All posts in " Nehemiah "

Delight ourselves in the Lord

By Dave Henning / September 12, 2020

“When we delight ourselves in the Lord, new desires are conceived within us.  God literally downloads new desires.  And those divine desires become an internal compass that guides us as we embark on a Wild Goose chase.  The exciting thing to me is that you never know how a God-ordained passion will be conceived.”- Mark […]


Human qualification or God-ordained passion?

By Dave Henning / September 11, 2020

“When it comes to doing the will of God, God-ordained passions are far more important than any human qualification we can bring to the table.  In fact, God often uses us at our point of greatest incompetence.  That way He gets all the credit.”- Mark Batterson As Mark Batterson continues Chapter 2 of Wild Goose […]


Cowardly and self-centered — or courageous?

By Dave Henning / December 6, 2019

“We can be at our most cowardly and self-centered when fighting for nothing more than ourselves.  And we are at our most courageous when we are fighting for someone else.”- Jeff Manion “After I (Nehemiah) look them over, I stood up and said to the nobles, the officials, and the rest of the people. ‘Don’t […]


Replacing our well-trod excuses with sacred rage

By Dave Henning / May 27, 2018

“In response to our prayer (for God’s favor), God shakes us out of our blind contentment, replacing our well-trod excuses with sacred rage– at our self-loathing and at lost time.”- Brian Jones “God answers sharp and sudden on some prayers,/ And thrusts the thing we have prayed for in our face,/ A gauntlet with a […]


Conspicuous holiness

By Dave Henning / February 16, 2017

“Conspicuous holiness ought to be the mark of the church of God. . . . Would God that whenever they speak of you or me they may have no evil thing to say of us unless they lie.”- Charles Spurgeon In Chapter 8 (“The Passion for Holiness”), the final chapter of Holiness, Nancy DeMoss stresses Christians […]

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