Holy Spirit Category

rise to the top

Caution! When you seek promotion and greater influence, understand that with it comes increased responsibility, because if you fall, the potential to take many down with you is there! Why do some rise to the top and then fall? Pride. A confidence in self crowds out the confidence in God that once characterized the same […]

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the flame

This is a picture of the pilot light on our gas fireplace. Unless you look for the small flame, you cannot see it. But it’s there, and it’s ready to fulfill its purpose. Can I challenge you today? If you are a child of God, the Holy Spirit has been deposited within you. He may […]

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pray

Reading and meditating on the Word of God today, I find warnings in both the Old and New Testament and can only say,”Pray.” Pray that you do not fall prey to the enemy’s deception and fall away like a helpless and harassed sheep. Years ago, I was in a desperate place of prayer while asking […]

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no worries

In a quick exchange with another shopper today, I must have apologized for getting in his way, because I remember hearing him say in response, “no worries.”  That caught my attention.  I say “no worries.”  I picked it up years ago from a British friend who charmed me with her casual expression and beautiful accent. […]

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fire never says, “enough”

During a worship service last Christmas, I declared my heart to the Lord Jesus stating that I want to know Him.  That may be a strange request from a gal who has been walking with the Lord for over twenty years, but it’s a genuine desire.  The growth that I constantly seek in my relationship […]

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a wet sponge

Resistance.  I tried opening a cabinet drawer that just wouldn’t budge.  I moved my hand around inside the little bit of opening that I did have and discovered a hard sponge blocking the way. Do we ever find ourselves with hardness of heart, blocking the move of God in our lives?  Just like the kitchen […]

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dog on the beach

It had been a full week of ministry in the Dominican Republic.  Our team did six church services, three afternoons of VBS, six mornings building a church and a school adddition and clearing out rooms, one television show, one street ministry and a neighborhood outreach.   We saw God move in miraculous ways!  Lives were […]

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