Faith hopes for what it does not see and helps us carry what we cannot bear
Ever have those moments when your head is full of worry, anxiety and stress when you look at the world around you? I know I certainly do! It's so easy to feel like you are drowning. We all have times like this - so how should a follower of Jesus respond to such moments?
This is one of those verses where we focus on the latter part first. It is the first phrase that really matters. Make God your delight... ...because if HIS infinite delightfulness ...because of HIS love, grace, mercy, faithfulness, etc. Is GOD the main delight in our lives? Is he our ‘reason for being’? Make God… Continue reading Make God your Delight
“Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him,” - Colossians 2:6 ESV It isn’t enough to just receive Christ - true Christians will walk in Christ. What does this mean? A disciple of Jesus will stay close to his teaching A disciple of Jesus will allow that teaching to permeate their… Continue reading Walk with Jesus closely
Sometimes life can seem overwhelming. Difficult. A trial. Don't you just wish sometimes that there was a hero - a real superhero to swoop in and save the day? Psalm 14 ends with this saying: Is there anyone around to save Israel? Yes: God is around; God turns life around (The Message) Here lies a great… Continue reading With God, Life is ‘turnaroundable’
I don’t know where you live! You might be in the city, or have the luxury of fresh air in the countryside. One thing is certain – right now you are breathing! At least you should be – if you’re not then I hate to inform you, you are now dead! The air you take… Continue reading What on heaven and earth are you breathing in?!
Recently I was reading Judges and I came across a few verses that stirred my heart. God addresses Gideon, who in turn addresses God. read on: God said, Go with the strength you have and rescue Israel from the Midianites. I am sending you And Gideon replied, My clan is the weakest in the whole tribe of… Continue reading Go in MY strength – not your own strength