May 2017

We Speak Life

“Sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me” appeared to be the ultimate rebuttal as a child. The problem is it is in no way true. Words are the most powerful weapons we possess, they... Continue Reading →

Discernment – Operating in Humility, Purity & Love

Discernment can be a beautiful overflow of partnership and intimacy with the Lord. When we move in the power of discernment, He invites us to do so with humility, purity and love. As we grow in our level of gifting,... Continue Reading →

Gift of Discernment

I was returning home from an extensive wilderness adventure through the Yosemite Valley when my mentor at the time said to me, “You have the spiritual gift of discernment.” I was fourteen and I didn’t really know what to say... Continue Reading →

Those Aren’t Mine . . .

How many times have you walked into a room or store and felt like turning around and walking right out? Or have you ever been walking through a store and feel yourself gradually becoming more and more anxious or hopeless?... Continue Reading →

My Discernment

Sometimes when we hear about the prophetic, we are tempted to think abstractly. Discernment, actually, is about as practical as it gets. Allow me to share a bit of my understanding. Here are the two most important takeaways that apply... Continue Reading →

Discerning His Voice

Under the old covenant, the prophetic realm was mainly about bringing correction and prophesying future events. When Jesus came onto the scene, He changed that. He was the fulfillment of the law. John writes: “We have seen His glory, the... Continue Reading →

Crossing the Chicken Line

At some point we have to decide that what we discern in the spiritual is as real as what we observe in the natural. What do I mean by this? Part of discernment is acting upon it. The difficulty lies... Continue Reading →

Learning to Discern between Good and Evil

Spiritual discernment often has to do with discerning those things that are from God and those that are not. The Bible says in 1 Corinthians 2:14, “The natural person does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for... Continue Reading →

What to Do with Those Impressions?

It seems like the more clear the voice of God is in our lives, the easier it is to discern His will. Often the question does not become “Was this God?” but “Am I going to obey?” At least, this... Continue Reading →

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