Isaiah 35:1-2 … And the desert shall rejoice and blossom as the rose; it shall blossom abundantly and rejoice even with joy and singing. The landscape of the dry barren Southern California desert filled our eyes for mlles, when all of a sudden a deep orange color painted the hillsides. The California poppy “super bloom” had transformed the harsh desert into […]
Joshua 1:8 This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate in it day and night. Have you ever pulled a dandelion from the grass and blew on its white fluffy seed-head, watching the white parachute like seeds soar through the air? I have fond memories of doing this as a […]
Every day you will be confronted with two fundamental choices that underlie every decision you make in life – the choice of going God’s way or the choice of going your own way.
God’s passionate desire for you is to be like Jesus Christ, to be like the Psalm 1:3 tree planted by the rivers of water. This tree is not just any old tree.
“Blessed Beyond Belief” is a sign sitting above our dining room table. Psalm 1 begins with this same power packed idea contained in different words – “Blessed is the man…”
Has your confidence in God’s promises for your life or for someone that you are praying for been shaken to the core? Has the bad news thrown you into an abysmal pit of discouragement and hopelessness?
There is a song in heaven being sung right now, and it will be sung throughout all eternity. It is the Song of all Songs. It is the Song of the Lamb of God, who was slain on our behalf to redeem us back to God by His own precious blood.
Last week, I shared with you how the top 10 Israelite leaders partnered in their hearts with the spirits of fear and discouragement, igniting a ferocious wildfire, as they spoke out their darkened perceptions about the Promised Land.
Have you heard some fear-filled discouraging words lately? Are these words circling around in your mind one more time, dominating your thoughts? Are these words making their way out of your mouth, affecting you and the world around you? Are these words determining your destiny?
You may love to hear that in Jesus all the promises of God are “YES”! (2 Cor. 1:20) However, in order to possess God’s promises, your promised land, as revealed by the Word of God it takes great strength and courage to say “yes” back to Him and to walk out and persevere in your “yes” despite all the opposition, danger, hardship, or extreme difficulty that you may face.