Weariness

Many well known sayings come from Bible verses such as ‘you reap what you sow’ which comes from Jesus’ words… ‘Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth toContinue reading “Weariness”

When the Burden Feels too Heavy

There’s verses you feel as though you’ve known all your life then you read them again and God shows you something new: don’t you just love that?! I’ve been thinking about these verses a lot the last few weeks after God opened my eyes to something obvious but that I’d never seen so clearly before…Continue reading “When the Burden Feels too Heavy”

Some New Year Thoughts

As I’ve contemplated the New Year these words have been running through my mind. ‘See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, redeeming the time, because the days are evil.’ Friends, as we enter this New Year we’re to walk carefully, wisely, redeeming the time. Why? Because the days are evil.Continue reading “Some New Year Thoughts”

Sacrifice and Surrender = Joy and Peace

I started reading 1 Corinthians but didn’t get any further than this description of who Paul was writing to ‘to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints…’ ‘Sanctified’. ‘Called to be saints!!’ So I dug a bit deeper, what exactly does it mean to be sanctified and a saint? Sanctified –Continue reading “Sacrifice and Surrender = Joy and Peace”

David and Goliath, Faith in a mighty God.

I’m sure you all know the account of David and Goliath well. A giant challenging the Israel army and none brave enough to accept the challenge except a young shepherd boy! But what made David brave enough to set aside Saul’s armour and go out against Goliath armed with just a sling and a fewContinue reading “David and Goliath, Faith in a mighty God.”

God Will Provide

Abraham didn’t know why God asked him to offer up his son Isaac. Abraham didn’t understand how God could fulfill His promise if he killed his son through whom God’s promise was to be fulfilled. He didn’t understand why or how but he obeyed regardless! It’s easy to forget that faithful obedience includes obeying whenContinue reading “God Will Provide”

Perfect Peace in Christ

Peace, perfect peace! Isn’t it what, in some way or other we all are striving for? Is it possible? Yes! ‘Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.’ Who will be kept in perfect peace? The one whose mind is stayed on God, resting andContinue reading “Perfect Peace in Christ”

Rise up, my love, my fair one, and come away…

There’s no greater joy here on earth than to experience the sweetness of His lips and the love of His words!

Encouragement in the If Onlys…

If only…. then…. Ah Friends, those if onlys! If only this had or hadn’t happened then things would so different. Sadly this world isn’t perfect, it’s full of the effects of sin and that makes life hard, very hard at times! Martha and Mary knew this, their brother Lazarus was ill, they’d sent for theirContinue reading “Encouragement in the If Onlys…”

Glorifying God in the mundane…

Have you ever wondered how you can glorify God in the mundane of day to day life? How about starting with this… 1 ‘Give thanks unto the Lord; 2 Call upon his name: 3 Make known his deeds among the people. 4 Sing unto him, 5 Sing psalms unto him: 6 Talk ye of allContinue reading “Glorifying God in the mundane…”