My Desire is His Command

“The Bride (Tried by Fire and Bound by God’s Love)”-Alicia R. Shipe

Matthew 14:27-28 – But immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying, “Be of good cheer! It is I; do not be afraid.” 28 And Peter answered Him and said, “Lord, if it is You, command me to come to You on the water.”

Notice that Peter said, “…command me to come…”.

To me, that in itself is a bold move to command Lord Jesus to command. Jesus’ reply was “Come.”

How many times have we read the words in the Bible, tried our hardest to apply what we read, went up after Sunday service for prayer (either for helps, confirmation, or affirmation) only to come back home or get back to our routine and forget everything we just encountered? How many times have we been so taken over and overwhelmed by Holy Spirit to be used for the one vs. the ninety-nine only to be stopped by the flesh (either our own or another’s)? We know what happened to Peter in this scene. He almost drowned because his doubt in withstanding the winds came forth. Jesus reached out His Hand after Peter cried out, “…save me…”. Continue reading

Promotional Video (Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite)

View my promo vid under the sales tab in the menu for a republished edition of my book Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite: One Account of God’s Grace. There are also links to purchase both of my books (described below) as well as one of my videos. Selah.

Living in the span of time we currently dwell isn’t easy; especially with all the data being thrown at us as well as data being ‘lost’. We are losing our identity moment by moment. Allow this book to take your thoughts on a journey through a portion of my persona. Here is a synopsis written by my publisher, Folio Ave. God bless them. I didn’t make it easy for them. Continue reading