Category Archives: thoughts by Jon Walker

A River that Flows From the Throne of God

Devotional: And, nourished by the river of life, the fruit we produce is “love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.” Galatians 5:22-23a. Continue reading… Continue reading

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Becoming Poor in Self-Sufficiency

“Happy are those who know they are spiritually poor; the Kingdom of heaven belongs to them!” Matthew 5:3 (TEV) When Jesus says, “God blesses those who are poor and realize their need for Him, for the Kingdom of Heaven is … Continue reading

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God is at Work No Matter How You Feel

In faith, I know this to be true: 1. Jesus, you are full of truth and grace, and you fill me with your truth and grace. 2. You are working within me to clear a channel so that your love flows through me into the lives of everyone I meet…Continue reading… Continue reading

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God, We’re Desperate for You

“Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have relieved me in my distress; Be gracious to me and hear my prayer.” Psalms 4:1 (NASB) Lord, we’re desperate for you.  We’re bunched up in confusion, moving by … Continue reading

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Jesus Never Looked Down on Others

Our objective is to stop seeing others from our limited perspective and to start seeing them in the way God sees them, encouraging the best of others, bringing them to the one who wants more than all the world what is best for them — Christ the Lord (Luke 2:8-10). Continue reading

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Aim for Jesus

“And so we shall all come together to that oneness in our faith and in our knowledge of the Son of God; we shall become mature people, reaching to the very height of Christ’s full stature.” Ephesians 4:13 (TEV) When … Continue reading

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Be Content, Whatever the Circumstances

“I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances.” Philippians 4:11 (NIV) The Bible teaches we can have contentment “whatever the circumstances”, when we stay close to Jesus (Philippians … Continue reading

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Engineer at Work

Divine Encounters. Are you available for them? Do you expect God to be at work in your own life? Continue reading

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Will You Join Jesus in His Work?

“When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few…. Continue reading

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If I Love God, Why These Problems?

“My dear children, you come from God and belong to God. You have already won a big victory over those false teachers, for the Spirit in you is far stronger than anything in the world.”  1 John 4:4 (MSG) Our … Continue reading

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Jesus Prays for You

“My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message.” John 17:20 Jesus wants you with him. “Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am, and to see my glory . . .” John 17:24 Continue reading

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Life’s Uncertainty Teaches God Can Be Trusted

If we will allow it, our circumstances drive us deeper into the heart of God, and we change because we have believed and come to know the Holy One of God (John 6:69). Continue reading

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You are God’s Great Idea

“My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place. When I was woven together in the depths of the earth, your eyes saw my unformed body. All the days ordained for me were written … Continue reading

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You Have a Choice

“You have been set free from sin and have become slaves to righteousness.” Romans 6:18 (NIV) For years I wandered away from God, and my image of that time is that of a traveler on a trail through the wilderness. … Continue reading

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Desperate for God

We must be desperate for God: “You’re blessed when you’re at the end of your rope. With less of you there is more of God and his rule.” Matthew 5:3 Continue reading

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