And Moses said unto the people, Fear ye not, stand still, and see the salvation of the LORD, which he will shew to you to day: for the Egyptians whom ye have seen to day, ye shall see them again no more for ever. The LORD shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace. Exodus 14:13-14 Lately, I’ve come face-to-face with the stealer of joy: comparison. I’ve been learning the slow … More Faithful and True
Our culture likes to discard the old traditions, picking and choosing what they wish to hear and trashing what “doesn’t apply to them”. This is our greatest downfall in the church alone. We have called the Old Testament, the Law, old-fashioned and deemed it unnecessary – instead, chasing after the loving New Testament letters of … More Two Necessities: Law and Grace
Functions. What does the Holy Spirit do? If we are to recognize the Holy Spirit working in the church, we must understand what He does. Some things which we can attribute to the Holy Spirit are the following: Those are only a few we listed at The River Friday night. I’m sure you will have … More Kingdom Builders
The live stream from The River confirmed what I have been hearing countless times this week: expect resistance. I have been feeling huge resistance and confrontation as I dig deeper into the wells to which I have been called. Throughout the Word, wells are metaphors for the depths of the Spirit — searching for the … More Resistance
The Prodigal Son is a parable we know and have heard countless times. Last night, the lesson from The River helped bring it to my attention in a new light. There was a specific aspect of the story I had never seen: the son was still a son and was not made a servant. Breakdown … More Oh, come home.