Come Close to God

‘Come close to God, and God will come close to you’ James 4:8 NLT My great passion is to exhort people to personal, private prayer so that they would come close to God. Many times I have been with people and listened as they shared their hurts, their brokenness, their loss of spiritual vitality. As […]

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God wants to dwell with us

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 […]

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The Compelling Purpose of God

As mentioned in previous blog, Kingdom living occurs through a range of contexts. My final thoughts around exploring kingdom living is in the context of Spiritual Purpose. These wonderful words from Jeremiah: “Then [with a deep longing] you will seek Me and require Me [as a vital necessity] and [you will] find Me when you […]

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An Undeniable Paradox

Intimacy with God . . . a strange concept? How can I be intimate with someone I can’t see, hear, or touch? God and I can’t go out for coffee or even give each other a hug. Yet I know that God created me for intimate fellowship with Him. What is that supposed to look […]

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When God Closes Doors

In recent weeks I have had two doors shut in my face, doors I thought were wide-open. Walking through those doors could have changed my life. I saw the openings; prayed about them, sought godly counsel, looked for clarity and was convinced that God had indeed swung the doors open and cleared the path. Only […]

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Knowing Christ

Over the years, I’ve encountered the motto “To know Christ and make Him known.” In this current season, I have taken the opportunity for a deeper reflection on these words. This has given me a new appreciation for their value. What I discovered is that as I spent time with the Lord, studying the Word, […]

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I Need You More

I need You more More than yesterday I need You Lord More than words can say I need You more Than ever before I need You Lord I need You Lord More than the air I breathe More than the song I sing More than the next heartbeat More than anything And Lord as time […]

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