God's ways are not our ways. His love is often rough and easily seen as cruel. His love batters our hearts until our hearts are completely His.
Posted Apr. 7,2022 by | 7 Comments
Batter My Heart, Oh God! Let's look at someone in the Bible who lived with an open heart towards God to see if God battered it.
Posted Apr. 4,2022 by | 5 Comments
Either God catches us like a fish with a hook (enticing and wooing) or He hunts us like game (force to break, overthrow, imprison).
Posted Mar. 31,2022 by | 8 Comments
Take me to you, imprison me, for I, Except you enthrall me, never shall be free, Nor ever chaste, except you ravish me.
Posted Mar. 28,2022 by | 6 Comments
Batter my heart three-personed God, for I'm lost unless You ravage me! You must quell my passions and bend me—yes, even bruise me. I will be yours!
Posted Mar. 24,2022 by | 9 Comments
Though most of us fight the transitory nature of our relationships, it remains our living reality. So what does God say about all the lonely people?
Posted Mar. 10,2022 by | 7 Comments
Living is about relationship with Him. And the way He accomplishes this is to reduce us down, down to dependence on Him, a moment-by-moment involvement.
Posted Mar. 7,2022 by | 15 Comments
In deep relational building there's a dance in our relationships that can all day long be seen as a courting, even in brotherhood. A Bromance.
Posted Mar. 3,2022 by | 0 Comments
In the past I have looked at relationships as if my God was miserly. I felt the need to extract from them as much as I could as quick as I could, because surely the Hand of God was about to remove them.
Posted Feb. 28,2022 by | 0 Comments
We are the body and the Body of His residence, His place in this hostile world.
Posted Dec. 31,2021 by | 4 Comments
The Lord God is 'with us' by the most amazing intimacy…accessible, reachable, knowable!
Posted Dec. 30,2021 by | 2 Comments
Anna, remembered in scripture and noted for the sacrifice of her entire lifetime, was given the privilege to see, to rejoice in, the Messiah present on earth.
Posted Dec. 29,2021 by | 0 Comments