Refiner's Fire

The blog of Matthew Guillot

Hearing From God & Distractions

Hearing From God & Distractions

There are times when you feel like you hear something from God but then immediately hear to opposite. This can be quite confusing...
Apr 29, 2020
True Faith For God's Healing Power and Protection

True Faith For God's Healing Power and Protection

During this Covid-19 shelter-in-place, I have seen many posts on social media encouraging people to defy their government order to shelter-in-place. At first I did not understand why this troubled me.
Apr 13, 2020
Surrendering the process of wholeness to Jesus

Surrendering the process of wholeness to Jesus

When Jesus comes in His glory (reveals His face to you, Who He is), you become starkly aware of everything you hold on to that isn't of Him. It can feel like torture to not be willing to let go of these things when the Giver of Life is right there present and in your midst.
Apr 10, 2020
Jesus, the most humble of all

Jesus, the most humble of all

In the world we live in, humility isn't always something that is valued by others. People tend to feed on their own accomplishments basing their self-worth on what they perceive to be their worldly accomplishment. This is not a new concept, but necessary to highlight one of the biggest hinderances to encountering the Presence of Jesus in our lives. When we hear/see the phrase The Lamb that was slain, most people who have at least some familiarity with Jesus instantly relate this to Jesus, the Lamb that was slain for the sin of the world. Do we truly understand the significance of this phrase and declaration? In John 1:29, John the Baptist proclaims, "Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world."
Mar 28, 2020
My new blog

My new blog

This is my first blog post on my new revamped blog website. I had an old wordpress blog website at this same URL and decided to switch it to a better website framework called OctoberCMS. All of my old blog posts from the Wordpress website are in the Archive category. I decided to copy my old blog posts over to the new blog for reference in where I have been. My perspective on things has changed some since writing those blog posts, and I look forward to posting the new things God has shown me.

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Mar 28, 2020