Connecting With God

From Jesus, I Know You

From Jesus, I Know You

I know all about you–your gifts, your talents, your strengths. I also know your weaknesses, your idiosyncrasies, and all the funny things about you that make you an individual. I know about the nagging problems that you can’t se... Read More »

The Secret of a Closer Relationship with Jesus

The Secret of a Closer Relationship with Jesus

Living with the Rose A Persian fable says, one day A wanderer found a piece of clay So redolent of sweet perfume, Its odor scented all the room. “What are thou?” was the quick demand. “Art thou some gem of Samarkand, Or sp... Read More »

A Father’s Agonizing Decision

A Father’s Agonizing Decision

At the beginning of a church service, the pastor briefly introduced his guest speaker. An elderly man stepped up to the pulpit and told this story: “A father, his son, and a friend of his son were sailing off the Pacific Coast,”... Read More »

Morning Time: Advice From Jesus

Morning Time: Advice From Jesus

You do well to take time with Me first thing in the morning, for you are powerless without the strength you draw from Me, you are foolish without the wisdom you learn from Me, and you have no love to share with others unless you first get i... Read More »

Put God on the Spot

Put God on the Spot

After you have asked God for something, take action. Act on your faith. Put God on the spot by showing Him that you believe so strongly that He is going to answer that you are going ahead as if He had already answered. When I was the pastor... Read More »

E-mailing Jesus

E-mailing Jesus

By Keti Rosalieva:  When a close friend moved away, I felt alone and worried about not having anyone to talk to, seek advice from, and confide in. I very much missed having that special link with someone, but I soon discovered that I coul... Read More »

Help from Heaven

Help from Heaven

Hearing from the Lord in prophecy can make a difference in almost any situation. Without the Lord, you might get it right part of the time or most of the time, but He can get it right every time. Prophecy will be an invaluable tool when you... Read More »

What are You Listening For?

What are You Listening For?

A nature lover, walking with a friend along a busy city street, stopped suddenly and asked his friend, “Do you hear a cricket?” “Of course not,” his friend said with a laugh. “You could never hear a cricket abo... Read More »

The Outlook may not Always be Easy, but the Uplook is Great

The Outlook may not Always be Easy, but the Uplook is Great

You can’t just be God’s fair-weather friend. If you are only going to be willing to believe and trust the Lord as long as everything goes all right, you won’t be believing or trusting very much, because “many are the... Read More »

Stay in Contact with the Source

Stay in Contact with the Source

From Jesus:  Spiritual strength comes from Me–from abiding in Me, abiding in My Spirit. It is Mine to give, and I give it to those who feed heartily from My Word, who cherish it, who draw their nourishment from it. It takes faith to ... Read More »

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