Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

Spirit Songs

Let Psalm 57 stand on its own, and it’s an amazing song. Put it in its context, and it is almost unbelievable. Praise songs most often stem from prosperous times. God’s goodness most often the theme of a song when … Continue reading

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Job and Jesus

Back in routine (sort of) after spending the latter part of last week back in B.C. with my grandkids (their parents were there too . . . I think). And, this morning, I’m partaking of Job and Jesus. I’m keenly … Continue reading

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I’m really not much of a cream guy. Cream, not like “in my coffee”, but cream like “on my skin”. Sure I’ll SPF 40 out of necessity, ’cause I’m not much of a sunburn guy either. And sometimes, when the … Continue reading

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The Promise and The Power

Confession time: I do lousy at long-distance relationships. I don’t see you, I have a tough time (aka I fail miserably) keeping in touch with you. I envy those who phone, write, and travel in order to maintain relationships with … Continue reading

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A Bit of the Presence While Waiting for the Promise

One of those mornings where I feel a bit dry even after having sipped from the well of His Word. Nothing really coming to mind and so I go back through my journal and see what thoughts were stirred in … Continue reading

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He Trusted

His name literally means “Jehovah is my strength.” It’s one thing to be named something like that, it’s quite another to actually believe it. But as I’m reading in 2Kings 18 and 19 this morning that’s exactly what Hezekiah did, … Continue reading

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Giving God the “Write Away!”

Paul found himself having to defend his credentials and his ministry in 1Corinthians 3. In so doing, he pointed to the same thing as both the evidence of God’s calling on His life and as the validation of the message … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes

Re-working and re-running some thoughts from 2010 . . . Some are fascinated by powerful displays of the Holy Spirit, I’m probably more intrigued by imperceptible directions. Some look for the signs and wonders, I’m trying to get better at … Continue reading

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The Hand of the Lord

Finishing up Acts 11 this morning as part of my reading plan. As is my habit, as I’m reading I’m coloring. It’s my way of slowing down and observing what’s in the text–underlining or shading parts of the text with … Continue reading

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Reading Our Vitals

Yesterday, as I was reading in 1John, I started thinking about vital signs. Indicators that there’s life, particularly indicators of spiritual life. Yesterday I read that if we find that there’s an innate love for others who claim the name … Continue reading

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