened…” that is the […]

A Dress Code?

A Dress Code?

The Bible lays out a clear “dress code” for the people of God. While there are some guidelines that apply to the clothing of our physical appearance the emphasis is on that of the inner person, the spirit man within. When we come to Jesus receiving Him as Savior and Lord that inner “man” is […]

On Sowing And Reaping

On Sowing And Reaping

On numerous occasions the Bible speaks of, or alludes to, seed sowing and harvest. Often, especially in the Old Testament, these are connected to promises made by God to His people concerning His blessing upon the harvest from their land. But in His wisdom and foresight there is usually an underlying spiritual concept that applies […]

The Church

The Church

The word church along with its plural form churches is found more than 100 times in the New Testament, and every time excepting 1, in Acts 19:37, it comes from the same Greek word, Ekklesia, which means “a calling out”. It can apply to a meeting or congregation, but it is not a denomination or […]

Like Shining Stars

Like Shining Stars

Jesus was intent on doing the work of the kingdom of God during His window of opportunity in this world. In John 9:4-5 He said “As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.” But soon His window of opportunity in this world (physically) would be gone, and the […]

God On The Move

God On The Move

Today from Jeremiah 32:21 Rose introduces another of the prophetic writings God has inspired her with. Keep in mind that when God makes a prophetic statement, proclamation, or promise it is usually contingent on the response of those to whom He has spoken. Yes His word and promise will ultimately be fulfilled but by an […]

Life Of Power And Victory

Life Of Power And Victory

King David in instructing Solomon on building the Temple in 1 Chronicles 28:9 offered this counsel, “know the God of your father, and serve Him with a loyal (complete, friendly) heart and with a willing mind…If you seek Him He will be found by you; but if you forsake Him, He will cast you off […]