Jesus in HD 187: The Mysterious Member of the Trinity (Part 3)

“when He comes, He will convict the world concerning sin and righteousness and judgment” (John 16:8) [display_podcast]Welcome to Part Three in this 3-part mini-series within a series concerning the Mysterious Member of the Trinity, AKA The Holy Spirit.As you will hear in this PODCAST, here in the Upper Room Discourse, Jesus presented to His disciples the first extended discussion of the Holy Spirit to be found anywhere in the Bible.Yes, the Holy Spirit was very present and quite acti … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 186: The Mysterious Member of the Trinity (Part 2)

[display_podcast] “But I tell you that I am going to do what is best for you. That is why I am going away. The Holy Spirit cannot come to help you until I leave. But after I am gone, I will send the Spirit to you.” (John 16:7) You could call the Holy Spirit Jesus’ going away present, first to His disciples, and then, of course, to each of us. As you will hear in this PODCAST, we’re talking about The Third Member of Trinity, the Mysterious Member of the Trinity.Here in John 14-17 (the so-cal … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 185: The Mysterious Member of the Trinity (Part 1)

[display_podcast]Welcome to the Upper Room Discourse.As you are about to hear in this PODCAST, we are now standing on the precipice of Jesus’ passion -- Judas’ betrayal, Jesus’ arrest, Peter’s denial, Jesus’ incarceration, His trials, His Crucifixion, climaxing of course in His glorious Resurrection.What should have been a night primarily of celebration  -- of the Passover, and all of its rich meaning -- quickly morphed into an evening of last-minute and desperate instruction. Jesus h … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 128: Do You See Me?

[display_podcast]I was driving one day with a heavy spirit.  It seemed hard for me to articulate to the Lord what I was feeling.  You know those days when you just want to say to Him,“Lord just hear my heart.”I began to sing to Him what I was feeling and I kept singing this chorus over and over….“Lord, do You see me? Do you hear my heart?”It seemed like it came from the depths of my pain.After about 30 minutes of singing to the Lord I felt the urge to sing new words.  So … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 113: Speaking Life

[display_podcast]The pine trees danced over my head as they sweetly whispered their songs of praise to the wind. I was hiking alone through the beautiful park that day, enjoying the warmth of the sun and the feeling of doing something really good for myself in diligently keeping up my pace in walking. Somewhere in my conscious hearing I began to register an angry voice lashing out in the distance behind me.“Hurry up, you slow poke. You are so stupid. Can’t you ever do anything right? You … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 110: Combating the Voice of Fear

[display_podcast]I was on an airplane journey was to Montana. I was to fly out of Burbank to Salt Lake City, then on to Montana.   I felt all grown up - big time ministry woman, hitting the skies.   I love traveling alone. I call these trips, “me and Jesus journeys.”So off I went, feeling like the woman in charge of my own life.   I was shocked at the smallness of the airport, and when I asked the way to my boarding area, they laughed at me. I soon found out why. There was only one boardi … [Read more...]