We’ve just enjoyed a month of meditations in Proverbs. A year of new opportunities lies before you. Lots of decisions to make in your home life, your finances, your health, at work or in your studies. So, how will you be starting each new day? Reading God’s word and in prayer, or has life already… Continue reading Pro 1v23 – Who will you listen to?
Do you trust God? Most Christians would answer, “Yes”. Do you trust God at all times? Now, this may be harder to answer. When life is going well, we can quickly begin to trust our bank balance or, our health or our intellect. God isn’t forgotten; it’s just we don’t need him now. But what… Continue reading Psa 62v8 – Trust God always
Roof Top Tents are an amazing invention for camping. When out in the wilds, you are perched high and away from the dust, slithering critters, hungry lions and other beasts. However, while being perched up high is great, there is also an issue – you are more exposed to the onslaught of the elements. Recently,… Continue reading Jer 51v16 – Windy!
Abraham was 100 years old when he had his first child with Sarah. What a gift. However, when God asked Abraham to offer Issac, his precious son, as a sacrifice, Abraham set out to follow God’s command completely. He demonstrated complete trust in God, willing to give up what was most precious to Him as… Continue reading Gen 22:12 – Complete Trust
Every night I am overcome with a great fear. Will the sun show up tomorrow? Yes, I know the sun has risen without fail every single day of my life, but I’m still anxious that maybe it won’t rise tomorrow. And if there are clouds, how do I know the sun is really still there?… Continue reading Matt 24v35 – Will the sun rise?
I was walking between our house and my daughter and son-in-law’s house, which is nearby, and I noticed how there is a worn path in the grass marking the route we all seem to take. Typically the reason for a worn path is because this is the shortest and easiest route between two points. As… Continue reading Isa 42v16 – Worn path
“I am so blessed,” she says as I listen to her voice message. “God is amazing”, she concludes with joy as her message ends. At 82 years of age and living alone, you might think Rosemary has shared a message about some windfall gain or other fortuitous event. However, she has just told me about… Continue reading Psa 23v4 – 82 and alone
Falling is never something we want to do. Think about riding a bike; you will never tell yourself, “Yeah, I think I’ll just go ahead and fall right over there”. We usually try to avoid such experiences. However, if you have noticed someone who is very good at a sport, you will have also noticed… Continue reading Psa 56v4 – Falling for God
Life is complex and full of issues and challenges. We struggle to solve our problems. We wrestle with anxiety. We carry heavy burdens. Yet amid all this, young children have total peace and joy. They live in faith and trust. And this trust is abundantly answered. They provide nothing for themselves, and yet everything is… Continue reading Luk 18v17 – The Father’s house
There’s nothing nicer after a long and tiring day than to finally get into bed. Especially on those days when you have been on your feet all day, and by the end you are physically and mentally exhausted. The weight is literally removed, and beautiful rest can be enjoyed. Although, it’s now that I can’t… Continue reading Psa 3v5-6 – The Bed