Meditations

Articles and book excerpts from the teachings and mission adventures of Dr. Delron Shirley.  Each article is always timely and thought-provoking as it uncovers insights into walking with God.

Meditation February 2023 – The Holy Spirit

A Promise to Believers  John the Baptist had promised that Jesus would baptize His followers in the Holy Spirit. (Matthew 3:11, Mark 1:8, Luke 3:16, John 1:33, Acts 1:5) Certainly the disciples anticipated this baptism in the Holy Spirit every day during their three...

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Meditation January 2023 – The Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit A Key Element in Jesus’ Life   When Jesus’ disciples saw Him praying, they realized that there was something really different about the way He prayed; so they asked Him to let them in on His secret. (Luke 11:1) He began with a simple explanation...

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May 2022 Meditation – Cornerstone #5, Prayer

Just a Little Talk with Jesus Prayer is a much-misunderstood concept.  A few humorous stories might help us get the point of how radically in error we can be when thinking of prayer. Two Russian cosmonauts were in outer space when something went wrong with their space...

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April 2022 Meditation – Cornerstone #4, Faith

Redefining Faith There was desperation in his voice as he addressed me, “Brother Delron, I can’t believe in the faith movement any more!”  From there he launched into an extensive monologue about the “word and faith” doctrine, citing one problem after another that he...

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Meditation August 2021 – The WORD Principle

A clever little acrostic to help understand the proper attitude we must have toward the Word of God spells out “word”: the letter “W” represents worshipfully – read the Word with reverence.  “O” stands for orderly – read systematically.  “R” means regularly – read it...

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Meditation July 2021 – Getting Started

When asked where to start, the obvious answer is, “At the beginning.” By that, I’m not meaning to simply open the Bible to the first page and start with, “In the beginning…” Rather, I’m speaking of the most basic need to any Bible study – a Bible. With approximately...

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