THE WEIGHTS ARE LIFTED OFF MY BACK: Mikey St. John

For many years I was asleep, living my life in a state of non-existent, doing all the things that ordinary people, unbelievers, do on a daily basis. But when I awaken [ by the Holy Spirit ] my life changed drastically. Though my eyes were open, I did not see [I was spiritually discerned]. They…

TESTIFY AND GIVE GOD THE GLORY: Mikey St. John

I have told the glad news of deliverance in the great congregation; behold, I have not restrained my lips, as you know, O Lord. I have not hidden your deliverance within my heart; I have spoken of your faithfulness and your salvation; I have not concealed your steadfast love and your faithfulness from the great…

THE SWEET SMELL OF ROSES: Mikey St. John

Where do I begin? I tell you this, our God is full of love. He watches over me day and night. And he makes himself known with the sweet smell of roses. Come near to God and he will come near to you. (James 4:8) My precious God overwhelms me with joy, so much joy….

VENTING TO KEEP THE FIRE BURNING: Mikey St. John

I was colder than ice, stiff like steel. Some might even say, “Stiff like a coachman,” and the heat I am desperately craving just wouldn’t do. But this is just the beginning, and enthusiasm is excessively appropriate. And that heat is not surrendering, fighting the cold like a wrestler to the end, with every intensity,…

EMBRACING YOUR GIFT: Mikey St. John

Everyone has blessings. Some can explore, seeking adventures, while others seek truth; some dangle in the wind with the triumph of concurring the unknown; some are exquisite craftsmen; some sing melodic songs of music that soothe souls and make hearts dance like shimmering gold; some can ruffle the feathers on a bird or the hair…

MY LIFE; MY JOY; MY BLESSINGS: Mikey St. John

I have come full circle for some time now. And with that an awakening. I am happy, joyful, in a place where giving actually feels better than receiving. I have grown wiser, appreciate my life, and all that it entails. My preparation was not elaborate, yet purposeful, and well-intended. And my understanding has bring a…