The concept of living in someone’s shadow seems strange for most people. It niggles at our pride. For some people it stirs up memories of sibling rivalry or other painful family comparisons. As Christians, we live in Someone’s shadow – The Lord’s! He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in […]
“Though he may stumble, he will not fall, for the Lord upholds him with his hand.” Psalm 37:24 The Stumble Picture this: a baby, toddling on her wobbly little legs, her dad holding her hand. Suddenly, she loses her footing and stumbles! Her little heart races as the floor seems to rush up towards her. But […]
Do you feel debilitated by the size of your but? No I haven’t made a spelling mistake; I meant to spell it with only one ‘t’. That age old question “does my butt (with two tts) look big in this?” has become fodder for comedians and translated into languages the world over. A perceived larger […]
Imagine having a friend who loved you so much that they said to you “give me all your worries, all those things that are weighing heavily on your mind, & I’ll bear them all for you”
Oh, that’s right…..you don’t have to imagine it; you do have such a friend! His name is Jesus.
Do you ever find that you’re trundling along happily through life, everything ticking over just the way it should, when suddenly, seemingly out of nowhere, it feels as though one small thing triggers another small thing and before you know it, it’s an avalanche! Your peace-filled little world is now a massive storm. As Christians […]
I often hear the quote ‘Seeing is Believing’. But it seems to me a rather cynical way of looking at the world; to say that I have to see something first, before I am prepared to believe it. It’s the easy option. Hebrews 11:1 tells us “Faith shows the reality of what we hope for; […]