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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Retro One Thing 03/25/2012

“Now He who establishes us with you in Christ and anointed us is God, who also sealed us and gave us the Spirit in our hearts as a pledge.” (2 Corinthians 1:22-23) Notice that this verse in second Corinthians Chapter 1 says that we have been anointed. It doesn’t say that we could be anointed, […]

Retro One Thing 01/23/2012

(Ps.16:11) You will make known to me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; In Your right hand there are pleasures forever. This has always been an important scripture for me, and one I come back to over and over again. It’s been one of those kind of guide post words. […]

Retro One Thing 12/16/2011

Luke 9:27-34 (NASB) 27 But I say to you truthfully, there are some of those standing here who will not taste death until they see the kingdom of God.” The Transfiguration 28 Some eight days after these sayings, He took along Peter and John and James, and went up on the mountain to pray. 29 […]

Retro One Thing 11/13/2011

Everyday we face all kind of uncertainties that can create a lot of worry and anxiety. It’s easy to daydream about living in a world full of the expected and not the unexpected. That would bring such peace wouldn’t it? I’ve often counseled people over the years who were about to go into some situation […]

Retro One Thing 02/13/2012

Jeremiah 15:18-19 (NASB) 18 Why has my pain been perpetual And my wound incurable, refusing to be healed? Will You indeed be to me like a deceptive stream With water that is unreliable? 19 Therefore, thus says the LORD, “If you return, then I will restore you— Before Me you will stand; And if you […]

Retro One Thing 12/18/2013

Psa. 27:4 One thing I have asked from the LORD, that I shall seek: That I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, To behold the beauty of the LORD And to meditate in His temple. Psa. 16:11 You will make known to me the path of life; […]