Let the Lord Anoint You with Joy and Gladness
I have to tell you, I would hate to have to endure life in these last days without knowing Jesus, without the work of the Holy Spirit in my life, and without the Church, the Body of Christ. And specifically, my own local church where I belong. Without these things, along with the Word of God at work in me, the twists and turns of life, and because of the complications and challenges that are presented to me continually, I’m certain I would have already caved in a long time ago. But I haven’t caved in. Though I have faced on Continue Reading
The Great Exchange
There are those in the Body of Christ today who are in mourning due to either the death of a loved one, or a death of some variety in other areas in their lives. In other words, some people have had the death of an income, the death of a business, job or career, or even the death of a relationship. And then others have dealt with calamities of one kind or another, including financial, health issues, marital or relational issues. And when you are right smack dab in the middle of all of these things, a spirit of grief Continue Reading
Hitchhikers:  What Fear Brings with It
When I was a young man learning to drive, my parents made it a point to stress to me to never pick up hitchhikers. They assured me that though some hitchhikers could be good people just needing a ride, that a hitchhiker could also be someone out to do harm. Their admonitions to me have paid off, because I have had a driver’s license for more than forty years and I haven’t picked up a hitchhiker yet! Fear, however, loves to pick up hitchhikers. If you allow fear in your life in any area or for any reason, I can guarantee Continue Reading