You are an old wineskin

New wine must be poured into new wineskins (Luke 5:38) The Lord has many ways to bring us to proper priorities. In my case, He simply removed my ministry. But since He removed it, I have been granted many opportunities to learn valuable lessons. One lesson suggested was ‘new wine.’ But why wine? I asked. […]

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I think Jesus wanted to pray

But Jesus Himself would often slip away to the wilderness and pray Luke 5:16, AMP I think Jesus wanted to pray. I think that for us to pray much, or deeply, we need to move from what we think we should do to what we want to do. But that won’t happen if we simply tell ourselves that we have to […]

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A Secret History with God

‘Draw me away with you’ Song of Solomon 1:4 (AMP) At the heart of our Christian life is our intimate relationship with God and a vital connection to His Word. ‘Draw me away with you!’ (Song of Solomon 1:4), speaks of intimacy with God. It speaks of our private interactions with Him. Did you know every […]

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The Searcher of our Heart

Knowing what is right is like deep water in the heart; a wise person draws from the well within.”  (Proverbs 20:5 MSG) One thing I do at the beginning of each year is wait on the Lord for His promise through Scripture for the coming year.  This idea was introduced to me by a wise […]

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Tarry in God’s Presence

For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come. Habakkuk 2:3 (KJV) The month of January has always been a time for reflection for me. As the work timetable changes and we begin our holiday season it gives me a moment to push the pause button […]

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A World full of Distractions

“My presence shall go with you, and I will give you rest.” Exodus 33:14 Often, the world comes in like a wrecking ball of faith, knocking down the pillars of love established in the morning. It knocks down our reliance on Christ, our submission to his will and our connection to his Word, if we are not […]

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