September 2008

More Than You Can Ask, Think, or Imagine

Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen. This is one of those statements to meditate on day after day! Imagine it! He who is able to do more than all we ask! More than we can imagine! Immeasurably more. What can YOU imagine? I can imagine the dead raised, the earth splitting, hosts of angels appearing the sky, massive weather changes and […]

Deuteronomy 11:18

Fix these words of mine in your hearts and minds; tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads. Yes, God. I will carry your words in my heart and mind, that I might not sin against you. I will meditate on your word all day. When I take a break from my work, I will think of your promises and your commands. I will find my peace and security in your word. Dwell in me richly, Jesus. Abide in me, as I abide in you. Overcome my pettiness with your love. Rule over my impulsivity […]

John 15:1-2 I Am the Vine

Father, show me something in John 15 tonight. What do you want to say to me right now? Speak to me. Breathe revelation into me as I meditate on your word. I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes. What does it mean to prune a branch? Why do vinedressers prune vines? What’s the benefit? Pruning grape vines is a basic principle that any grower, regardless of experience must understand.  Whenever you leave a vine unpruned, the first […]