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27 Apr, 2017

What Moves the Hand of God? The Power of Compassionate Weeping

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What Really Moves the Hand of God? This important question has been asked throughout the ages, with a great variety of responses. Ponder it for a while. I am sure there are many right answers to the question; faith is a correct one, for sure! Purity, compassion and integrity would be other good answers to this simple yet profound question. But let me cast light for a moment on one strategic quality the Lord looks for: DESIRE. Webster’s defines the noun form of desire as “a wish or craving; sexual appetite; a request; anything desired.” The often-quoted teaching of [...]

20 Apr, 2017

A Personal Health and Ministry Update

By |2017-04-25T19:39:04-05:00April 20th, 2017|James' Blog, Updates|0 Comments

"He performs wonders that cannot be fathomed, miracles that cannot be counted." Job 5:7 NIV "'But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds,' declares the LORD." Jeremiah 30:17 NIV The verses above serve as a plumb line in my life at this time. The Holy Spirit often highlights different portions of the Word of God, right when we need it most. I just discovered Job 5:7 just recently, and it jumped out at me as though it was the first time I'd ever seen the verse. “He performs wonders…" Yes, He does! Then add into the [...]

6 Apr, 2017

Watch and Pray

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God's Calendar Contains Divine Appointments I have a calendar on which I write down my many diverse appointments. Because I am a widower, at the beginning of every New Year the first dates that go on my calendar are the birthdays of my four adult kids. But the four quickly became eight, as they all got married within a three-year time frame. So now I have eight appointments. Oh, mercy, those eight have now quickly become 14 and counting with grandchildren being added. My calendar is full of these special appointments—and I would not miss one of them. These are [...]

6 Apr, 2017

Praying to Hear God’s Voice

By |2017-10-19T10:43:56-05:00April 6th, 2017|James' Blog|0 Comments

(The following is an excerpt from Chapter One: Our Need to Hear God from the book The Beginner’s Guide to Hearing God’s Voice. To learn more on this subject, get this practical book from our EN Resource Center.) Our Need to Hear God “My sheep hear My voice, and I know them and they follow Me.”  John 10:27 “Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him, and will dine with him, and he with Me.”  Revelation 3:20 Does God really speak today? Will He [...]