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I Want More

I don’t know where I read something that questioned the Lord speaking to us and saying things outside of the written Word (words in the Bible). While that sounds very religious, I find it inaccurate and a stumbling block in developing an intimate relationship with God.

When Joseph sent his brothers to get their dad and all their stuff so they could settle in Egypt under his care, Jacob had an encounter on their way to Egypt.

So Israel set out on the journey with everything he owned. He arrived at Beersheba and worshiped, offering sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac. God spoke to Israel in a vision that night: Read more →

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The Journey of Surrender

Since sharing the blog by our ATMF writer, Bee, which highlighted the journey of forgiveness, my eyes have been opened to see that life itself is really a journey. Yes, I have made that statement myself now and again but I am only now beginning to understand the practical implications in my everyday life…..and I would like to share my thoughts with you.

I think we put too much pressure on ourselves in different areas of our lives. We expect instant perfection and instant harvests when these are just not practical or realistic. God has set processes in place like seedtime, watering of the seed, germination, growth of the plant, and so on, before harvest time. Paul talks about sowing of the seed, watering and God giving the increase. Whether physical or spiritual, there is a process. Can God sovereignly put aside His processes if He wills? Most definitely! However, this is not the norm but rather the occasional miracle. Read more →