All posts tagged Holy Spirit

How I Recognize God’s Voice

I heard God’s voice today. Oh, not in an audible way, but in a clearly recognizable way. This is how. As a writer, I understand “voice” is a term for how I differentiate my characters from each other in a manuscript. Readers should be able to read my dialogue and recognize which character is speaking without being told–because they […]

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WHY Study the Bible? 5 Reasons


“I don’t understand about Bible study. I read it once, isn’t that enough?” My acquaintance’s earnest question made me laughed out loud. Um, no. I’ve studied the Bible since I became a Christian in the dark ages of my teen years. I’ve led, facilitated or taught Bible study for 30 years. I read it daily. […]

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Safeguards: Bible and Imagination


What safeguards do imaginative teachers and writers use when turning to the Bible? I talked about imagination and the Bible in my last post here. But because we believe the Bible is truth, it’s important to accurately understand it and to be careful not to let our imaginations run wild. Can heresy can come from an […]

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Living Inside God’s Frame


What does a picture frame have to do with the Christian life? It depends how you look at it. The idea/words popped out of my mouth a number of years ago while talking with a childhood friend. We had grown up in each other’s library books while in elementary school, but the last time I’d seen […]

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Devotions: Bible Reading

Bible reading

The Importance of Devotions: Bible Reading This part 2 of a series. You can read part 1 here. The most important part of my daily devotions is reading the Bible. The Bible is the Word of God, “inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness” (2 Tim 3:16; NASB) and “is living […]

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