THE SUFFICIENCY OF GOD'S PRESENCE

THE SUFFICIENCY OF GOD'S PRESENCE

by Bill Elliff April 26, 2022

There are many times in life when we feel adrift, alone, abandoned. When we do not know which way to turn, which path to take.

If we’re not careful, our minds can wander and become envious of others, just like the Psalmist in Psalm 73. His “steps came close to slipping” until he came into the sanctuary of God.

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THE UNMISTAKABLE DIFFERENCE

THE UNMISTAKABLE DIFFERENCE

by Bill Elliff April 12, 2022

And to all those who love Him and want nothing more than God to be magnified, He gives the most profound ingredient to them. God gives them the gift of Himself.

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WHY YOU SHOULD PLACE GOD AT THE CENTER

WHY YOU SHOULD PLACE GOD AT THE CENTER

by Bill Elliff February 23, 2022

The book of Numbers in the Scripture begins with a seemingly laborious account of a census taken of all the Israelites after they came out of Egypt. But this very accounting has a purpose. As always, it teaches us something about God.

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THE PROMISE OF GOD'S PRESENCE

THE PROMISE OF GOD'S PRESENCE

by Bill Elliff January 22, 2020

The omnipresence of God is a reality (that God is everywhere all the time). “Where can I go from Thy Spirit?” David said (Psalm 139). And, since the coming of Christ and Pentecost, which was the sending of His indwelling Spirit to all who believe, the true follower of Christ is assured that Christ will never leave them nor forsake them personally. Once the Spirit comes to reside in the believing heart, He is there permanently.

But, it is possible to have our head turned by the world, the flesh, and the devil. We can quench and grieve the Spirit who lives within us. We can ignore Him or resist His leadership. If we do so, we will lose the conscious awareness of His presence. We will begin to operate on our own, not walking by the Spirit, and the results are always disastrous. We get what our humanity brings. Like an unseen guest standing in the shadows, He is still present, but not prominent.

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