Unspeakable Joy is Worship in the Vineyard

Humanity has pursued fulfillment with great fervour.  Regardless of the quest, life has emotional hills and valleys.  The question is not whether we have the ability to control contributing factors.  The questions are: (1) what is our destination; and, (2) is there an ability to enjoy the journey? The answer is found in God andContinue reading “Unspeakable Joy is Worship in the Vineyard”

Filthy Sheep Wool: A Deadly Self-Defence

The human heart can cause the mind to conveniently forget our own unrighteousness as a self defense mechanism when we feel hurt or wronged .  Seldom do we see how we contributed to a situation. We even feel what we call “righteous indignation” if we think we did not deserve something. We tend to desireContinue reading “Filthy Sheep Wool: A Deadly Self-Defence”

Chosen to be Pure in Heart

I love Jehovah God’s immutability and His intentionality!  There is such comfort in knowing His grace and patience endures long with humanity despite our propensity to error; that our development, emotions and comprehension have no influence on who He is.  The LORD’s grace in Old Testament Scripture is characterized so very beautifully in the bookContinue reading “Chosen to be Pure in Heart”

Love and Truth is Compassion

Reflecting on a time when a prior employer was outsourcing a process to another well staffed company, a collogue who was stressed by financial uncertainty told me, “It’s different for you.  You have the choix de vie”.   At the time I remember thinking, “don’t we all?” and so I responded with an inappropriate comment aboutContinue reading “Love and Truth is Compassion”

Intricate Mysteries Ascribe God’s Excellency

Who are you? Who did God design you to be? If you were created in the image of God, what does that really mean? What purpose does a human being ultimately have? Are there many purposes or just one? How can someone understand God’s specific will for their lives using a collection of writings datingContinue reading “Intricate Mysteries Ascribe God’s Excellency”

The Heart That Never Cries

  Yesterday following a robust discussion in our local bible study, I was asked a question by a fellow student of the Word of God who was trying to grasp HOW a person can possibly live in eternity and never morn unsaved loved-ones who are forever tormented and separated from those who live with God.  Continue reading “The Heart That Never Cries”

One of Many Branches on a Fruitful Vine

What’s with a blog dedicated to fruitfulness? Almost sounds too fruity… Lately I’ve felt so compelled to deepen my life’s journey with God my Father, wanting to know Him more intimately and the more I long to know Him, the more I am drawn into His Holy Scripture. Reading the Bible use to be aContinue reading “One of Many Branches on a Fruitful Vine”

Is Trusting Optional or Is It Expected Fruit?

The answer to this question is truth – and – difficult to apply amidst the troubles of life yet in reality trials are there for our character/fruit development. James 2:19-20 NKJV. You believe that there is one God. You do well. Even the demons believe—and tremble! But do you want to know, O foolish man,Continue reading “Is Trusting Optional or Is It Expected Fruit?”