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“Be still, and know that I am God! I will be honored by every nation. I will be honored throughout the world.” Psalms 46:10 Be still = ‘cease working,’ ‘stop striving’, ‘relax’, ‘be calm’. When the stresses and strains of life happen, we often are either immobilised by panic or we go into fix-it mode … Continue reading “Be Still and Know….”
“Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love.” Ephesians 4:2 We have some strange words and sayings the English language, and it’s fun sometimes to try to trace them back to their origin. Have you ever thought about the term “to eat humble … Continue reading “Recipe for Heavenly Humble Pie 🥧”
God’s faithfulness to Hannah is one of my favourite accounts in the Bible to read when I need encouragement. Hannah was just an ordinary woman, not that different to you or me today, and like many of us, although she got on with her day-to-day life, she carried a burden deep inside that caused her … Continue reading “God’s Faithfulness: Part 1, Hannah’s Story”
My three grownup sons live and work abroad. As a mum, I miss them, every single day. People say things to me like “at least you can ‘FaceTime’ or ‘WhatsApp’ them.” True, and I am glad for those useful tools, but you can’t hug your son over WhatsApp, and the thousands of miles between us … Continue reading “The Father Heart of God”
Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears us up; God is our salvation. Psalm 68:19 In this wonderful Psalm David gives specific reasons for rejoicing in God: The sheer might of Yahweh, his victory and triumph over all the earth, and yet in all his power and splendour, his enduring love and faithfulness to his … Continue reading “The Burden Bearer”
“And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.” Philippians 1:6 Are you at the beginning stages of something — some dream that you just know, deep down, is from God? Planting a new church, embarking upon a … Continue reading “God Will Complete The Work He Began in You”
“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 … Continue reading “The Perfect Timing of God”
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 … Continue reading “More Than Conquerors!”
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