Tag Archives: spiritual formation

Ugh * Aha * I see * O me * Sorry * U-turn * . . .

I woke up this morning with this process parading pensively through my ponderings. * Ugh! . . . Disgusted with self & circumstances & hungry for help. * Aha! . . . A shinning moment when light comes in. * … Continue reading

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Determined disciples vs. submissive spectators

Perhaps church could focus on developing determined disciples rather than on sustaining submissive spectators. Determined disciples overcome their issues, hang-ups, and addictions and transform the world around them through their obedience to the power and presence of Christ actively flowing … Continue reading

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Listen to the light!

Hear the light, The sound of sight, The striking of a match In a dark room. “Aha!” Suddenly you’re aware Of things you were Completely unaware of Just moments before. Hear God’s Light The sound of insight. There are none … Continue reading

Posted in aha moment, Behold I stand at the door, flash of insight, Flesh and blood has not revealed, hearing God, Jesus calling, knocking on the door, Matthew 16, prophetic insight, Revelation 3:20, spirit of prophecy, the door of your heart, the Light of the world | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tear down your inner dam!

The human heart can connect to a river of God’s Spirit. But we human beings have been trained to dam up our heart and stop the Spirit’s flowing. We have turned Christ in us into a religious reservoir instead of a … Continue reading

Posted in A.B. Simpson, John 7:38, led by the Spirit, maxims, Paul of Tarsus, release of the Spirit, reservoir, rivers of living water, Romans 8:14, tearing down a dam, untapped reservoir, William James | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

What in the world does God want?

How can we know what God wants? 1) By God’s Spirit showing us through the Bible; 2) By God’s Spirit speaking directly to our heart; 3) By humbling ourselves and laying down our traditions, desires, opinions, fears, patriotism, pride, intellectualism, … Continue reading

Posted in Acts 5:29, discerning of spirits, How to be led by the Spirit, how to know God's will, spiritual discernment, We must obey God rather than man, witness of the Spirit | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

How’s your Christ-connection?

How’s your Christ-connection? 1) Is Christ freely flowing from your heart like “rivers of living water”? 2) Is Christ continually showing in your lifestyle — in the things you say and do? 3) Are you growing closer and more obedient … Continue reading

Posted in 1 John 1:7, connecting with Christ, George Fox, God's fire, I will build my church, Matthew 16:18, New Testament, Quakers, Quotations, Send the fire, spiritual growth, spiritual healing, walk in the light | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lay Down The Downside & Ride On Life’s Upside!

Learn 2 lay down the downside and ride on life’s upside! Decide to glide on life’s upside! Learn to ride astride the tide Of the warm and uplifting current Of Christ flowing as a Guide inside you. Push aside all … Continue reading

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