All posts in " God’s Word "

Five year plan or the lamp of God’s Word?

By Dave Henning / July 17, 2019

“I don’t have a five year plan.  God’s Word is a lamp unto my feet, not my football field.”- Jamie B. Golden, cohost of The Popcast with Knox and Jamie and The Bible Binge In Chapter 23 (“Expect to be Surprised”) of The Next Right Thing, Emily P. Freeman writes that airplane takeoffs cause both […]


Escape from your own cleverness

By Dave Henning / May 20, 2018

“Fight to escape from your own cleverness.  If you do, then you will find salvation and uprightness through Jesus Christ our Lord.”- John Climacus, The Ladder of Divine Assent “Surely, Lord, you bless the righteous;/ you surround them with your favor as with a shield.”- Psalm 5:12 (NIV) In his Introduction to Finding Favor: God’s […]


The Bible – a spiritual sonogram

By Dave Henning / February 11, 2018

“Although we may never get to the bottom of the Bible, the Bible does get to the bottom of us.  It penetrates the soul and spirit; it divides joints and marrow.  And like a spiritual sonogram, it reveals the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.”- Mark Batterson Mark Batterson concludes Chapter 5 of Whisper as […]


Get into God’s Word – so His Word gets into you

By Dave Henning / February 10, 2018

“One way or another, get into God’s Word so His Word gets into you.  Then the Holy Spirit can quicken it when and where and how He wants.”- Mark Batterson “My soul cleaveth unto the dust; quicken thou me according to they word.”- Psalm 119:25 (KJV) As Mark Batterson continues Chapter 5 of Whisper, he […]


The Bible – a remarkable fountain

By Dave Henning / September 25, 2017

“For the Bible is a remarkable fountain: the more one draws and drinks of it, the more it stimulates thirst.”- Martin Luther As Jared Wilson continues Chapter 4 of The Imperfect Disciple, he focuses on the first of two vital spiritual rhythms in discipleship.  That rhythm? – listening.  Specifically, Jared means reading, or more technically, […]


Satan’s modus operandi- set up shop in unhealed places

By Dave Henning / May 26, 2017

“This is Satan’s modus operandi —  to seize upon our trials, weaknesses, or unhealed places and magnify them and try to set up shop there.”- John Eldredge Continuing in the Fall section of Walking with God, John Eldredge states that our story of love puts us in such a vulnerable place.  Rather than deal with […]


A great and difficult task

By Dave Henning / March 14, 2016

“When you have a great and difficult task, something perhaps almost impossible, if you only work a little at a time, every day a little, suddenly the work will finish itself.”- Isak Dinesen When June Hunt teaches on forgiveness, she often issues this directive: “If you have never ever prayed the Lord’s Prayer please raise […]


Strong and very courageous

By Dave Henning / December 23, 2015

“Only be strong and very courageous, that you may observe to do according to all the law which Moses My servant commanded you; do not turn from it to the right hand or to the left, that you may prosper wherever you go.  The Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but […]

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