None the Same; Gathered As One

The extraordinarily beautiful and prosperous fruit tree which has grown up in the middle of this practice is a body of faith. We are none the same, but frequently gathered together to share in the abundant fruit of the Spirit of God. We have needed it – desperately needed this – during the most challenging season of our lives. The prayers of the saints have been powerful and effective, but even more so tenacious for us (all of us) to witness breakthrough after breakthrough. … More None the Same; Gathered As One

Day 15: If I have found favor in Your eyes, Lord, why wouldn’t I {remain}?

“Remain tonight, and in the morning, if he will redeem you, good; let him do it.  But if he is not willing to redeem you, then, as the LORD lives, I will redeem you.  Lie down until the morning.”  Ruth 3:13 esv   {Remain}  Also abide.  Stay in.  Attached to. From my study of Ruth so … More Day 15: If I have found favor in Your eyes, Lord, why wouldn’t I {remain}?

Day 14: If at first I don’t succeed, will I {try, try} again?

I need this life-giving lesson for my own famine season as I {try} my best to do what I can do day in and day out.  I need to recognize that my {trying}, my persevering under trying circumstances might just be breathing life into the one beside me who is having difficulty finding hope for our future. … More Day 14: If at first I don’t succeed, will I {try, try} again?

Day 3 – Why do I ever doubt God will {create} a way where there seems to be nothing?

But Ruth replied, “Don’t urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God.  Where you die I will die, and there I will be buried. May the Lord deal with me, be it ever so … More Day 3 – Why do I ever doubt God will {create} a way where there seems to be nothing?