Grab the Power of the Ascension!
God provides time-stamped revelation to empower us in these crazy times. Are we making full use of it? Indeed, when Jesus ascended, our blessings exploded, but the fact of the gap between that day and Pentecost explodes in revelation as well. Principle: Any gap of time, understanding, or His Presence always has potential danger AND opportunity. The danger lies in the temptation of stop-gap measures that are all but irresistible and deadly. If the disciples' 10-day gap had b
Four Questions to Align in the Right Battle
We' all have battles on multiple fronts. Some are good, some silly, some important, and some are just distractions. Last night, we covered four questions to help us realign and engage His battles in His way. Q1: Is God present? seems like a stupid question since He is omnipresent. But this is about the manifest Presence of the King. Is it present, palpable, and honored here and now? Will we stop, worship, and wait until it is? Q2: What is this battle? acknowledges that we r
You Can't Fight What You Don't Sight: CLEAR THE FOG!
Many of us are fighting the wrong battles or fighting the right battles in the wrong way. Why? Fog. The 'fog without' pulls our attention in a hundred different distracted directions. We chase problems and fight battles that diminish our time, strength, and focus to the neglect of our assigned spheres. The 'fog within' is a blindness or distortion caused by soulishness and how we either discount our 'stuff' completely or overemphasize it. Discount it all and we think the who
Seven Directives You Need for The Battle
Many of us get wrapped around the axles of the battles before us. Too often we fight the wrong enemy on the wrong field at the wrong time. Because our perspective and positioning are off, we do not engage in the right way with the right weapons. Last night we walked through seven directives for the battlefield. Each directive challenges us to stop, ask, listen, and then act. These directives function as a whole and, as such, are interactive as they help define, form, and inf