Category: Discernment

NO RIGHTEOUSNESS, NO JUSTICE

“Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne; Mercy and truth go before You” (Ps. 89:14). I first heard the phrase “When the system fails, righteous men will rise up” while watching a TV series called Bosch. I have a passion for watching law and order TV programs. When I was younger I had thoughts of becoming a lawyer.…

Rediscovering the Kingdom: Kingdom Manifesto 2

“He will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and His kingdom will have no end” (Luke 1:33). As I look on in horror and sadness the attack on Ukraine and its citizens, I know that God is good and evil will not go unpunished. “Be assured, the evil person will not go unpunished, I believe that what we are…

Rediscovering the Kingdom: Kingdom Manifesto

“He will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and His kingdom will have no end” (Luke 1:33). At the end of 2016, I began to seek the Lord for insight into what many prophetic voices had been sharing regarding the coming New Year 2017. Many were speaking similar words like reset, rebuild, reboot, refresh, This captured my attention. As I…

Opening Ears, Eyes and Hearts Part 2

Render the hearts of this people insensitive, their ears dull, and their eyes dim. Otherwise they might see with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand [actually the word implies “to discern”] with their hearts, and return and be healed (Isaiah 6:10). Racism and white supremacy is an ugly stain on America’s history. Racism is considered by many to be…

Opening Ears, Eyes and Hearts

Render the hearts of this people insensitive, their ears dull, and their eyes dim. Otherwise they might see with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand [actually the word implies “to discern”] with their hearts, and return and be healed (Isaiah 6:10). The natural mind is not capable of receiving anything whatsoever from the Spirit of God. The Scriptures are…

Difficult Times Will Come – Part 2

“See, darkness covers the earth and thick darkness is over the peoples, . . . ” (Isaiah 60:2a) As I write this I am beyond grief after hearing that another African American male was shot and killed after a SWAT team entered a downtown apartment under a no-knock warrant in Minneapolis. My first reaction was didn’t the police learn from…

Difficult Times Will Come

“But understand this, that in the last days dangerous times [of great stress and trouble] will come [difficult days that will be hard to bear]. 2 For people will be lovers of self [narcissistic, self-focused], lovers of money [impelled by greed], boastful, arrogant, revilers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy and profane, 3 [and they will be] unloving [devoid of natural human affection, calloused and inhumane], irreconcilable,…

Matters of the Heart (Repost): Part 2

But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look at his appearance or at the height of his stature, because I have rejected him; for God does not see as man sees, since man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” (1 Samuel 16:7) Many years ago, the Lord began to deal with me about the condition of my heart. The importance of keeping…

God Is . . .

“We have come to know and have believed the love which God has for us. God is love, and the one who remains in love remains in God, and God remains in him” (1 John 4:16). God is absolutely purposeful. He says in Isaiah 46:9-10, …I am God, and there is no one like Me, declaring the end from the beginning and from…