The Nearness of God

Psalm 145:18–20 The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth. He fulfills the desires of those who fear him; he hears their cry and saves them. The Lord watches over all who love him, but all the wicked he will destroy.     NIV That’s important for you…

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Character That Stands the Test

For most of us, the days that lie ahead are going to test our endurance. They are not going to be easy. I really believe the challenge that lies ahead is the test of character and loyalty. If you and I will stand the test, we will come out like gold that has been tried…

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Gifts of the Holy Spirit

Dear Friend, When Abraham sent his servant from Canaan to Padan Aram to seek a bride for his son Isaac, the servant loaded ten camels to take with him. In the Middle East I have seen with my own eyes how much can be loaded onto a camel. It is amazing! The ten camels with…

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Revelation 12 – And a great sign appeared in heaven

Revelation 12 is a chapter full of dramatic otherworldly symbolic imagery. Each one has a specific meaning. Verses 1 and 2 say, “And a great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars; and she was with child;…

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