When life gets hard where do you turn to? We often need to find strength outside of ourselves. The psalmist writes, ‘My shield is with God, who saves the upright in heart.’ (Ps.7:10) Have you ever been caught in a storm so bad that it wrecks your umbrella, turns it inside out, rips it from… Continue reading Raise your shield
Today's' post is a very short encouragement regarding God's view of you. We often view God as distant and unconcerned with our lives - but this is so far from the truth. There's a song in the bible that says the following: “But let all who take refuge in you rejoice; let them sing joyful… Continue reading You are blessed with the favour and love of God
How can we ever know that the Gospel of Jesus and the words of the bible are really true? I mean, they were written thousands of years ago in a culture that is so different from ours – no phones, no bank accounts, no McDonalds! It was orally passed down before it was written down!… Continue reading Can we have Certain faith in an uncertain world?
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
We all have a favorite band, team, preacher, etc. We tend to follow their progress; listen to their music or teachings. We follow them, perhaps closely, perhaps from a distance. We invest our time, energy, and even our money in following them. Following others is a natural aspect of life. We are all following someone… Continue reading Somebody is calling you out of the crowd