Wow, Christmas is just around the corner. I love Christmas! Isaiah 9:6-7 says For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the greatness of his government and
This is part 3 in the series Love isA heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones. Proverbs 14:30 Are you dissatisfied with life? Do you think the grass is greener on the other side? Are you always complaining about what you don’t have and what others do have? Envy
As I walked to work one morning the other day I looked up, and looked around. I walk to and from work most days, along the same route, passing the same houses and people. But that morning, it was different. As I walked, I looked, I really looked. And I realised I’d grown accustomed to
I have a love/hate relationship with my SatNav. I love how useful it is in finding my way around the city, especially when there are traffic jams and I can ask for an alternative route. It has saved me many a time from sitting in queues by finding me short cuts. In fact sometimes, I deliberately turn down different roads to see if I can discover short cuts that will help me in the future. However, when a SatNav goes wrong, it goes very wrong.
The Bible is such a rich source of wisdom and advice with so many layers of meaning that often people look at a passage and get something completely different from it. Each time this happens to me, it will be exactly what I need at the time. Sometimes I’ll look at a verse and get
We all know the story in Luke 5 of how the fishermen spent a whole night fishing and caught nothing, and then Jesus comes along, tells the disciples to try again, and they catch so many fish they call over other boats to help them. Simon says in verse 4 “Master, we’ve worked hard all
I was reminded the other day about how we need to hold on and not to give up. It is very easy when things don’t appear to be working out the way we want or when challenges crop up along the journey of life, to let go of what we want to see happen and
“For I know the thoughts and plans that I have for you, says the Lord, thoughts and plans for welfare and peace and not for evil to give you hope in your final outcome.” Jeremiah 29:11 (AMP) What are your first thoughts when you wake up in the morning? Do you usually wake up in
In life each of us will be faced with challenges. When those challenges come sometimes we can feel as if our circumstances are too big and we will never prevail. We can’t see past the circumstances that we are facing at the moment. The enemy will get us to dwell on how we can’t pay
The Apostle Paul – Now there is a man that I greatly admire: Passionate, Persistent, Patient – these are just some of the characteristics that l love about this man of God.