The Narrow Gate – Hearing God Speak

Isaiah also records the promise of our God to speak to His true followers.  We find this in Isaiah 55, “Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread, and your labor for that which does not satisfy?  Listen carefully to me, and eat what is good, and delight yourselves in rich …

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The Narrow Gate – God Speaks

Image via Author, Bighorn Range, Wyoming. That our God speaks to His people, to those who hearts are fully committed to Him, is a theme that runs through the scriptures.  Adam and Eve, Cain, Enoch, and Noah are notable examples in the ancient times recorded early in Genesis.  These are not people who occasionally heard …

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The Narrow Gate – When God Speaks

Image via Author, Bighorn Range, Wyoming Our God intends to have conversational communion with us in which He will reveal important things to us.  In this conversational communion we can speak to our God about lives and daily living in simple, easy language, and Jesus will also speak to us.  It is truly a two-way …

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The Narrow Gate – Magnificent Obsession

In the last content post I wrote about how the Apostle Paul had made knowing His God deeply and intimately his "magnificent obsession. And so it should be for each one of us. How can we join in the pursuit of this magnificent obsession of knowing our God intimately? Hosea the prophet talks of this …

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The Narrow Gate – Understand and Know

Image via Author, Bighorn Range, Wyoming Often in the Old Testament prophetic books there will lie almost hidden within the narratives a key truth for those who are serious seekers.  Like treasures hidden ordinary fields, one must be alert to them and at times dig a little for them.  But one need not dig too …

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Book Review: Walking With God

"Walking with God - How to Hear His Voice" by John Eldredge Nelson Books Critical read Must read Good read Read if you want Read something else Why: John Eldredge has been an influential writer in my life, beginning with the book, Wild at Heart," and on through "The Sacred Romance" "Waking the Dead," and "Journey of Desire." All …

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Ancient Paths

“Thus says the Lord: stand at the crossroads, and look, and ask for the ancient paths, where the good way lies; and walk in it, and find rest for your souls.  But they said, “We will not walk in it.”                                                             - Jeremiah, the prophet While it seems that "successful" churches are those who are …

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