The context here is John 5:1-15. Verse five is what hit me the hardest: “One man was there who had been sick for 38 years.” You can be healed of a condition, but how do you recover from being trained into a mindset, or from having your mindset reinforced by your circumstances? Thirty-eight years. How … Continue reading Healing a Soul
This has been hanging around in the back of my mind for a couple months now, but has been very challenging to articulate. Twice, I was praying by myself in my truck, and God stirred something in my spirit about generations. I can best describe it using the following example. Let’s say you lived a … Continue reading Iterative Revelation: Generations
The word “believe” according to the Strong's Concordance, is from the Greek word ‘Pisteuo’ (pist-yoo-o) “to have faith (in upon, or with respect to, a person or thing), that is, credit; by implication to entrust”. It is from the word “pistis”, meaning “persuasion, that is, credence; moral conviction...” In the KJV, “pistis” is translated as … Continue reading What Does it Mean to Believe?
This post is a follow up to Effective Humility I think there is a time and a place where spiritual conviction just totally wipes a person out and they fall on their face before God. However, as I've been on my spiritual walk, I have found a different death to self needed, which is a death … Continue reading Manifest Forgiveness
The verse is burned into my mind, because it was the revelation in the church in my little town about six years ago: "...and My people, who are called by My name humble themselves, pray and seek My face, and turn from their evil ways, then I will hear from heaven, forgive their sin, and … Continue reading Effective Humility