The Wonderers:

The sisters had a great time in Minnasota, visiting friends and family.

Dan and Donna also spent time with his folks and family.

I am pleased to have my love home again. It was a long time apart, but I am glad they had a chance to see everyone.

I am blessed to have married into a family of strong Christian believers

Thanks for visiting.

Know you are loved.

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We all have the relationship we desire with God. How’s yours?

A Psalm of Praise: theunfetteredpreacher

Psalm 57:9-11

“I will give thanks unto thee, O Lord, among the peoples: I will sing praises unto thee among the nations. For thy lovingkindness is great unto the heavens, And thy truth unto the skies. Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens; [Let] thy glory [be] above all the earth.”

I have not sung this Psalm for a long while. It is once again in my head and heart.

Thanks for visiting.

We all have the relationship we desire with God. My desire is for an intimate one.

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To Touch Him: Our Desire?  theunfetteredpreacher 

The last verse of Mark 6:

as many as touched him were made whole.

We must learn how to touch Him….. “My God shall supply all my needs.”

Whether it’s Healing, Comforting, Providing financial, physical, or spiritual needs, OUR GOD IS ABLE.

The Old Testament is full of testimonies of individuals, who learned how to touch the Lord.

They had a special relationship. One we should covet as our own.

Starting with Enoch, Noah, Abraham, Joseph, Moses, Joshua, Gideon, Samuel, David, Solomon….

All individuals, all for a time, walked with and touched the Lord, and the will of God went forth in Power.

In the time of Moses, the people feared to deal with the Lord, personally. They wanted to hear what God wanted, through a Mediator.

When Jesus came, He changed the rules.

Now, all of us are “to come boldly to the throne room of Grace, to receive Mercy and find Grace in our times of need.” (Hebrews 4)

We should learn from the Old Testament, the Word tells us:

2 Chronicles 16:9
For the eyes of the Lord run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to shew himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him.

We find God stepping in to keep Abimelech, from sinning with Sarah, when Abraham, claimed she was his sister.

God said unto him in a dream, Yea, I know that thou didst this in the integrity of thy heart; for I also withheld thee from sinning against me: therefore suffered I thee not to touch her.” (Genesis 20)

The integrity of his heart, touched God, and God, kept him from sin.

The Lord is watching us today, Wanting to show Himself strong, for those whose hearts are perfect towards Him.

Any chance your heart is perfect towards Him? What does that mean?

It is interesting, we can fail to do the right thing, yet have a perfect heart. We can also do the right thing, and miss the mark.

1 Kings 15:14
“But the high places were not removed: nevertheless Asa’s heart was perfect with the Lord all his days.”

2 Chronicles 25

“Amaziah,did that which was right in the sight of the Lord, but not with a perfect heart.”

An interesting read, without a perfect heart, he fell away, and it did not end well for Amaziah.

Now after the time that Amaziah did turn away from following the Lord they made a conspiracy against him in Jerusalem; and he fled to Lachish: but they sent to Lachish after him, and slew him there.

To have a perfect heart towards God, does not mean we follow Him perfectly. We can miss the mark and still please Him.

We need to seek His face, want Him, desire to obey Him, to love, Worship and praise Him.

In the New Testament, we are told to:

James 4:7
Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

We find that all of us, whosoever will, can learn to touch the Lord.

“All who touched Him, were made whole.”

We all can touch Him. We are all called to the Holy Place, the throne room of Grace.

Do not be disappointed when we fall short, not able to stay in His presence .

There are only two, who seemed to Master pleasing God. Enoch and Elijah. Both now in heaven, in bodily form, ready and waiting to return in the fulness of time.

Look to God the Auther and Finisher of our Faith. Be true to Him, He is true to us.

Our Anchor: theunfetteredpreacher

Where are you Anchored?

Before meeting Christ, I was Anchored in the rough seas of sin.

This Anchor, pulled me down, as the waters of sin rose, filling my heart and mind.

My thoughts and actions, were no longer my own. I was controlled by the carnel nature of man.

Prideful, Pitiful, and Powerless, my addictions, (the true loves of my life), were in control.

BOOZE, BROADS AND TOBACCO. (An unholy trinity).

I was lost in the Swift currents of destruction. Soon to drown and die.

Then a true Miracle ocured, I recognized the knocking at my heart, to be Jesus.

It wasn’t the first time I felt His gentle nudge.

No, as the Lord had said to Abram, come out from among them. I finally obeyed and walked with the Lord to a new land.

I asked Jesus, into my life. I begged for and received forgiveness, I became blameless and accepted in the beloved.

My Anchor no longer held me down, it now lifted me to the heavens.

The weight of sin and death, was gone. I could see, hear, think and love, both in Spirit and Truth.

I hungered and thirst for more. For the Righteousness, Peace and Joy, of the Holy Ghost.

I found it.

Life wasn’t perfect, troubles still surrounded me, dogged me, at times tempted me. But…

I WAS ABLE TO OVERCOME, by the Blood of the Lamb and the Word of my Testimony.

I submitted myself to God, and resisted the devil, and he fled.

There are two Truths to live by and trust.

Jerimemiah 29:11

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.”


Hebrews 11:6
But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.

Hebrews 6:18-20 (KJV)

That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us:
Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil;
Whither the forerunner is for us entered, even Jesus, made an high priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.

We can now, and should enter into that Holy Place, we will find Mercy and Grace in our times of need.

Lord, what wilt thou have me to do? – The Fix-it Shop-Filling Station

Acts 9:6 in part :
“Lord, what wilt thou have me to do?”

Paul had just been struck down  on the road to Demacus.  Meeting the Lord he had thought he was serving. 

Finding out his error, his first words:  “Lord, what wilt thou have me to do?”

How often have I found out I am doing the wrong thing, or going the wrong way, or believing in a wrong or false premise?

Is my responce: “Lord, what wilt thou have me to do?” ?????  Continue reading