Reflections of Grace 136: Controlling Outcomes

[display_podcast]I created pictures of my situations in life in my mind that were not reality and I lived that way off and on until only just recently.  I thought I had a handle on it, but still found residue of this ability I had so carefully constructed in so many areas.The mind is a powerful thing, and is the source of all our battles with the enemy.How many of you know that God heals us and corrects us in layers? Like pealing an onion…one layer at a time.  We can’t handle it … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 42: Living From the Heart 5 – Your Callings

[display_podcast] What about your calling?Are you frustrated and feel as if God isn't using you the way you think He should be?  Is it not happening fast enough?  Do you watch other ministries and find yourself envying their positions and wish you could be them? I always thought that because God had called me to write and teach that I needed a growing audience to validate that calling.   I was so driven to find myself a platform or audience worthy of my calling and found myself sorely f … [Read more...]

Ouxano 60: 1 Samuel, chapter 4

[display_podcast] In the books of Samuel, we a king (David) who conquers a city (Jerusalem) and then his son builds the temple where the Ark of the Covenant will be placed.  Later on in Jewish history, after the Israelites are scattered across the land and then brought back in the books of Ezra and Nehemiah, the people rebuild the temple, and then build up the city of Jerusalem and then wait for their king.  Then, in the New Testament, we see the true King, Jesus, who makes the temple inside of … [Read more...]