Tag Archives: the Holy Spirit

Walking with the Wind

If He’s more like a breath than a beacon, then how do we know when He’s been leading us? If, though we sense His presence, we don’t actually know where He comes from or where He goes to, then how … Continue reading

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Fuel for Faithfulness

Perhaps what’s as inspiring about the apostle Paul as anything else is his unwavering sense of call and purpose. Maybe that’s what encounters with the risen Christ on a road to Damascus can do to a guy. Whether it was … Continue reading

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That We Might Understand

Saturday we gathered together with confidence. As we remembered our so evident loss, yet we equally celebrated her so certain gain. Though we acknowledged the reality of the difficulty here and now, we affirmed the surety of reunion there and … Continue reading

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The Difference Adoption Makes

From time to time there’s the temptation to fall back. To do what you’ve stopped doing. To respond the way you used to respond. To go where you no longer want to go. Any number of things might trigger it, … Continue reading

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The Offering that Glorifies God

It is the sacrifice that beats all other sacrifices. The offering which tops all other offerings. While the cost of such an offering is affordable to all, it appears that it is of unmeasurable value to God. The sacrifice of … Continue reading

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Can’t Buy Me Love

Still not sure that I have Simon pegged (Acts 8:9-24). It’s recorded he believed the good news, but did he really? Truly a sheep? Or a wolf in sheep’s clothing? Saved guy with justĀ a heart problem? Or still a sinner … Continue reading

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The Active Agency of Abiding

In John 15 Jesus said it was the secret sauce of prayer. He said it was also the key to bearing fruit. In fact, He said, do it and you’ll bear much fruit. Don’t do it and you won’t be … Continue reading

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