Category Archives: Father Heart of God

The Gospel: God, love, fellowship, and joy!

The Gospel is not ultimately about forgiveness of sin. While important, that’s only a means to a much greater end. The Gospel is, first and foremost, the good news about God. For we see Him in the life of His … Continue reading

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A Day of Reckoning

I found myself at an interesting juncture, reading 2 Peter 3 while watching 50,000 gathered for prayer marches and solemn assemblies of repentance at our nation’s capital last weekend. It’s good for us to humble ourselves and pray, not just … Continue reading

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How to keep a vibrant faith

How do we live a consistent vibrant faith? To be vibrant means to be full of energy and enthusiasm. The etymology for the word, enthusiasm, is instructive. It’s directly from Late Latin enthusiasmus, from Greek enthousiasmos, meaning: “divine inspiration”…from enthousiazein … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day!

I posted this video back in 2016, but it’s always a good reminder! Here’s God’s invitation to us to let Him love us and be our Father. Happy Father’s Day! Blessings to all the dads. You are so loved and … Continue reading

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He won’t let you fail

I want to talk about a new Cory Asbury song today. First, because it’s called “The Father’s House” so it belongs on this blog! Any song about the Father’s love is an anthem for everything I want communicate to the … Continue reading

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God’s righteousness looks like Jesus

We don’t have to speculate about the nature of God’s righteousness any more, for it was made tangible in Jesus Christ. This is how we define righteousness; it looks like Jesus’ life and teachings. What this also means is, whatever … Continue reading

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Our unbelief and His faithfulness

Our unfaithfulness or unbelief has absolutely no bearing on God’s faithfulness. When thinking about this we should also understand that we primarily live according to our perception of reality, not reality itself. It’s a bit like driving through fog. You … Continue reading

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My life message

I was at a leader’s conference this week and the speaker, Bill Vanderbush, asked us if we had and could describe our life message. Our life message is what fills us with passion. We can share it without needing any … Continue reading

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Why we still need reformation

We need to stop starting God’s story with the fall. God’s story starts with, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. (John 1:1), which is about God in relationship. We … Continue reading

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The ultimate meaning of Christmas

When we think of the Christmas holiday, we think of family. This is appropriate because God, first and foremost, is a Father who has a Son He has loved from eternity. Moreover, His eternal purpose was to have many sons … Continue reading

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