How many times have I been asked, “can you back it up with scripture?” And then I have to explain that I don’t require that from Father. Whoa, that annoys them!
I’m completely aware that it’s been done this way for a hundred years, but like so many other traditions, Father eventually tips them over. And then I stand in fear and amazement at what He’s done.
Some years ago, when Father showed me a new insight or revelation, I’d put my hand up and stop Him from going too far. Looking back I think it was a horrible response. But, He didn’t seem offended. He waited patiently while I scoured scriptures and commentaries for confirmation. Only then could I embrace His gift and experience the thrill of receiving it.
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Father asked, “How do you check fruit?” and I pondered that.
For me, it’s a split second decision before the delicious gem lands on my tongue. I don’t turn it over in my hands, or smell it carefully. I guess I don’t really check it much at all.
Christians use the phrase “Check the fruit”. It’s an antidote for doubt, or a way to reassure ourselves that God is involved in the Continue reading HOW TO CHECK THE FRUIT
Can we talk a minute about Jesus and the money-changers? He didn’t whip, or chase away sinners, nor did He judge them very harshly. But the money changers brought on a whole different response than we see any other place from our Lord.
Lets think about this. We are the temple. This verse depicts a physical example of our hearts. The money changers in Jesus day Continue reading MONEY CHANGERS