The Jesus Way to Pray

God designed us for relationship with Him. The basic element of this relationship is the practice of prayer. He who formed and made us alive by His breath also wants us to be in communion with Him. We are made to carry the fire of the Lord within us. The...

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The Wait, the Wind, the Word

The Apostles kept looking up, their eyes on the sky. They stared steadily at the spot where Jesus had escaped their view. The Savior rose through the clouds before this group and was gone. It was 40 days since Resurrection Sunday. Jesus came and went among them. He appeared and...

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Jesus and Our Feet

It’s easy for us to imagine Jesus looking down from Heaven upon us. As Christians, we believe that He ascended through the clouds to take His place at the right hand of the Father on high. “Heaven is my throne, and earth is my footstool …” so we read in...

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The Sense of the Sanctuary

“Until I went to the sanctuary of God …” This phrase shows up smack in the middle of Psalm 73, a piece of poetry attributed to Asaph. The words he strung together are something of a confession. He admits that envy nearly got the best of him. He explains the...

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Friends Worth Keeping

“Do not forsake your friend and your father’s friend.” This is from Proverbs 27, a chapter that has lot to say about true friends. How many chose to ignore this counsel? Many who wander from these friends are very much lost, I am sorry to say. They go far from...

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