Author Archives: Pete

All In

He was leaving the world, but they weren’t. He was going back to heaven, they would have to gut it out on earth. He was returning to His Father, they would now be clearly in the crosshairs of the enemy. … Continue reading

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The Same but Different

This is the morning in my reading plan where I, perhaps, feel most as if I’m entering an inner-sanctum. John 17 truly being the place where you stand on holy ground as the Son lifts up His eyes to heaven … Continue reading

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In Plain Language

Jesus laid a lot on the disciples that last night after supper. “Let not your hearts be troubled,” He said to them (Jn. 14:1), knowing that over the next several hours troubling turns of events would pile one upon another … Continue reading

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He Hears Us

I get what Job wanted. It’s how he goes about it that kind of makes me cringe. I think I understand his frustration. But it’s his impertinence that becomes cause for warning. Oh, that I had one to hear me! … Continue reading

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An Open Door

The time for listening was done. Now it was time for beholding. John had heard the words spoken by the One who walks in the midst of the churches on earth. Now, he would see Him as the One worthy … Continue reading

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Healing the Unhealable

Funny, the places in Scripture that, kind of out of nowhere, overwhelm you. Holy writ accentuated by the Holy Spirit so that it wholly washes over you. Already primed for thanksgiving this morning, but didn’t expect fuel for the fire … Continue reading

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On Churches and Church Members

They were riding the wave. Part of a winning team. Their stats were all going the right way. Love and faith? Service and patient endurance? All trending upwards. Their “latter works exceeding the first.” As a whole, things were going … Continue reading

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