Tag Archives: living water

On Faith, Compassion and Bigotry

My dear brothers and sisters, how can you claim to have faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ if you favor some people over others? Do not try to blend the genuine faith of our glorious Lord Jesus, the Anointed One, with your silly pretentiousness. Dear brothers, what’s the use of saying that you have faith and […]

The Woman at the Well is Me

First, I didn’t know what to write in this blog, so I remained silent for a time and asked the Spirit to lead me. This is the title that came out, and I had to ponder why. And this blog is filled with whys. But the Spirit answers them all by revealing the intention of […]

Becoming Living Water

“On the last day, the biggest day of the festival, Jesus stood again and spoke aloud. “If any of you is thirsty, come to Me and drink. If you believe in Me, the Hebrew Scriptures say that rivers of living water will flow from within you.” (John 7:37-38) Unconditional love. Abundant grace. Extraordinary peace. These […]

Two Parables

A Skewed Parable A Jewish Pharisee (religious scholar) came to rest one day in the midst of his journey, hot and thirsty in the noonday sun, at a deep well which had been dug by his Israelite ancestor Jacob. After he had taken a drink from the ladle, and poured out another scoop over his […]

The Independent Sovereignties of America

Reality and Hope Are we still the United States of America? Have we ever been?   Sovereignty:  1) the quality or state of being sovereign, or of having supreme power or authority.    2) supreme and independent power or authority in government as possessed or claimed by a state or community. 3) a sovereign or independent […]

A Magnificat

Like one of the nine* I have been receiving, yet devoid of praise. My thanks for You does not begin to speak and pray the many ways You lift, transform and heal within. To You my heart and soul I raise and with this Spirit I rejoice, My savior, humbled at Your voice.   At […]

Adrift

Why did Jesus say to love our neighbor? Perhaps a clue to love our enemy? The purpose of our God is to restore.   Why do we make this loving such a chore When we see outcasts adrift at sea? Why did Jesus say to love our neighbor?   Instead of bringing sinners into shore […]

Pegasus in Us

“Eternal life is not a gift from God; eternal life is the gift of God…not power as a gift from the Holy Spirit; the power is the Holy Spirit. Jesus came to give us an endless supply of life ‘that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.’” (Ephesians 3:19) Oswald Chambers (emphasis […]

The Need for Tuesday Christians

Tuesday’s Child is Full of Grace “But now you must put them all away: anger, wrath, malicious behavior, slander, and obscene talk from your mouth. Be wise in the way you act toward those who are outside the Christian faith. Make the most of every opportunity. Everything you say should be gracious and kind, (seasoned […]

Love and Fear

Like footprints in sand washed away by an incoming wave, fear, when allowed to be overcome by love, will be washed away completely. God’s ocean of love, if allowed into the heart, will cleanse us of fear – the fear that cultivates hate, condemnation and division. I am convinced God’s unfathomable, immeasurable, indiscriminate love and […]