Why God allows “the wilderness” and the importance of responding correctly while in it

Numbers 32:8-15; Deuteronomy 9:23; Jeremiah 29:4-7 - God didn’t intend for the Israelites to spend 40 years wandering in the Wilderness. In fact God thought them ready to possess the promised land within 2 years of leaving Egypt. But right at the border of receiving the promise, the people succumbed to fear, rebelling against God, … Continue reading Why God allows “the wilderness” and the importance of responding correctly while in it

Echoes from the wilderness: The cloud and pillar of fire. ☁️🔥

Numbers 9:17-23; 10:33-34 Why did the cloud and pillar of fire keep moving all over the place during the Israelites’ journey in the wilderness? Studying it, I found that in our wilderness seasons, God tells us when to move and when to stop. Whether it was two days, a month or a year that the … Continue reading Echoes from the wilderness: The cloud and pillar of fire. ☁️🔥

Getting to and succeeding at the top, God’s way – 12 lessons from the life of Daniel. 🙌🏾🤓

Daniel 5:10-12; Daniel 6:1-5 1) Daniel was very well educated and skillful. He and his 3 friends were given knowledge and skill in all literature and wisdom, by God, and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams. King Nebuchadnezzar interviewed them in all matters of wisdom and understanding and found them ten times better … Continue reading Getting to and succeeding at the top, God’s way – 12 lessons from the life of Daniel. 🙌🏾🤓

Are our lives void of challenges when walking with God? 😪 🤷🏾‍♂️

Exodus 23:29-30; Deuteronomy 15:7-8, 10-11 With God, everything truly works together for the good of those who love Him and are called according to His purpose. This means that in painting God’s canvas for our lives, there’s a role for the good and bad stroke of the brush. Looking at this Israelite story where God … Continue reading Are our lives void of challenges when walking with God? 😪 🤷🏾‍♂️

The 3 step process on the “Highway of Holiness” – how God prepares us for His big move.

Isaiah 35:6-8; Isaiah 43:18-20; 2 Corinthians 4:17-18 Like Joseph’s or the Israelite’s journey, God first shows us a vision of our future (perhaps through a burning desire or He speaks to us), then there’s the wilderness experience (where God seems distant and we’re receiving only what we need and not what we want) to prepare … Continue reading The 3 step process on the “Highway of Holiness” – how God prepares us for His big move.

What is God doing while we’re waiting for the new wine?

Luke 5:39 “No man who is used to the old wine will immediately desire the new wine. The key word here is “immediately,” because we are human beings with habits and patterns. God must break those comfort zones by emptying the old wine and allowing us to go through a dry time of preparation with … Continue reading What is God doing while we’re waiting for the new wine?