Never lose sight of how we come to Christ by faith. We walk by faith, we live by faith we grow by faith. We continue in faith. I can look at the Hebraic roots through the eyes of faith and gain much. But if I take on the letter of the law and lose sight of faith I have lost much.
A fantastic series on being made holy. I've been listening to Duane Sheriff for over twenty years and his message of righteousness by faith, the good news, has been consistent. He is an anointed teacher with a fatherly heart. He relays the message of what Christ has done for us and the holy fire of… Continue reading A message from a father’s heart
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction,
“You never know what you might find if you slow down and look.”
Duane Sheriff - Made Holy with Christ - Part 1 - Victory Life Church https://vimeo.com/351892012 Absolutely the best message on holiness I've heard from the pulpit. Be blessed
Waiting on God can sometimes be like standing at the intersection waiting for the light to change. There are times when you need that light to linger so you can catch your breath. Other times you feel like you've been sitting at that light for hours, days or in my case, years. No one wants… Continue reading How Long is This Queue?
The way in which the Spirit will be moving in the (peh) season will not be the same as how we will experience the movement of the Spirit in the ayin decade.
Also posted on my Prophetic Words site Thru The Dalet There is a spiritual shift happening right now. We are in it. It is occurring over this weekend. Right now we stand in between where we have been and where we are going. Something very significant is on the other side of the threshold upon… Continue reading Liminal- A Prophetic Word
I remember my first day of kindergarten. I wanted to go to school when I was three years old. I'm sure that was because my older brother got to go and I didn't want to be left out. But I remember having an internal longing to learn. I wanted to know things. I didn't like… Continue reading Still Learning After All These Years
Zechariah 8:19 BSB “This is what the LORD of Hosts says: The fasts of the fourth, the fifth, the seventh, and the tenth months will become times of joy and gladness, cheerful feasts for the house of Judah. Therefore love truth and peace.” Waiting & Going at God's Direction Tammuz can be a time of… Continue reading Tammuz and Av
A Prophetic Word to the Bondservants of the Lord By Betty Hall - Presented by Thru the Dalet Click here or on the image above to view and download the book Excerpt from the book: Introduction God’s End Times Army God has a unique plan and destiny for every individual. Destiny fulfilled is God’s desire for… Continue reading First the Bear Then the Bull (download)
I have been working hard to complete the booklet containing the prophetic word I mentioned in A clarion call to fulfill your destiny in Christ. I am also working on another booklet on what to expect in the Hebraic decade 5780-5789. I will share links to these works in the near future. The first will be… Continue reading Upcoming
Lifted up after a time of diminshing
In order share what I received with as much clarity as possible it is necessary to write this word out in its entirety. Space and time demand that I resort to a book form rather than attempting to restrict this to a blog post. I am currently working on that writing. The book will be… Continue reading A clarion call to fulfill your destiny in Christ.
The ayin has been a dominant theme through the Hebrew decade 5770-5779. Like the operating system of a computer working in the background we are not always aware that it is running. There has been a specific work, like the specific application program, in which the Spirit of God has been working during this period… Continue reading Prophetic Word for 5780
When I first set up this blog I knew it would undergo shifts, changes and alterations along the way. Six months into blogging I am still getting used to simple things like categories and tags. I'm working on it. I'm a fiddler, in that I love to fiddle with things. I am constantly making adjustments.… Continue reading Rehabbed, Rearranged and Rebooted
Sometimes I’m the one in need of grace. But in the end I do know that God is love because I have experienced His love. I pray that you will experience His great love and amazing grace.
Everyone has something that sparks their interest, challenges their thinking, or at least engages their senses on some level. For me it’s the written word. I love books. I got my first audio book when I was about three years old. It was a Read and Hear Little Golden Book and Record. This was the… Continue reading Not Just a Story
A Hellenistic Influence Below is an excerpt from They Never Told Me This in Church! Deuble, Greg. There was massive diversity within churches all over the Roman empire. It seems that today’s bewildering number of Christian churches and breakaways is but a pale reflection of the kaleidoscopic scene during the second and third centuries after… Continue reading Out of the Prophets and into Plato
I stumbled on this article on WakeUp Recovery. This is a great resource check out her website and blog. Remove Toxic Relationships in Recovery by Sherry Gaba | Jul 27, 2017 | Blog One of the more challenging issues for those in addiction recovery is the process of distancing themselves from toxic people. Often, over… Continue reading Re-blogged from Wake up Recovery
The Cost of Legalism I have been re-reading a book I came across in the 1990's; Breaking Free-Rescuing Families from the clutches of Legalism by David R. Miller. It was in the early 1990's that my home church, at the time, was suddenly taken over by an extreme legalist. The man had been chosen to fill… Continue reading The Great Set-Up
Earlier this week I was listening to a Duane Sheriff from Victory Life Church in Durant, Oklahoma. He is doing a series entitled Made Free From the Law. Below are the three parts so far. Yesterday I listened to Part 3. I've been studying the word of God a long time. I'd say I have… Continue reading I’m a Former Pharisee
Thought I'd share: check out Paul Keith Davis' YouTube Channel and website White Dove Ministries White Dove Ministries Word for the Moment Video Blog Wonderful resources and insights https://youtu.be/m7HuZxhEBgM
The tapes that play in our head need to be re-recorded with positive thoughts. This doesn't happen by osmosis. It happens through intentionality and living on purpose. It happens by speaking words of love and truth to ourselves even if at first we don't believe it.
Remembering those who gave their lives for the sake of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. To the multitudes of warriors who have laid their lives down for our county so that others might enjoy freedom, to each individual and to the families who have lived with the empty place at their dinner table,… Continue reading Memorial Day Remembrance
Words to let penetrate your spirit. I have been listening to Graham Cooke's teachings for years. I love listening to him. He is a thinker who loves to think about God. As much as I appreciate his teachings I really love his soaking sessions. They are soothing to the soul and uplifting to the spirit.… Continue reading Graham Cooke & Recommended Listening
Not being you deprives the world of the greatest gift you can offer.
We had what many people would consider normal. To most people this would not be a big a deal. But for me it was a great prize.
Moving Beyond Shame A few years ago my brother's suggested I check out Ted Talk. Along with Simon Sinek he suggested I watch Brené Brown's 2010 and 2012 Ted Talks. What captured my attention concerning Brené Brown was that she called herself a shame researcher. Call me insane, but I am one of those whose response is "I… Continue reading Brené Brown on Netflix
Tension If you are like me when you hear the word tension your mind probably conjures up images of nervousness, unrest, strife and possibly underlying hostility. And you would be right. Tension is defined as the force which stretches something. That's a pretty simple concept unless you are the thing being stretched. And I'm… Continue reading The Tension of Unfolding
I don't know if God is going to come with a major visitation on Pentecost or not. What I do know is that whether you call it Shavuot or Pentecost it is a day that is marked on God's calendar. It is one of the Feasts of the Lord. And the days between now and then are a time of counting and collecting the days until the number is fully reached.
(I appreciate what jesscape shares, vulnerably touching.) check out her site at jesscape.com About a month ago I posted a meme to Instagram from Word Porn, which stated: To date, this post has had more attention than anything else I’ve shared: more views, more likes, more comments, more saves, and more shares. By far.… Continue reading You are not hard to love — jesscape.com
"Okay, we're starting something new and it starts now. You are going to mark this date as important as the New Year. Get ready because the new thing is beginning NOW!"
SORRY First I must apologize for not keeping up with comments. Frankly I didn't know there were any. I'm still getting the hang of this and things keep falling through the cracks. I had no clue that anyone had stumbled on my site. I'm beside myself. I still wonder what on earth I am doing. I… Continue reading Still getting the hang of it
Better late than never I guess. I thought I posted this. But it seems I wrote it and never got it out there. So this should have been last weeks post. My brother Steve is a practicing Jew. Steve has never had an issue with being identified as either Jewish or Christian. As he puts… Continue reading My Jewish Brother’s Good Friday Message
Greetings All Hope everyone out there is having a great day. Today is Good Friday. It is also Erev Pesach (Passover Eve) since the Hebrew day begins at sundown Passover actually begins tonight. I went out to run some errands today. Being Good Friday the grocery stores were packed. The parking lots were crowded. I… Continue reading Easter and Passover
Why I look at the Hebrew Letters While the feasts are a part of the annual cycle they are not the entirety of the calendar. as wonderful as they are, there is so much more than the Feasts. I appreciate the richness and nuances of the feasts. I see the beauty of Christ in each… Continue reading Looking at the Year Through the Hebrew Letters
This time of year I usually do a bit of Spring cleaning. I attack something that has gone overlooked or just neglected. This year it's a storage closet. There's a bunch of stuff in there that I haven't had the time nor the inclination to sort through. It is time to sort through the boxes… Continue reading Spring Cleaning
I love how the Lord guides us. He directs our steps even when we aren't aware that He is leading us. At the onset of the summer of 1981 I turned away from the Lord. Thankfully it didn't last long. It lasted long enough for me to alter my life in unchangeable ways. Shortly after… Continue reading God is there before we are
It was a Saturday morning early in the summer of 1967, I was late for Catechism class. I was all of eight years old. I remember running from our classroom to the church across the street to catch up with our class when I was arrested by the presence of God. I stood there in… Continue reading My First Charismatic Experience
I have started this blog about four times now only to delete contents and start over. It has been a fluctuating work in process since I started this trek in January. I feel like I'm on a road trip which has gone off-road a bit. It's like when we would make trips with my grandpa.… Continue reading Just Living
On Going Changes and Developments When I first set up this blog back in January of this year I knew it would be a work in progress. This is my test blog to see what fits and what doesn't. I am also using this site to work out the kinks and walk through the writing… Continue reading Dalet – A work in progress
Mercy & Forgiveness under Old Testament Law see Part 1 here, and What Happens When Shepherds Eat the Sheep Mercy and forgiveness was the context of the Mosaic Law Why go into this subject at all? Because sometimes our mindset about God is grounded in what we've been taught about God in view of the… Continue reading Spiritual Abuse part 2
Over the next few weeks I will be doing a series of posts on spiritual abuse. Abuse is a huge issue with multiple personalities and complex behaviors while at the same time being subtle and difficult at times to identify. It is not an easy subject to discuss both for those who have been victims… Continue reading Spiritual Abuse – Part 1
Lately, I have been studying the history of Ephraim, the son of Joseph, the tribe, and their inheritance in the land of Israel. I have come across some interesting things concerning the tribe of Ephraim. I have a habit of getting distracted with details and I ran across a detail that took me on an… Continue reading What happens when shepherds eat the sheep?
I'm trying to get my footing. I'm not exactly sure how I need go forward at this point. Some days it feels like I'm trying to walk across a frozen lake. If you have been reading any of my blogs so far you know that I have started a project. I am attempting to fulfill… Continue reading Plodding Along
written a blog before gone to seminary written a college essay paper over ten pages wanted to do any of the above gone to the movie theater alone because I actually wanted to see the movie and not listen to my friends talk through the whole thing. hidden chocolate from my kids crossed the street… Continue reading Never Have I Ever
I have been debating as to how exactly I want to use this blog. I've made a couple of starts only to delete posts and start all over again. This time I think I have landed on a productive use of this blog. It would seem that one simple verse of scripture impressed on my… Continue reading Okay, I’m Awake – Wait, What?