Power · Scripture · Transformation · Truth

His Word… from His mouth…

Listening to an audiobook… I find myself agreeing with the words… The wholesale departure from a fundamental belief in the divine inspiration of Scripture meant the sudden loss of the power of God in preaching. … When the church’s confidence in the Word departed, the glory of God likewise departed from the church. … With…… Continue reading His Word… from His mouth…

Discipline · Transformation

a children’s prayer [republished from March 26, 2012]

Sunday… a prayer to God… following the children’s message……be the Fingers that squeeze us that we might spring to life…The illustration… a spring… pressed down… released… flying free…Thoughts jump to the stumbling week… the me… too big… needing to be pressed small…Maybe… God’s fingers are gently pressing… now… prodding… nudging… to a new level of growth… even more new life……… Continue reading a children’s prayer [republished from March 26, 2012]

Transformation

transformation [republished from December 27, 2011]

Jesus makes us someone else…every day…Weird compared to the world…outcast in some ways… less socially acceptable…But other days…dark days…days of loss… pain… death…other days…Jesus makes us desired…light in dark…You hear… Show me the way…Slow change…little by little…changed from dark to light…in the world but not of the world…Jesus makes us some one else…And we, who with unveiled faces all…… Continue reading transformation [republished from December 27, 2011]