Man of Constant Sorrows

‘Blessed are you when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely for my sake. Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.’ Ever get rejected?  Ever been maligned?  Ever had something…

Re-Defining ‘Church’ (pt. 3) ‘Church Governments’

1 Corinthians 12:28 And God hath set some in the church, first paid-staff, secondarily worship leaders, thirdly technical crew, after that class teachers, then administrative counselors, helps, governments, children workers. Of course the above is a major-misquote, but you’d almost think that the way church organizations in our day are run that the above verse must…

The Day of Fire

I wrote this a while back, and just found it – it might be indicative of a sense of injustice I was experiencing under the circumstances I was in… kind of intense but I enjoyed re-reading it, thought I’d share:   He comes as fire in the night to burn awat the present fright; His…

The Seven Rivers of God: A Parable

There are seven subterranean rivers flowing from the same springing headwater.  These rivers encompass the whole earth, and split into many different springs to feed the land. The seven rivers are the seven churches of God – their current does not appear on the surface, though many organizations would tell you so.  These rivers are…

YOU Can Hear God

Preceding thoughts: How to Hear God; Prophecy is Natural (pt. 2) “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.” -Jesus Christ (John 10:27) I will not, here, make a theological apology for the applicability of prophecy today, as I have done that elsewhere (The Year of the Lord’s Favor (or…