Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. Matthew 5:5 Meekness is often looked upon as weakness, wimpy. But true meekness is something altogether different. Webster defines Meek as quiet, gentle, patient, long-suffering, peaceful, easily imposed on, submissive. The translators of the Greek New Testament have similar definitions. But their definitions appear more … Continue reading Oh What Great Blessing is Seen in Those Who are Meek
Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Matthew 5:4 Blessed are those who mourn? Surely, this isn't true. But the Amplified Bible sounds even more absurd. Blessed and enviably happy [with a happiness produced by the experience of God’s favor and especially conditioned by the revelation of His matchless grace] are those who mourn, … Continue reading Oh, What Great Blessings are Seen in Those Who Mourn.
Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:3 Have you ever wondered what it means to be poor in spirit? Have you maybe thought it meant to be poor in worldly goods, or someone not tuned into the Lord? Today, we are going to take a closer look … Continue reading Oh, What Great Blessings are Seen in the Lives of Those Who are Poor in Spirit
In the world we are living in today, here in America, we need to know the Constitution. If we don't follow the guidelines and boundaries put in place by our founding fathers, we can get into trouble. We also need to know the rights and authority we have as citizens. Jesus came to earth for … Continue reading Introduction to the Constitution of the Kingdom of God
Thirty-six years ago, I attended a class at church about growing in your relationship with God. While I already had a rich relationship with Him, I knew there is always more to learn. I jumped in with both feet and did all the exercises suggested. There were times of prayer, Bible study, and meditation. One … Continue reading Write it Down – The Importance of Recording What God Speaks to You
Visons are different than dreams because you are awake when you receive them. You can receive visions with your eyes open or with your eyes closed. The visions can be for you or for others. God often uses visions to convey a word in ministry. First, let’s look at the Bible. Here again is the … Continue reading A Closer Look at How God Speaks in Visions
Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash Every word, every dream, every vision, every encounter with God must be held up to His Word for discernment and understanding. The more you are in the Word, the more you will be able to discern if you are hearing from God and what He is saying. Today we … Continue reading Hearing God in Dreams and Visions
David wrote, "Oh, how I love Your law! It is my meditation all the day. You, through Your commandments, make me wiser than my enemies;For they are ever with me." Psalm 119:97-98 Many Christians believe that the law written in the Old Testament is something to be discarded. They say the law is no longer valid … Continue reading “Oh, how I love Your law!” Is God’s law something to love?
Of all the ways God speaks, the most often way He chooses to reveal His will is to speak through His Word. If you own a Bible or have a Bible app on your phone, you have the most comprehensive record of God’s word. The Bible is the plumb line, the litmus test for all … Continue reading Hearing God’s Voice Through His Word
The truth of the matter is that it may be easier to discern God’s voice or the enemy’s than it will be to discern your voice. This is especially true when what you are praying or asking God for is something you have strong feelings about. There is a practice I learned in a prophetic … Continue reading How to Discern Your Voice From God’s or the enemy’s