To believe or not to believe, that is the question

If you have time, please read the blog of the same title - To believe or not to believe. Mark 9:24 says ‘I do believe; help my unbelief.' For the miracles I want to see in the lives around me, I choose to believe. I take You at Your Word, and want that to the the level of my thinking and … [Read more...]

Made in His image

Read Gen 1:26, 27. You are made in His image. In John 17:22 we read that Jesus has given you glory. Read the blog 'Who are you' if you have time. What is the truth of who God is calling you to be? What lies is the enemy tempting you to believe? What have you given agreement to that empowers … [Read more...]

Devotional following “The high calling of the mature”

Please read the blog "The high calling of the mature" before this devotional, if you have time! Luke 1: 64 - 66 'And once his mouth was opened and his tongue loosed, and he began to speak in praise of God. Fear came on those living around them; and all these matters were being talked about in … [Read more...]

Lu 1:9 ‘he was chosen by lot to enter the temple of the Lord and burning incense’

Zacharias and the presence of the Lord   Zacharias was chosen by lot to enter into the temple of the Lord whilst he was performing his priestly service according to Luke 1:8. The lot was like a dice which was thrown and if it turned out one way the answer was yes, and if its any other the … [Read more...]

Lu 1:6 ‘They were both righteous in the sight of God’

Luke 1:6 'They were both righteous in the sight of God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and requirements of the Lord.' So began the Christmas story long long ago. The prayer of one man who prayed so hard and so long made such a difference. The first thing we can look at is the … [Read more...]

Psalm 118:5 ‘From my distress I called upon the Lord; The Lord answered me and set me in a large place.’

We need to settle some things once and for all. As foster carers, we have settled the fact that we don't give up. We don't give in either, although we now choose which battles to fight and when to stand. With God we need to settle a couple of things: He is good. He loves you. All He does is … [Read more...]

Psalm 37:4 Delight yourself in the Lord; And He will give you the desires of your heart.

What is not to delight in? God is consistently good, He never changes, He is amazingly generous and abundantly wonderful in all that He does! I asked the church recently if anyone had ever received anything bad from God. No one said they had. That doesn't mean that we understand everything, or … [Read more...]

Psalm 62:7 On God my salvation and my glory rest; The rock of my strength, my refuge is in God.Psalm 116:7 Return to your rest, O my soul, For the LORD has dealt bountifully with you.

There is something special about being in the place of 'Rest' in God. it is a huge thing, one which we shall explore in days a ahead. Psalm 62:7 On God my salvation and my glory rest; The rock of my strength, my refuge is in God. The psalmist speaks here of his total serenity and rest in God. … [Read more...]

Gal 6:14 – being crucified!!

But may it never be that I would boast, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world Paul is actually wrapping up much of Scripture in this one simple verse. It's so full of truth! Anything Paul achieved was because of what God … [Read more...]

Psalm 45:13, 14 – The Kings daughter

The Kings daughter is all glourious within; Her clothing is interwoven with gold, she will be led to the King in embroidered work. Mike Bickle has beet tweeting that God delights and actually likes us. He enjoys our company and cheers us on in our walk with Him. God see's us as we have been … [Read more...]