Shortly before I entered seminary in 1972, I had an unforgettable dream about Jesus and love. It was the first time I experienced pure love for Jesus, deeper than I ever imagined. Let’s just say it was not a “normal” dream, at least not to me. Call it an “event.” And it answered a question […]
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If you want to understand the Hebrew Bible, you have to understand the meaning of two of the major words. If you would better grasp what God is about and what is going on between God and Israel – make that between God and humanity – you need to grasp their significance. The first word […]
Sometimes you can be offered something you are not prepared to receive, something you do not understand at the time, something that might come back to haunt you years later. Haunt you not as a lost opportunity, but rather as a sudden sweeping realization of what really has been going on for decades, what the […]
The older I get, the more I appreciate children. In a recent conversation about children and parenting, I recalled what I wrote many years ago, which has proven so true in my life. It is titled, simply, “Children”: “You who would understand children, first understand the child in you. Therein lies your link with their […]
The “Baptism of the Holy Spirit” is real, and has been around since Pentecost, in the first century. The touch of God changed my life forever.