‘My goal is to know Him and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death’ (Philippians 3:10 HCSB) As part of my spiritual discipline I read the Bible through each year. I challenge myself with new translations. I discovered Holman Christian Standard Bible a few years back and […]Read More A Pattern Important to God
“And so, dear brothers and sisters, we can boldly enter heaven’s Most Holy Place because of the blood of Jesus” (Hebrews 10:19 NLT) I still remember, like it is real again, right now, the moment when in my spirit, I looked behind the curtain. If you’ve ever envisioned yourself standing in the Most Holy Place, you’ve […]Read More A Glimpse behind the Veil
“I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.” (John 14:6) Here we are standing at the gate giving careful consideration as we enter the Outer Court. The first thing we see is a Brazen Altar upon which a sacrifice for sin was made. We identify […]Read More The Open Door
“I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved.” (John 10:9) As mentioned in previous blogs, the tabernacle model of prayer totally inspires my relationship with God. For me I have found great significance in the doors of the tabernacle as they have allowed me to journey intentionally towards the throne of God. […]Read More The Tabernacle had but one door
In him you also are being built together into a dwelling place for God by the Spirit’ (Ephesians 2:22 ESV). In ‘The Pursuit of God’ (2013, p41) AW Tozer penned these words: “The interior journey of the soul from the wilds of sin into the enjoyed Presence of God is beautifully illustrated in the Old […]Read More God wants to dwell with us
Then you will know that I am the Lord, for they shall not be ashamed who wait for Me (Isaiah 49:23 NKJV) I love reading stories of men and women of faith. The reason I read the stories is because my spirit is encouraged and strengthened through the difficulties of life they went through with […]Read More For what am I waiting?
‘Yet he did not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God’ (Romans 4:20 NIV) Recently I’ve been reflecting on God’s command to us to be “in community.” Community is a discussion that comes up a lot for me in conversation, especially as for […]Read More Rethinking my faith family might be the answer.