Our Standby

And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Comforter (Counselor, Helper, Intercessor, Advocate, Strengthener, and Standby), that He may remain with you forever. (John 14:16 AMP) We all need someone who exhibits all of the following characteristics: comforter, counsellor, helper, intercessor, advocate, strengthener and standby. The good news is that there’sContinue reading “Our Standby”

Why Cry Out to Me? Get Moving!

God said to Moses: “Why cry out to me? Speak to the Israelites. Order them to get moving. Hold your staff high and stretch your hand out over the sea: Split the sea! The Israelites will walk through the sea on dry ground.” (Exodus 14:15-16 MSG) Moses was Israel’s great leader, but he often failedContinue reading “Why Cry Out to Me? Get Moving!”

The Greatest Proof, the Best Gift

“Then, after doing all those things,I will pour out my Spirit upon all people.Your sons and daughters will prophesy.Your old men will dream dreams,and your young men will see visions.In those days I will pour out my Spiriteven on servants—men and women alike.” (Joel 2:28-29 NLT) “What’s the proof that Jesus is alive?” asked meContinue reading “The Greatest Proof, the Best Gift”

What Would You Ask For?

“Here’s what I’m saying: Ask and you’ll get; Seek and you’ll find; Knock and the door will open.” (Luke 11:9 MSG) For years I read the above promise and claimed it during prayer, as if it was some sort of magic formula (no wonder my prayers didn’t reach further than the ceiling!). I would presentContinue reading “What Would You Ask For?”

Recognized By Our Fruit

But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. (Galatians 5:22-23 NLT) Speaking of false prophets Jesus said, “By their fruit you will recognize them” (Matthew 7:16 NIV). The same is true of God’s children. Only by our fruit will people beContinue reading “Recognized By Our Fruit”