“Give me this mountain”, spoken by Caleb has always had a special place in my heart. It’s stored just above my boxes of disappointments with the world, my near-death experiences and faded scars to where wounds on my body used to be. Today, those boxes are covered by a scarlet cloth that make those boxes that were once decrepit to redemptively unmistakable.
I suppose you can call this blogpost “what Give Me This Mountain!” means to a person with a few years left to live. I hope this blogpost gives you a different perspective from a person who has gone through his “40-year wandering” to add dimensions to an already powerful verse in the Bible. … More Joseph Prince’s “Give Me This Mountain” (A man that had few years to live reflects)
I have many stories of devastation that will make anyone cringe. But I also have literally dozens of non-trivial stories that tell of God’s goodness. These were the ones that were either stepping stones – helping me believe God really does exist, He’s there, and He loves me enough to help and change me. Or the ones that were so dark and painful – these provide the contrast that set up just how redemptive the God-story lines were. … More Dear Prisoners of Hopelessness …
It was only about 7 years ago that dignity was totally stripped from me. Fingers were cracked and inflamed such that I could no longer hold an instrument anymore.But I didn’t want Him to repair my life, that is too trivial for GRACE. The God of the Bible is a God of New Things. See the new thing in the wasteland? The newness of life? The new creation? New intoxicating wine? New wine skins? NEW. 新. חָדָשׁ. νέος … More Don’t be afraid to do the beautiful New, as New Things do.
Dear friends, thank you for supporting my project, I have a long way to go in this journey and any help is much appreciated. if you can, please do follow my blog through email and spread the word. It really helps get the word out. THANK YOU! … More The Rules of Grace > The Rules of the World