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CAN YOU DRINK THIS CUP?

CAN YOU DRINK THIS CUP? Jesus has just finished speaking to his disciples of his impending suffering, crucifixion and resurrection as they make their final approach to Jerusalem for the Passover. They pause at the side of the road, grappling with the implications of the Teacher’s words, when James and John blurt it out. “Teacher, [...]

DO YOU NOT KNOW? HAVE YOU NOT HEARD?

In Love, the Father — Has blessed you in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. Chose you as His own before the creation of the world. Made you holy and blameless in His sight! Selected you to be His own adopted son or daughter through Jesus Christ! In Love, the Son— Has [...]

WHEN CRISIS BECOMES YOUR MIRACLE

Yesterday I woke my husband up by wishing him a happy birthday. He was a bit confused since his birthday was actually a little more than two weeks ago. When he asked why I was wishing him a happy birthday, I reminded him . . . One year ago was the day that might have [...]

BIG ANSWERS TO SMALL PRAYERS

Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. Mt. 7:7 We spotted a whale in the distance as we approached the California coastline from Catalina. My cousin Danny veered off course to get a closer look. After watching several beautiful whales [...]

THE POOL OF HIS PRESENCE

“Do you want to get well?” It’s an odd question, right? It must have given the man pause as he lay under the colonnade beside the Pool of Bethesda, where a great many disabled and disenfranchised gathered daily. Of course he wanted to get well. Who wouldn’t want healing? Why else would they keep coming [...]

GREEN MARBLES

I have been waiting a long time for the Lord to answer a BIG prayer request–one of those prayers that you carry close to your heart every minute of every day. In my waiting I had cried out to God that I believed in Him but did not trust Him because my prayer was not [...]

POSTURE OF THE HEART THAT WAITS

“I have been waiting for such a long time,” I said to my friend over lunch. “Yet I believe God has told me to wait and keep trusting Him. I’ve asked Him over and over again if I’m not hearing correctly and everything around me continues to point toward waiting. But I feel like I’m [...]

MADE IN HIS IMAGE

Genesis 1 makes real the astounding majesty of God’s Creation. . . And on the sixth day, after our Father Creator had birthed—with a word and a breath—all of the living creatures according to their kind, it was time for his Magnum Opus! All of heaven stood in awe. Nothing like it had ever manifested [...]

THE GARDEN OF MY BECOMING

Arise my love, my beautiful one and come away with me! There are times when it’s really hard to go to the garden – so many things vie for my attention. And then there are seasons when I cannot pull myself away. Where the sweetness of His Presence is so exquisite and the language of [...]

“CONFIDENCE GOES BEFORE YOU!”

Understand today that the Lord your God is He who goes over before you as a consuming fire.” Dt 9:3 God told the Israelites to cross over the Jordan and seize the land He was giving them from the Anakites. However, the spies they sent ahead discovered that the Anakites were a great and tall [...]