Psalm 147 – An incredible sandwich….

Joe Sperling over on the Assemblyboard posted these thoughts on Psalm 147: Praise ye the LORD: for [it is] good to sing praises unto our God; for [it is] pleasant; [and] praise is comely.  The LORD doth build up Jerusalem: he gathereth together the outcasts of Israel, v.1-2. He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth … Continue reading Psalm 147 – An incredible sandwich….

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Quest for the spiritual secret….

When I was in high school my mother (later known in the Assembly as Sister Mayo) began a library for Fountain Avenue Baptist Church in Los Angeles. She and I had a great time discovering Christian books that were new to us. I remember my mom reading Watchman Nee's book, The Release of the Spirit, … Continue reading Quest for the spiritual secret….

The fellowship of the Holy Spirit: Prequel….

This morning I ran across something I had written a year ago about recognizing God's presence in daily life: I was reading through the really great encouragements in the "Light from the Word" section of the GA.com website this morning. It struck me repeatedly that a part of me was responding, "These thoughts made more sense to me … Continue reading The fellowship of the Holy Spirit: Prequel….

Love the Lord Your God

Yesterday, August 2, was my 47th spiritual birthday. How far have I come toward the "first and greatest commandment"?You shall love the Lord your Godwith all your mind and understanding,and with all your heartand with your entire beingand with all your strength.These words shall be uppermostIn your own minds and hearts.