Psalm 119

Psalm 119:137-144 You are right and you do right, God; your decisions are right on target. You rightly instruct us in how to live ever faithful to you. My rivals nearly did me in, they persistently ignored your commandments. Your promise has been tested through and through, and I, your servant, love it dearly. I’m too young to be important, …read in detail

How can I know more about God’s strength for me?

Have you ever wondered if there is a difference between God giving us strength and God strengthening us?   It could just be semantics, but I have sometimes felt that the first one communicates independence and the second communicates intimacy and His presence. I love thinking about these sorts of things and they encourage me …read in detail

How can I learn to hear God more? Part 4

The session entitled, “The Still Small Voice and its Rivals,” provided a wonderful “ah-ha” revelation for me. I saw that for many years, I had viewed my relationship with God as a project, an external study. In my eagerness to catch up with young people who had grown up in church and were familiar with …read in detail

How can I learn to hear God more? part 3

Trinitarian Fellowship This was definitely my favorite session. Dallas Willard starts off by summarizing the last few sessions by discussion of the distance that God leaves, at the same time the nearness. The distance is a matter of how He leaves us room to decide, to feel, to experience the consequences of events and to …read in detail