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Know God in a Year #114 Who Do You Depend On?


Peter is given an opportunity to learn his need of dependence from walking on water, because Abba hopes he can avoid the painful failure coming. This is Ruach’s answer to Jesus’ prayer. He hopes this experience will teach all of them their need to depend on God. He knows the disillusionment that is ahead for […]

Know God in a Year #87 Choosing Happiness


“Happy are the meek,” Jesus continues. Meekness is being teachable. It is not poor self-image. It is being open to God, asking and accepting His guidance. It requires believing God loves you, which with its companion self-control, create the highest sign of nobility in God’s kingdom. Even knowing he is the Messiah, and having the […]

Know God in a Year #70 Freedom!


As Jesus teaches in the synagogue at Capernaum, God’s sweet presence rests on the people. The peace, combined with the relaxed genuineness and confidence of Jesus wraps around them, and they feel as if they’re in heaven. He speaks of the kingdom of love he has come to establish, and his mission to free Satan’s […]

#86 How to be Happy


Jesus loved teaching the people out under the trees, on a green hillside, or by the lake, anywhere outside. This morning after choosing his core group of committed followers, he leads them and the people already coming, to a wide, level place on the mountain. The disciples gather close expecting something special. They and the […]

#16 A Star for the Magi


God is always looking for people in every nation whose hearts are in synch with His. Such men were the magiĀ of the East who studied the stars with a desire to know their Creator. They knew from tradition that a Messiah was coming who would fill the world with a knowledge of God. With excitement […]