Why Things Happen

Harvey Heneveld

READ : Isaiah 55:6-13 We may not always know what God is accomplishing through the events and situations that happen to us or around us. “Why did God allow this or that?” we ask, as though we were capable of comprehending the great and glorious designs of the Eternal Creator! Even the angels wonder and are amazed at the things God does. Sometimes God reveals what He is doing mostly after He has accomplished it. That’s why we understand more …

Desert Training

Harvey Heneveld

READ : Matthew 4:1-11 Immediately after the exhilarating experience of His baptism and commission into ministry, Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert! One hundred and twenty degrees in the blistering sun with no trees for shade. So cold at night that He had to wrap Himself in a heavy cloak. No food or water except what He brought with Him. Plus exhaustion, loneliness, poisonous snakes and the unrelenting harassment of the prince of darkness. What a way …

Message Bearers

Harvey Heneveld

READ : 2 Corinthians 5:11-21 During the spring and summer of 1993 I sustained an injury to my vocal cords which prevented me from preaching or teaching for four months. For about six of those weeks I was not allowed to make any sound at all, not even a whisper. I had to rely on a writing pad to communicate every thought, request and comment. I had to speed write in order to keep up with group conversations! Several times …

Soar on Eagles' Wings

Harvey Heneveld

READ : Isaiah 40:21-31 “Those who hope in the Lord . . . will soar on wings like eagles!” During the course of an average week, most of us deal with so many situations that we are spiritually depleted. Just as we need physical rest and nourishment so that our bodies can recover, we need spiritual rest and nourishment so that our souls can recover. Clearing our schedules, laying down our work and coming apart to worship the Lord is …