Accessing Grace

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Imagine you are at the base of a large mountain with two options for traversing it to the land beyond. One way provides certain defeat and the other, inevitable failure. Knowing this, most would say that they would opt for the victory plan. Maybe they would, but my guess is otherwise based on the story …

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Living in True Rest

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“There are not enough hours in the day.” “There is not enough time.” Familiar sounding phrases? What drives our assumed need for constant activity, leaving what seems a deficit in time? Or our lack of activity, living in laziness? What drives you? You may be surprised as you ponder. I lean toward constant activity. I …

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You Are Clean

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John 13:1-18 Satisfied, eleven men rest. With full stomachs, all seems well. One man has no rest; heart raging, feet shuffling. Satan is in the room. Jesus, unintimidated, rises. His garments fall away by His own initiative. Knowing He has superior power, He reaches for a towel, girding Himself. In the absence of voices, the …

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Peace, Be Still

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Mark 4:35-41 It had been a long day of ministry. Evening had come. The light gradually diminished over the horizon. “Let us cross over to the other side,” Jesus said. Leaving the multitude the disciples brought Jesus into a boat as he was, ready to sleep. The calm waters of the sea began to move. …

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He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty (Psa 91:1). Would you like a place of permanent safety and security? Would you like a place of permanent and consistent provision, forgiveness, protection and deliverance? This is available to you in the Most High, in …

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Imagine yourself in your house or in a place you have stayed often.  How do you dwell in that place? You “sit down” and remain there.  Though you may not always literally sit, you stay inside the house and as long as you are in the house you are “dwelling there.” Then obviously, when you …

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Recently, I was encouraged by the power God has entrusted to His people through the gift of intercession.  This came during a two hour intercession set that we do weekly at IHOP Atlanta on Tuesdays 4-6PM. We were praying for God to release understanding of the gospel to people as the kingdom of God is …

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