Then Christ will make his home in your hearts as you trust in him. Your roots will grow down into God’s love and keep you strong. And may you have the power to understand, as all God’s people should, how wide, how long, how high, and how deep his love is. May you experience the
Category: God’s love
“The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in him.” Lamentations 3:24 In the previous blog post, we looked at how God’s people are His portion and what the word portion means. Maybe because English is in many ways such a limited language, the word portion brings to my mind a piece
Shame is that little voice inside that constantly whispers: “There’s something wrong with me” “I wish I’d never done that” “If people really knew me they’d walk away“ “My sins are too big to be forgiven” “God couldn’t really love me” When we entertain these thoughts, they take root and start to grow, until
I was going about my normal day today, having spent time reading and praying, I had written today’s blog post, tweaked a couple of things in my online shop, I was doing a bit of housework… all was well in the McIlreavy household… until I got an email notification on my phone. It was quite
Isaiah 43 When was the last time you received a love letter? In this digital age we don’t really write letters anymore, do we? It’s all been replaced by text. I don’t know what it’s like in other cultures but in our culture here in Northern Ireland we aren’t exactly known as the most Romantic.
Free Listening This morning I saw video on social media, posted by a woman who had recognised a deep social lack in our world today – meaningful conversation. So she got together a team of likeminded people who went out onto the street and set out some chairs in twos. Then they put up big