To Heather, In writing on this topic (‘I trust you because’) it took me a long time to figure out why I trust you – I just do. There are plenty of reasons, here are […]
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.
For God alone my soul waits in silence;from him comes my salvation. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be greatly shaken. How long will all of you attack […]
God waits for me to draw aside from the world and its distractions in order to seek Him, then He speaks to my soul.
I was listening to Matthew Chapter 7 as I walked home this afternoon and noticed how simply Jesus taught. He did not make it complicated to understand how to be righteous – simply listen to […]
Bartimaeus was a blind beggar sitting in the dirt by the roadside. Maybe his only significant possession was a cloak which he discarded in his rush to come to Jesus (Mark 10:46-52). Jesus healed him, […]
Recently I have been considering Psalm 131 and the ideal of having a quiet and calm soul in God’s presence. This has been on my mind as I observe within myself how fragmented and distracted […]
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. Proverbs 3:5-6 This morning I was […]
In our first encounters with Jesus in the New Testament he is telling John to baptize him, using God’s word to refute Satan’s temptations, and preaching “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand”. […]