All of us have experienced being in the desert places. Perhaps that is where you are right now. What act of repentance is God calling of you in order to make you ready for the outpouring of God’s Spirit in your desert place to bring back life?
Isaiah must have been gazing with such joy into the glory of that far away day of promise, and then lowered his eyes to the reality of what was going down around him
After having described the terrifying final world war at Har Megiddo, Zechariah now conveyed God’s prophetic vision of deliverance.
John 20 moves backwards through Genesis 2-3, restoring each of the ruptured relationships caused by humankind’s rejection of God: the reign of death, the rule of man over woman, and the broken bond between God and humanity.
It is not the Lord’s way to substitute something else to relieve pain. Instead, God uses what is already there, but transforms it.
Think about a time when your life was invaded. Something had pushed its way in, you didn't want it, you didn't ask for it. Maybe it so devastated your life you found yourself asking, "what's left?"