Fear is Like a Tick

A hard-bodied tick of the family Ixodidae, the lone star tick

For us to remove fear, we must attack it with perfect love. We need help from God to get the fear (whatever kind it is) completely out of us. If we try to remove fear without God’s help, a piece of that fear will remain in us and likely cause us much harm. Read more

Imagined

a man kneeling and praying

That first prayer room has now touched more than two million people in more than ten thousand prayer rooms in most denominations and more than half the nations on earth. And it continues today. Read more

The Ear

an ear with posts and pins

God, too, has a boundary when it comes to getting God’s ear. We see this in (John 9:31): We know that God does not listen to sinners, but if anyone is a worshiper of God and does his will, God listens to him. Read more

Secrets In God

a closet

I need to hear from God, feel His presence, and share our secrets. What secrets? Well, if I told you… 😉 The truth is that in our intimacy with God, He will create secrets with us. Read more

Intense, Fervent, and Unwavering

fishing lure tied to a fishing line

Too often, we toss out a prayer when we have failed to connect our faith to it. That’s like throwing a fishing lure into a lake with no fishing line attached to it. Read more

God is Spirit

people with their hands raised

Declaring the end from the beginning – Foretelling accurately the course of future events. This is an argument to which God often appeals in proof that he is the only true God. Read more

God loves you no less

man kneeling at a church pew

This crushing financial event in my life is why I relate so strongly to King Hezekiah’s actions when an invading force conspired to crush him and all of Judah. Read more

Say Grace

Marines giving thanks before a meal

Many years ago, we were about to have breakfast with some friends when our four-year-old son announced, “We don’t pray over breakfast!” We’ve prayed over breakfast, and all of our meals since then. Read more

Prayer Closet

Small shed with lights on

My wife and I have been building an office. We used a shed, had electrical installed, and are now working on the interior. It’s small but big for a prayer closet I’ll be praying, studying, writing, and perhaps doing some technical stuff in this office. It’s healing to have a place where you can get alone with God – no interruptions! But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you. (Mathew 6:6 ESV) You don’t need an office of … Read more

Insurmountable Attacks

police dog practicing

Tumultuous voices come at us from every communication medium and social setting. At times it seems like our best option is to become a social and media recluse. Read more

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