Tarry in God’s Presence

For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come. Habakkuk 2:3 (KJV) The month of January has always been a time for reflection for me. As the work timetable changes and we begin our holiday season it gives me a moment to push the pause button […]

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Keep them on Track

‘Dedicate your children to God and point them in the way that they should go, and the values they’ve learned from you will be with them for life.’ Proverbs 22:6 (TPT) I was thrilled earlier this month when my daughter asked for a Study Bible. She had had a very successful year at school and […]

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Riddled with Paradox

‘For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses … For when I am weak, then I am strong’ – 2 Corinthians 12:10 (ESV). Metaphors are word pictures – a form of figurative language in which a word denoting one subject or activity is used in place of another to suggest a likeness between them. We use […]

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What a Privilege we have

We have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way opened for us through the curtain – Hebrews 10:19-20 (NIV) At the beginning of this year I set a goal in that I would go into a deeper level of knowing the Lord. I was encouraged at same time […]

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The Enduring Motive

“Worthy are You, our Lord and our God, to receive glory and honour and power” Revelation 4:11 (NASB) A couple of questions have challenged me recently. “If God promised me two things: (1) I would go to heaven when I die, and (2) He will never use me in ministry again – would I still pray?” […]

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Seeking God in a fresh way

‘Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law’ – Psalm 119:18 (NIV) Every time I set my face to seeking God in a fresh way, God begins to change my heart, my mind, and my life. When any believer commits his or her heart to seeking the Lord, everything is going to change. […]

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A Soul Surrendered

We can make our plans, but the Lord determines our steps – Proverbs 16:9 (NLT) Last week I blogged about having moved along a pathway exploring future ministry options, when suddenly it was stripped away. So, this week I spent time reflecting, trying to understand what happened. The reflection took me back to over three years ago. […]

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