Do you ever pray and feel no anointing behind it, because you are being given a sense of knowing that the prayer has already been answered, as if God doesn’t need to hear it again, because the answer is in the works or the work is already finished, whether you’ve witnessed it or not? It … Continue reading The Escape Route
“I am infusing Myself into his ruminations.” God said this rich and faith-building phrase to me about a prodigal for whom I am praying. I knew this had to be God for three reasons: those are words I don’t normally use, Scripture supports it, and it is perfectly pertinent to the situation. First, I actually … Continue reading God Himself Will Teach Our Prodigals
Grieved. Sometimes we grieve for our prodigals. I don’t believe we are alone, because so much of the Bible talks of God’s grief over His children. Jeremiah quotes God Himself regarding the daughter of Zion, the inhabitants of Jerusalem: “As a fountain wells up with water, So she wells up with her wickedness. Violence and … Continue reading Grieved
Do you know that fear of telling someone about a good change you see in the life of your prodigal, about a prayer answered, a fear that if you say it out loud, something bad will happen—either the good thing will go back to bad, or that something worse will happen; a fear that if … Continue reading We Will Testify!
I typically learn more easily if I have a fixed category into which to file new information. I have tendencies to remember the association and the overview more than I remember details. But think about God. He is a God of detail: He gave Noah detailed measurements to build the ark and how to stock … Continue reading Our God of Details