Category: The Holy Spirit

  • On the Longing to be Seen, Heard, and Known

    On the Longing to be Seen, Heard, and Known

    There is a lot of truth in this lovely article from Great and Noble Tasks. In discussing about being seen and heard, I always go back to Hagar when she and Ishmael were thrown out of the camp by Sarah, and God came to her rescue. And Hagar called God, “The God Who sees me.”

  • What Christian Growth Looks Like

    What Christian Growth Looks Like

    When we become believers, we should expect to grow spiritually, just like as parents we should expect to see physical and emotional growth in our children. And if that expected growth does not occur, then we should examine ourselves to see what may be hindering our growth. From Pastor Jim Erwin………………..

  • What the Bible Says About Love and Relationships

    What the Bible Says About Love and Relationships

    This article gives a nice, brief overview of what the Bible says about various human and divine love relationships. From Christian Crier……………..

  • God Alone Can Turn a Catastrophe Into a Eucatastrophe

    God Alone Can Turn a Catastrophe Into a Eucatastrophe

    What does that mean? Read this article from The Navigators to find out!……………………..

  • How to Attain a Transcendent Faith Even in a Disenchanted World

    How to Attain a Transcendent Faith Even in a Disenchanted World

    Recapturing the Wonder: Transcendent Faith in a Disenchanted World by Mike Cosper (IVP Books; 2017) Recapturing the Wonder by Mike Cosper tackles the very real difficulties that Christians in the West face to try to connect with and commune with a transcendent God, while all the world around us screams that there is no God […]

  • Grace for People Who Can’t Get Their Act Together

    Grace for People Who Can’t Get Their Act Together

    BOOK REVIEW THE IMPERFECT DISCIPLE by Jared C. Wilson ( Baker Books; 2017) This book is about discipleship but takes a different approach from most Christian books on this subject. The typical book by a pastor or Bible teacher who wants to explain how the Bible defines discipleship and how a person can become wholly […]

  • With God, We are Never Alone

    With God, We are Never Alone

    HEARING GOD (PART THREE) This is the third article in the series of teachings from the book Hearing God by Dallas Willard. This article covers lessons learned from Chapter Three, “Never Alone.”  Before discussing hearing God’s voice, a believer must first have an understanding and trust that God is present with them. This understanding of God’s presence […]

  • Hearing From God (Part Two)

    Hearing From God (Part Two)

    This article gleans the teachings on having a relationship with God from Chapter Two of the book Hearing God by Dallas Willard. That chapter discusses some general guidelines on hearing from God. Willard says the first guideline in hearing from God is to know that God intends to develop a relationship with us as two persons who […]

  • Hearing God (Part 1)

    Hearing God (Part 1)

    This article will be the first in a series in which I discuss the wisdom I have received (and am still receiving) from the book Hearing God by Dallas Willard. This book is all about how to develop a conversational relationship with God. Willard says that when we look at all of the examples in the Bible […]

  • God’s Eternal Plan for You

    God’s Eternal Plan for You

    When I read articles like this one, I get so upset with myself for ever thinking that God doesn’t know about or care about my life! From Core Christianity…………….. God’s Eternal Plan For You