Desiring God: Blog 2

Introduction Perhaps the best place to start in desiring God is to admit that we often don’t desire God as much as we should. Quotes are from Freedom from the Incurable Addiction to Self Waiting for Heaven by Larry Crabb unless otherwise noted. Pastor Carey reminds us: So, then how do we proceed? First, weContinue reading “Desiring God: Blog 2”

Desiring God: Blog Part 1

Thanks for joining me for part 1 of the blog Desiring God P1. For Part one, I want to introduce the idea of our desires. Part two will be some practical considerations to help us improve our desires. All quotes will be from Larry Crabbs’ Freedom from the Incurable Addiction to Self: Waiting for HeavenContinue reading “Desiring God: Blog Part 1”

Moses: Choosing Hardship: Waiting on God Blog #2

Post Introduction All quotes in this blog post come from Larry Crabb’s Waiting for Heaven Chapter 6: “Foolish Choices” In the previous post, I present three things that Moses turned away from in his journey of faith. In this writing, I want to consider three things Moses turned toward. Considering all the many mighty movements/miraclesContinue reading “Moses: Choosing Hardship: Waiting on God Blog #2”

Christ: Our Focal Point

Quotes and Thoughts Source: Oswald Chambers Devotional Faith or Experience Nov. 13 Central Scripture: Galatians 2:20 20 I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, whoContinue reading “Christ: Our Focal Point”

Moses: Choosing to wait Part 1

Introduction: Quick Overview of Moses In studying any great person of faith, we need the proper focus in which to glean Biblical truths. The following truths are applicable in focusing on individuals the real hero and star of every account is God–God reveals Himself as He works through various individuals to accomplish His redemptive planContinue reading “Moses: Choosing to wait Part 1”

Hoping in God While We Wait!

Introduction For the scope of this post, I will briefly summarize the narrative of Joseph. God began His work on Joseph while he was a teen. Joseph’s story begins in Genesis Chapter 37 verse 2. As a young man, Joseph tends to his father’s sheep and reports his brothers’ bad actions. Jacob show favoritism byContinue reading “Hoping in God While We Wait!”

When There is No Word from God

Waiting on God Part 1: When God doesn’t speak: lessons from Abraham, Joseph, Moses, and David. Purpose and Introduction The primary focus of this blog will be on Abraham with brief insights from Joseph, Moses, and David. This blog is intended for fellow believers who are enduring the silence of God during a trying timeContinue reading “When There is No Word from God”

Waiting on God Series Introduction

Do you enjoy waiting? Probably not if your honest! My least favorite places to go–the doctor’s office, and DMV usually involve a long wait. Might there be a purpose in God having us wait? Do you think that it is possible that God has a purpose and plan in our times of waiting on Him?Continue reading “Waiting on God Series Introduction”

Journey of Forgiveness

How do we live with grace, mercy, compassion, and kindness in our lives when others hurt and despise us? We walk with Christ! Part of the Christian journey involves forgiving others and ourselves so that we can be free to love and serve others. This blog post will combine 5-6 min video presentations with writtenContinue reading “Journey of Forgiveness”

When God’s task/call seems impossible

Introduction If you were to encounter me at the park with my kites you might think that I was crazy if you watched me. First, you would observe me launching a green delta kite. As you watch it rise into the sky, it would appear to dance and move erratically as it ascends through variousContinue reading “When God’s task/call seems impossible”