The Perfect Timing of God

“How kind the Lord is!” she exclaimed. “He has taken away my disgrace of having no children.” Luke 1:25 Also see: Luke 1:6-25 Elizabeth’s Plight Elizabeth was childless after many years of marriage. While it could be easy enough for us to empathise with her plight, it’s perhaps a little harder in Western culture to […]

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More Than Conquerors!

No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. Romans 8:37 In a way it would be wonderful enough, when facing a particularly difficult struggle to read that through Christ you are a conqueror; but Romans 8:37 tells us that we are more than conquerors! Whatever comes against you […]

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The Joy of Being Forgiven

A scripture only post today. Sometimes I like to post the passage of scripture I have been meditating on in a particular week, and resist the urge to write a blog post, but let it simply speak for itself: Psalm‬ ‭32:1-11‬ ‭(NLT‬‬) “Oh, what joy for those whose disobedience is forgiven, whose sin is put […]

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What is God’s Will For My Life. (Part 1)

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3:5-6 This is such an encouraging Proverb. And, with good reason, probably the most frequently quoted and preached-from. There are several lessons for life contained […]

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A New Song

“Sing to him a new song; play skillfully on the strings, with loud shouts.” (Psalm 33:3) The psalm opens with a call to praise God; to sing a “new song” to him. Those words ‘new song’ could be a little bit confusing to someone who doesn’t consider themselves to be particularly musical. But the psalmist […]

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Practicing Intentional Rest (Step 4) Meditating on Scripture.

Our hearts, are a little bit like campfires. We all have times when we burn furiously and brightly, then, left untended our hearts begin to cool; ‘dampen’ I think is the correct term, until we become ashy and needy for God’s Spirit to breathe on us again. One of the ways — actually the primary […]

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