Month: May 2016

God Works

If I walk into the thick of danger, You will preserve my life from the anger of my enemies. You will extend Your hand; Your right hand will save me. Yahweh will fulfill His purpose for me. Yahweh, Your love is eternal; do not abandon the works of your hand. We are His workmanship, created […]

Pruning

I just pruned most of the back yard. It took a long time and I got hurt a few times. I ended up with enough clippings and cuttings to be a few bushes. Now, the pruned bushes and trees look nicer and the ones that produce flowers will produce more flowers than they would have. When […]

IF

If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you; If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too: If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or, being lied about, don’t deal in lies, Or being […]

Being Ripe

If fruit is ripe, it is usually sweet as an evidence and/or result. Ripeness and maturity can be synonyms. Our maturity, whether it is emotional, social, or spiritual, can be measured by how quickly our responses to situations we face are manifestations of the character of Jesus. The list of such manifestations in Galatians 5:22 […]

Your Nephew

If you want to do what Yahweh wants you to do, the only way you can fail is to quit. When Saul was “serving Yahweh” by imprisoning and killing Believers, his God sent Ananias to touch him with freedom and redirection. When Jews were plotting to kill Paul in Jerusalem (Acts 21 – 23), his […]

Speaking With Purpose

If you have opportunity to speak to a group of people and you know about it in time to prepare what you say, I recommend making one point. If you go hunting with a machine gun, you might kill something. If you go hunting with a rifle, it is more likely that you will kill […]

Distraction and Deception

I have two fronts on which to battle for the realization of righteous behavior in my life: the influences of other humans, other spirits, and my iniquity on one hand, and on the other my ability to be deceived. If I am easily distracted, any toy or pleasure that is dangled in front of me […]

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