In our place…

Intercession – noun – the action of intervening on behalf of another, the action of saying a prayer on behalf of another. ‘Wherefore he (Jesus) is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them.’ To the uttermost!! ‘pantelēs.- translated ‘theContinue reading “In our place…”

Grace upon grace…

Grace upon grace upon grace! “And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace.” Who are all we? Each true believer. So what is this fulness of Christ? The Greek word translated here as fullness, literally means completion. I love that! If we’re a child of God, we have received of Christ’sContinue reading “Grace upon grace…”

Sweet Williams!

A year ago I bought a packet of Sweet William seeds. I sowed them in trays, watered them, nurtured them and watched them grow through a long hot summer. They thrived in the gentle autumn rains and when the cold of winter came they rested and didn’t grow again until the warmth of spring. ThroughContinue reading “Sweet Williams!”

How Can My Life Glorify God?

How can my life glorify God? What do I do to live a life that glorifies God? Have you ever asked yourself that question? It’s one I’ve often thought about and prayed over. My post is a little different today as these are all the thoughts that came tumbling into my mind as I wasContinue reading “How Can My Life Glorify God?”

Rejoice in the Lord…

The first half of this verse really stood out to me this morning… ‘Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.’ The Israel of God is each ransomed sinner, each child of God…let each child of God rejoice in him that made him. Is Israel’sContinue reading “Rejoice in the Lord…”

His Banner Over Me Was Love…

I randomly opened my Bible this morning and the first words my eyes fell on were… ‘He brought me to the banqueting house, and his banner over me was love.’ What a beautiful truth to look at on Valentine’s day friends! This verse is so well known but I wanted to dig a little deeperContinue reading “His Banner Over Me Was Love…”

These Things…

‘These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.. These things… What things had Jesus spoken and to who. Jesus had eaten supper with his disciples and washed their feet, Judas, that wouldContinue reading “These Things…”

Are you strong enough?

It’s easy to think of seeking as being something we do before we come to know Jesus as our Saviour but it’s also something we should be doing constantly… ‘Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually.’ Here firstly, we’re told to seek the Lord’s strength. Maybe you need it today Friend? AsContinue reading “Are you strong enough?”

How are we coming? 

I love the book of Esther. A decree has been made, her people are in danger of being killed and she is the one who must petition the king.  But it wasn’t that easy, even as his wife she couldn’t come to him, into the inner court unasked, because unless he held out the goldenContinue reading “How are we coming? “

I am the LORD thy God…

It’s easy to hear certain phrases that are often repeated in the Bible and yet not pause to fully take them in. There’s a phrase  like that, that was said many times in the Bible to the children of Israel but does it include us?  ‘I am the LORD thy God.’ We first see itContinue reading “I am the LORD thy God…”