One Thing 8/23/17

God made man on the 6th day, and gave him his assignment to take dominion, and to be fruitful and multiply. The 7th day would be man’s first opportunity to begin his work, but instead of sending him off to work, God told him to rest. As we know, even though the 7th day was […]

Retro One Thing 07/19/2017

How much would someone give for love, true, epic, life transforming love. Song of Solomon 8, says a man would give all the treasures of his whole house. That means everything in his life. He would give it all to be loved like that. The Lord said such a gift would be utterly despised, because […]

One Thing 8/21/17

I am sitting here on my veranda outside of my hotel in Kisumu, Kenya. Even though the context around me has changed, the truth within remains the same.  Being in Africa, especially rural Africa, is literally like being in a different world and can be shocking if you’re not used to it. It reminds me […]

Retro One Thing 04/19/2012

The first beatitude says “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.” Jesus came to preach the gospel to the poor. The Poor have a special place in the heart of God. He is so attracted to the unattractive of this world, who have nothing to offer but their hearts. […]

Retro One Thing 06/22/2012

As long as you live under the unbearable yoke of guilt and shame, you will never be able to walk in faith and holiness. The enemy convinces you that it doesn’t do any good for you to believe because you don’t deserve for God to honor your faith. Holiness feels like a lost hope because […]

The Bigger Story 08/14/2017

This is a follow up word to the one I gave last week, almost a twin word. God spoke to me really clearly this morning (08/14/2017), especially in light of the tragic things that happened over the last few days in Virginia. Again, and again what we are seeing constantly manifested before us on the […]

Retro One Thing 05/30/2012

For me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. Philippians 1:27 These words by Paul express the great paradigm for the surrendered believer. As we grow in our transforming Union with Christ, there also is a growing desire to love Him and to know union with Him, without the filters of this fallen […]

One Thing 8/15/17

S.S. 2:3b-4, With great delight I sat in his shadow, and his fruit was sweet to my taste. He brought me to the banqueting house, and his banner over me was love His shadow of course speaks of the presence of Jesus. As people who are in Christ we have been baptized into His presence, […]

One Thing 8/14/17

Jer. 32:41, “ I will rejoice over them to do them good and will faithfully plant them in this land with all My heart and with all My soul.” Ps. 138:7-8, “7, Though I walk in the midst of trouble, You will revive me; You will stretch forth Your hand against the wrath of my enemies, […]

One Thing 8/11/17

  John 10:10 “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly. 1Th. 5:24 Faithful is he that calls you, who also will do it. When you become a Christian your life is baptized, immersed, into His life and His story is still […]