Patrick Day

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Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

THE UNDER MELODY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT Pastor Lee looked out at his congregation with the love of Jesus on his face. His eyes pierced my soul, as if he were looking directly at me. His face glowed in an angelic way. He drew in a deep breath and revealed the underlying message of his […]

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

LONG WANDERING PRAYER David Hansen wrote a book in 2001 that I have just now read. It’s called Long Wandering Prayer. I have found praying without ceasing to be a command I am not well equipped for. Too often I use formulas – even the Lord’s Prayer – that grow stale with time. My mind […]

Friday, November 13th, 2015

THE UNTER MELODY Taken from the book The Holy Spirit and Paul Chambers The service began when a middle-aged man, a bit short and a bit plump, quietly stepped out from a side door, dressed in a simple white liturgical robe and gold stole. The buzz of conversation stopped the instant he appeared on the […]

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

THE CHAPTER CONTINUED The pastor’s message was clear and uncomplicated, something a child of twelve could easily follow…or a man of 48. “Underneath the song of this world, filled with family, friends, food, jobs, and everyday events, plays the subtle melody of the Holy Spirit; and if we desire with all our heart to stay […]

Friday, September 18th, 2015

The Melody of the Holy Spirit The next two posts will be excerpts from a chapter in my upcoming book: The Melody of the Holy Spirit. THE SECOND TEN YEARS Chapter 1   Paul had entered his sophomore year of high school in God’s classroom, and the introductory lesson would change his life forever. It […]

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

HE FORGOT HIMSELF I’m writing a book entitled The Melody of the Holy Spirit, a story about Paul Chambers and his quest over a period of 30 years to have more of God in his life more of the time. It was a matter of focus for him, as well as it is for all […]

Friday, January 9th, 2015

LET THE BIBLE READ YOU Martin said in a voice that was almost a whisper, “I know you’re a student of the Bible. And I know you read Scripture not just to read it but to incorporate it into your life. But have you ever let the Bible read you?” Martin’s words were spoken out […]

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

THE MELODY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT II Life is filled with exhaling and inhaling. We exhale the stale air within us and inhale the fresh air surrounding us. When we can no longer do that, we physically die. The melody of the Holy Spirit is the spiritual air within our spirits. We breathe out our […]

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

THE MELODY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT I What is this melody of the Holy Spirit? It’s all His gifts within the spirits of believers – wisdom, guidance, comfort, and His abiding influence. It’s what is within me that is of God. There is also within me what is of me – self-seeking, self-righteousness, self-indulgence, and […]

Monday, September 8th, 2014

THE BATTLE BELONGS TO THE LORD John 12:31 acknowledges that Satan is the ruler of this world. But Jesus is the Commander of the Army of the Lord, and Christians everywhere are called to join His forces against Satan. It is a constant conflict that rages on the battlefield of earth, one in which the […]