Kingdom Heard

Derek Gillette
Every great story introduces us to a character. This one is no different. Introducing God and His Kingdom. New letters published most Wednesdays.
Created 29 Mar 2020
  • Will you pray with us?
    15 Dec 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    In last week's letter we referenced a call to unified prayer given out by Scottish Ministers and picked up by Jonathan Edwards in the 1740’s. Here was the description: Therefore, “let us continue to g...
  • The Lord will receive my prayer
    08 Dec 2021 • 7 min read • 2 0
    In our home study, we spoke two weeks ago about knowing God. Is there a God? If so, is He knowable? And if He is knowable, what is He like, what does He desire, and how can He be known? We discussed h...
  • Success
    23 Nov 2021 • 9 min read
    It will come across as strangely unimpressive to many - a low bar to success - when they hear of the Christian’s metric for success. The goal we press on to, the characteristic we are applauded for, a...
  • The people of God
    19 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    It’s been said that God would once again dwell among them. That He would choose for Himself a people, calling them a royal priesthood and bringing them back to life through His Spirit. This revived pr...
  • a community of prayer
    10 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    “But they were not the only ones. It was a community of prayer.” We could tell again the story of, “the two old ladies and their praying - Peggy and Christine Smith. Although both were over 80 years o...
  • The simplicity of salvation
    02 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 1 0
    “I will say a few words on the simplicity of salvation.” This was the address of Duncan Campbell, a preacher involved in the revival of 1949 that happened on an island just off the coast of Scotland. ...
  • 20 years had passed
    18 Oct 2021 • 5 min read
    In our day, many cry out for the Lord to intervene, yet there will be no revival without a renewal of the holiness of God.1 When we say renewal we do not mean that His holiness has waned, simply that ...
  • Holiness
    07 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    “Holiness adorns Your house.” Psalm 93:5 We lay down at night, all the lights have been turned off, but as we slip towards sleep we catch one last light from the corner of our eye, still left on. We b...
  • when I went to observe
    28 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    a fictional tale written from the perspective of a heavenly visitor When I went to observe, here is what I found. — The people no longer pray. Cursory prayers are offered, but almost always in passing...
  • so lovely, so sweet
    21 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    Your voice is lovely. Your presence is so sweet. - You captivate me, move me, woo me, compel me. You speak, and I listen. You stir, and I respond. You stop, and I press in. - Take me there, take me to...
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