Walking in the Father’s love did not come naturally to me. Because I had seen my Heavenly Father through the lenses of my earthly experience – many of them hurtful – I had a distorted view of His Fatherhood. Whenever I heard the words “God is my Father”, a […]
A number of years ago, while living on a small farm in South Africa, my mom was visiting us from Durban. As always, these times were very precious. We were all relaxed, enjoying our time together, when suddenly, we heard some gun shots. They were very close to our home. Ken and […]
In a very complicated world – simplicity, rest and clarity are becoming treasures profoundly sought by many, but often pushed aside for the next distraction or sudden necessity that holds our attention.
As a believer, we are called by the Lord to step aside and recalibrate our hearts, and align them again with His heart. Unfortunately, […]
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. These are the words that kicked off the ministry of both John the Baptist (Matthew 3:2) and Jesus (Matthew 4:17). Although I knew this, the Lord really highlighted it to me again this week – and then as I studied it – I felt the […]
From my earliest memories, I have always been privileged to watch my parents enjoying dancing. In fact, one of the things that drew them together in the first place was their love of dancing. They were particularly good at it, even winning an informal competition at the City Ball. However, it was never […]
In these times when all absolutes are under attack and being destroyed in the hearts and minds of this present generation, it is vital to know that God has absolutes. God, His Word, His name and His truth stand out as eternal absolutes – The Divine Plumbline – unchanged and unchanging, forever reliable. […]
Have you ever wondered why the Bible doesn’t give more detailed accounts of the prayers of Jesus when He would go off onto a mountainside or somewhere else alone to be with His Father and pray? He answers that indirectly with this instruction about prayer in what we call ‘the sermon on the mount.’ Consider […]