Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need. (Hebrews 4:16 ESV) ‘Seeking God’, sounds so spiritual and […]
It is 5 minute Friday in which I write feverishly for five short minutes, find a picture to fit my story and then post without reworking and rewording the entire thing before being brave enough to publish! […]
Jesus tells us not to worry about tomorrow as each day has enough worries of it’s own. In Exodus God supplied enough food for each day only, forcing His people to look to Him for their provision rather than their own cleverness or hard work. When God and wise Christians tell me to be faithful to the tasks in front of me today, trusting God for tomorrow I nod in agreement while internally I am still seeking security in what I can do, planning, worrying and fretting.
It’s cold, there is snow on the ground and more is forecast. I am coughing and achy. In this state I am paying close attention to keeping the fire that heats our house going. When […]
I want to thank God for an amazing little book I am currently reading. The book is Wrestling with an Angel: A Story of Love, Disablity and the Lessons of Grace by Greg Lucas, about insights […]
But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen. (2 Peter 3:18 ESV) To enable my […]
If anyone could be expected to have some idea of what grace means it would be John Newton (author of ‘Amazing Grace’). Here is an excerpt from one of his sermons: The Glory and Grace […]
Satan doesn’t leap into our path dressed in a silly red suit with pointy horns and pitchfork in hand, announcing he will now proceed to test our faith. Instead, someone who we actually quite like and respect says in a slightly incredulous tone, “you don’t honestly believe God created the universe do you?”, or “how can you seriously think there is only one path to eternal life?” or “only a nutter would believe in the devil”.
But [Jesus] said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of […]