Seven Channels

“This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel: ‘You will never be adequate to fulfill my mission, while depending on your own abilities and resources, or putting your trust in the influence and abilities of other people. Look to me alone, the all-sufficient source for your every need.’” Zechariah 4:6 RIT Our Father in Heaven yearningly desires each of his children be a channel of grace and blessing in this dark, fallen world. Is his desire your desire? The only way God’s desire can be effectively approximated in our lives is that we make a conscious and total surrender … Continue reading “Seven Channels”

“The Book That Would Understand Me”

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. Hebrews 4:12 Emile Caillet (1984-1981) served as a professor for many years at Princeton Seminary. He was born in France and received an education that had no place for God. He was 23 years of age before he saw his first Bible. While a soldier in WWI, Caillet was wounded and spent nine months in a hospital. Afterward, he returned to reading, “but they were no longer the same … Continue reading ““The Book That Would Understand Me””

God Uses People to Accomplish His Purposes

You led your people like a flock by the hand of Moses and Aaron. Psalm 77:20 It is an amazing thing—the ways and works of God among the children of men! We often hear that the Lord God does not need people. In one sense that is true, for God is self-existent, almighty, and sovereign. However, when it comes to his kingdom work on earth, God has chosen to work his will and accomplish his purposes through people. When God designed and created the animal and plant kingdoms, he gifted Adam to name the animals and care for Eden’s garden. When … Continue reading “God Uses People to Accomplish His Purposes”