Posts by Ruth McMillan Mayfield

Parable of the 10 Virgins

Recently the Lord had me read through the entire Bible in about a month’s time. It was an amazing adventure filled with insight and revelation about the Word of God, His perspective and my own faith. It impacted my life much like a forty day fast–although it was a 36 day feast! One of the…

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Five Smooth Stones

In 1 Samuel 17 we read the story of David and Goliath, which most have heard in some form either in Sunday school or from the pulpit. I invite you to look into this familiar story with a new perspective. Here is David, about seventeen years old. He had not long ago been anointed King…

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Almond Blossoms – Manifesting God’s Kingdom

One of the first signs of spring in Jerusalem is the bursting forth of almond blossoms. The flowers are a joyful reminder to most of the Lord’s faithful rebirth in the earth each spring. The beautiful flower laden branches cheer the soul as they catch the brilliant spring sunlight and dance as the warming breezes…

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Show Me Thy Glory

In Exodus chapter 33 Moses is having a conversation with God. The Lord is speaking to Moses face-to-face, as a man talks with his friend (Exodus 33:11). Moses first acknowledges God’s favor and blessing. He then asks that God’s presence go with the children of Israel as they travel to the promised land. He is…

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My Personal Salvation Testimony

“The Word of God is quick and powerful and sharper than any two-edged sword; piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.” (Hebrews 4:12) I was brought up Roman Catholic but my parents were not…

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