Author Archives: John

Quietness is key. Old thinking says, Nothing doing!” God waits! Patiently.

“God, the Master, The Holy of Israel, has this solemn counsel: “Your salvation requires you to turn back to me and stop your silly efforts to save yourselves. Your strength will come from settling down in complete dependence on me— … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Like the rest of us, the Lord likes a little appreciation and a simple thank you will do. Sadly, it possible to bypass the whole god-thing even when we know better. The Bible says,  “They knew God but did not … Continue reading

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The Throne of Grace! Come on up for the fun of It!

The Throne of Grace “Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.” (Hebrews 4:16, ESV) What a beautiful home! (Psalm 84–adapted with … Continue reading

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Party on, Believer-Dude. Living La Vida Cristo!

Last night I had a dream about being at a fun party! I write the dreams I remember down, along with my post-dream observations. Then I listen to the Lord for the interpretation. My post-dream observations were about the fun and … Continue reading

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Pathos Power – Sorrow: a Jesus Soft Skill – (Power of God Series 7 of 7)

The power of sorrow! Are you sad today?  That’s cause for happiness! Sorrow is the soft skill! Jesus was so good at sorrow that he was given the nickname “Man of Sorrows,” and described as, “acquainted with grief!” (Isaiah 53) Sorrow … Continue reading

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Pod Power – The Tri-Pod of Love – (Power of God Series 6 of 7)

What do “Road Work Ahead” signs, photographers, and George Washington have in common? Answer: The tripod — a three legged stand. Even our first president, George Washington, used one in his early career as a land surveyor. Like a three … Continue reading

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Prophecy Power – Imagine Hearts Being Healed by Your Words! – (Power of God Series 5 of 7)

Prophecy Power – Imagine Hearts Being Healed by Encouraging, Edifying, and Comforting Words from you! Doesn’t that sound great? Any regrets about words you have spoken? Unsure of what to say when helpful words are needed? Want to get better … Continue reading

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The Power of Being Present – (Power of God Series 4 of 7)

Want to be more effective when working with people? Want to be a better listener? In the following account, Jesus shows us how to hear, see, and live in the present in order to activate the love of God. “Who … Continue reading

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What do you want us to hear the about your kingdom?

Lord: What do you want us to hear the about your kingdom? Seek first our kingdom and our righteousness. Our kingdom is ours. And yes, it is coming; thank you for asking for it to come. Our kingdom is not of this … Continue reading

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Power in Your Place – (Power of God Series 3 of 7)

STAY HERE, START HERE! Ever wish you could find a different job, move to a new town, or even jump the fence to the greener pasture of a new relationship? If so, you are not alone. It’s common to long … Continue reading

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