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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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 Refuge in Turbulence

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea,” (Psalm 46:1-2) There’s never a time when God is not present, but his presence often feels more real when we face trials. […]

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Momentous Journeys

There are times when the most significant and momentous journeys of our lives begin so gently, so simply, that we don’t even realise we’ve embarked on them until we are far down the road, looking back. A Quiet Trust Not every journey requires earth-shaking leaps of faith. But all journeys, big and small, depend on […]

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Hemmed in by God

“You hem me in behind and before, and lay your hand upon me” (Psalm 139:5) To our modern, Western ears, the term “hemmed in” sounds like a negative concept. The word in English implies surrounding, limiting or restricting someone in what they can or cannot do, causing them to feel confined; without options. But in […]

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The God Who is Near

Do you remember that song that Bette Midler sang decades ago, called ‘From a distance?’ The chorus states, “God is watching us, God is watching us, God is watching us from a distance” (From the song: ‘From a Distance,’ 1985 by Julie Gold) Although it is musically very pleasing to listen to, and the lyrics […]

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