#6 Jonah and the Power of God
The power of God falls on His will. The word of the Lord in Jonah 3 (NASB): “Arise, go to Nineveh…” So Jonah arose and went to Nineveh according to the word of the Lord. Verse 5: Then the people of … Continue reading
#5 Speak Out of a Niagara of Love
When we don’t speak out of a Niagara of Love, we need to hack up our brazen podium and not speak again until Love is the overflow and undercurrent in any stream of revelation.
#4 The Origin of Truth is Love
God-who-is-Love is the origin of truth. So all truth derives from Love and is given because of Love. Truth is the expression of love. God’s Love is His willingness to open Truth to us. Truth is Love.
#3 Laodicea Will Not Need
The proud will never truly love God for they will not stoop to the humiliation of raw need. Laodicea says, “I am rich… I have need of nothing.” Especially not God.
#2 When Do We Love God?
When the needy are satiated with awe and the thirsty overflow with bliss, they love God for Himself…alone.
#1 Humiliation, Not Nobility
Loving God is not humanity being noble; loving God is a humiliation. The destitute love God for His hope. The poor love Him for His sufficiency. The wretch loves Him for His forgiveness. The more need for God, the more … Continue reading
The Power of Obedience Will Change Your Life!
Though yesterday’s devotion was the last in Martha’s The Power of Obedience devotional series, you can continue to follow the Spirit on the issue of obedience. True Obedience is a powerful audio series on the life-or-death role of obedience in … Continue reading
#135 The Will of God for YOU
The great adventure of your life is the will of God. But His will is also our dread and suspicion. We don’t naturally come with that delight in His will. Yet in Christ we have been sanctified and saved from … Continue reading
Where Are You Going This Year?
The following is an excerpt from Martha’s article “Going!” from the series Change of Seasons. It seemed particularly anointed for the first day of a new year. May it bless you richly! Our life is like a house. It must … Continue reading
When God’s Purpose is Your Purpose
Luke 2:29 AMPC And now, Lord, You are releasing Your servant to depart (leave this world) in peace, according to Your word. As always, the Bible gives a short story with hidden clues to treasures of spiritual meaning. Every word … Continue reading
Enraptured with Immanuel
Luke 2:28-29 AMPC Simeon took Him up in his arms and praised and thanked God and said, And now, Lord, You are releasing Your servant to depart (leave this world) in peace, according to Your word. Simeon, who lived for … Continue reading
Recognizing the Messiah When You See Him
Luke 2:27-29 AMPC And prompted by the [Holy] Spirit, he came into the temple [enclosure]; and when the parents brought in the little child Jesus to do for Him what was customary according to the Law, [Simeon] took Him up … Continue reading
Divinely Revealed to Those Who Loved God’s Will
Luke 2:25-26 AMPC Now there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon, and this man was righteous and devout [cautiously and carefully observing the divine Law] and looking for the Consolation of Israel; and the Holy Spirit was … Continue reading
Day of Thanks for EVERYTHING
…in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 1 Thessalonians 5:18 NKJV I can easily thank God for His benefits, for things I like and gifts I approve. For people who bless … Continue reading
Giving Thanks for Jesus Christ
…that mystic secret of God (which is) Christ (the Anointed One). In Him all the treasures of divine wisdom (comprehensive insight into the ways and purposes of God) and (all the riches of spiritual) knowledge and enlightenment are stored up … Continue reading
God’s Love is Unquestionable
God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son… John 3:16 His love is unquestionable — its power unconquerable, its impact unmistakable, its meaning undeniable, its mystery unexplainable. Its sacrifice incomparable, its price unimaginable, its depth immeasurable, … Continue reading