Expecting the Voice

Personal journal entry, June 26, 2023: “Even after all these years of growing up in Christ, I still have knotholes of doubt that God will speak clearly to me.” Both the Old and New Testaments emphasize Jehovah as the God Who speaks. I’ve read, heard, and memorized it, but in some situations, I don’t expect to hear from God. Why is …

Prayer of Direction

O Lord of Hosts, You alone are the pre-existing One (Nehemiah 9:6). You made the visible universe, with its prairies, mountains, streams, and oceans. Everything beneath my feet and above my vision came into being by Your spoken Word (John 1:1). When I consider the galaxies You affixed into place, I grapple to understand how each star may represent an …

A New Look

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Wasai. Now that’s a Shield.

Today, we shift our attention to one of the most interesting and possibly surprising pieces of Spiritual Armor: the shield of faith. It is one heavy-duty item. Check out this informational video describing the Roman shield:      Now, we learned that the first three, Truth, Righteousness and the Preparation of Peace, were all standard defensive equipment. And, I have …