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David

Without God, we cannot; but without us, God will not

Update, September, 2018: At this time, I am leaving the below article as it was written. However, I have had some changes in thinking since originally writing the article. In studying 2 Chronicles 7:14, I have come to realize that the “our land” in the verse is literally the earth – the land from which […]

The Vine and the Vinedresser

John 15:1-6 (New King James Version) The True Vine 1 “I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. 2 Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit. 3 You are already clean because of the […]

Rejoice!

I once had a bible in which I had marked every instance of the words “rejoice” with a symbol reflecting the original Hebrew or Greek word which had been translated as such. There are several deeper meanings to the word, and as worshipers, I believe it is important that we are aware of the fullness […]

Decision Making and the Deceptions of our Hearts

Jeremiah 17:5-10 (Amplified) Verse 9: The heart is deceitful above all things, and it is exceedingly perverse and corrupt and severely, mortally sick! Who can know it [perceive, understand, be acquainted with his own heart and mind] The heart is deceitful above all things. Yet how many of us, including myself, place our trust in […]

Eyes Without and Within

Revelations 4 This is a beautiful chapter of worship at the throne of God. John has been taken up in the spirit to the throne room of God, and this chapter describes what he sees. It’s an awesome display, with thunderings and lightenings, and voices proceeding from the throne of God. Yet, despite all of […]