Psa 32v8 – A dangerous prayer

Matthew Perry, the Friends sitcom star, died from a drug overdose after years of struggling with depression and substance abuse. For those looking from the outside, all they saw was a fantastic actor who enjoyed success and fame. Why did it end so tragically? In an interview, he shared a prayer he once prayed –… Continue reading Psa 32v8 – A dangerous prayer

Exo 13v17-18 – God’s Roundabout way

Have you prayed for something, and it seemed like God was doing the opposite of what you asked for? Or maybe the events that took place seemed to have no bearing on what you prayed about. Just after Moses led Israel in a miraculous way out of captivity on their journey to the promised land,… Continue reading Exo 13v17-18 – God’s Roundabout way

Pro 13v9 – The light or the lamp?

Have you ever met someone who seemed to shine with happiness but later found out that deep down, they aren’t happy at all? We often see this with celebrities. This is because the source of their joy is artificial and temporary. Proverbs likens this to a lamp, which in Bible time would have been a… Continue reading Pro 13v9 – The light or the lamp?

Eph 1v18 – Turn the light on

It’s crazy how you can easily walk around your home in the light, but everything changes if it’s dark. While you have a general idea of direction, unexpected items easily trip us. It’s even worse if you walk in the dark in an unfamiliar space. You quickly become disoriented and easily bump into things. The… Continue reading Eph 1v18 – Turn the light on

Joh 14v6 – The driveway

Recently, we experienced catastrophic flooding that destroyed many homes in our area. In addition to our homes being flooded, our road and long gravel driveway were totally destroyed. While I had always been aware of other risks to our home, like theft or, fires or even flooding, I had never considered the impact of losing… Continue reading Joh 14v6 – The driveway

Psa 37v23-24 – God’s Control

Recently, I woke up at 3 a.m. and then battled to fall asleep. Despite all my best efforts, my brain wouldn’t switch off. The problem is that the more we try to fall asleep, the longer we stay awake. It is only when we let go of our trying that sleep finally comes. It seems… Continue reading Psa 37v23-24 – God’s Control

Psa 25v9 – The gift of humility

What is it about humans that we love to be right? We are proud of our point of view, proud of our correct knowledge and understanding. Yet is this the way our Heavenly Father wants us to think and behave? Is this the type of heart and mind that draws us closer to Him or… Continue reading Psa 25v9 – The gift of humility

Psa 68v19 – Travel light

Many years ago, my wife and I were travelling around Europe. Everything we thought we needed was packed in our large backpacks. However, soon the weight became onerous as we trudged long miles. While the memories of the places we visited may have faded, the lesson of sore shoulders and travel light has not. Now,… Continue reading Psa 68v19 – Travel light

Joh 8v12 – The light

Isn’t it fascinating how flying brings a unique perspective? No matter the weather below, it’s always sunny above the clouds. It is like the saying, “There’s always a light at the end of the tunnel.” Life isn’t always a ‘sunny ride’ and doesn’t always go according to our plan. However, it’s important to remember that… Continue reading Joh 8v12 – The light

Phi 4v19 – The GAP

The gap, it’s the worst thing. The gap between problem and solution. The gap between the known and the unknown. The gap between today and tomorrow. In life, there is always some gap that we stand at the edge of. Will they get well? Where will the money come from? Will I be safe? Will… Continue reading Phi 4v19 – The GAP