Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: intimacy with God

Satisfying Your Soul Thirst

Remember the worship song, “As the Deer Pants for the Water?” It’s based on a – “As the deer pants for streams of water, so I long for you, O God. I thirst for God, the living God.” Purging my house in preparation to move aboard a sailboat has brought this song to mind.  … [ read more ]

How to Make Choices That Bring a Smile to God’s Face

(This article appeared in my September newsletter several days ago. I’m reprinting it here because of the positive feedback it received from readers).   Alicia Britt Chole, author of Pure Joy writes, “Today, many agree on what is absolutely evil and absolutely good. But in a world of ever-expanding shades of gray, we can lose… [ read more ]

Seeking Wisdom is Good, But Something Else is Even Better

How many “aha” moments can a person have in a short period of time? I feel as though they’re coming at me from every direction. Each time they hit me, I wonder why I haven’t noticed these truths earlier. Learning never stops, nor should it!   The speaker at the family Bible camp I attended… [ read more ]

What's the Big Deal About Praise?

I’ve heard some folks question God’s reason for commanding us to praise Him. Some think He’s proud or self-centered. In fact, the opposite is true. Scripture says that God dwells in the praises of His people. If that’s true, then praise is actually the means to deeper intimacy with Him. And when we walk in… [ read more ]