In His Presence

For years in my Bible reading, my understanding of Scripture was all too heady and lacked a real, living intimacy with my Lord Jesus. The “I AM” statements found in John’s gospel touched my heart one day. I knew that Jesus rose from the dead and ascended up to the...

True Encounters with God

Revelation 1:17, 18  And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last: I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and...

Better

For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness. Psalm 84.10  Do you agree with the confession of the Psalmist this morning, beloved? I pray that both writer and reader...

With The Lord

One thing that can so easily be overlooked in our curiosity to rightly divide eschatology (the timing and mechanics of end time events) is this one most certain promise: we shall be with The Lord! Paul told the saints in Corinth: “We are confident, I say, and willing...

Missing the presence of God

Genesis 28.16 And Jacob awaked out of his sleep, and he said, Surely the Lord is in this place; and I knew it not. This is that incredible chapter where Jacob experiences the ladder that joins heaven and earth. A picture, of course, of Jesus Christ, The One Mediator...