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. […]Read More A Soul Surrendered
‘I am sure of this, that He who started a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus’ – Philippians 1:6 HCSB. The Lord recently dropped this thought into my spirit. “If I was to strip everything away from your life and all that was left was Me, said the […]Read More God strips away everything to reclaim us as His
‘Each morning you listen to my prayer, as I bring my requests to you and wait for your reply.’ – Psalm 5:3 CEV I am so grateful to those who taught me, right from the start, the importance of what they called ‘the quiet time.” But over the years my quiet time has become a […]Read More A Place called Quiet
In view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God Romans 12:1 NIV Growing up in the holiness movement shaped my spiritual journey from an early age. I understood that approaching the altar at the end of a service represented a transparent, authentic, genuine response to God. […]Read More We keep crawling off the altar
And their eyes were opened and they recognized Him; and he vanished out of their sight Luke 24:31 It was one of those moments again – when I stumbled across someone who definitely knows me but I couldn’t for the life of me remember who they are. No doubt you have experienced it as well. If not, […]Read More Would you recognise Jesus?
‘My sacrifice, O God, is a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart you, God, will not despise’ – Psalm 51:17 NIV I love this time of the year as we move towards Easter. For me it has always been about the Cross and Calvary. This is the focal point of the Gospel of Jesus […]Read More Our broken heart is what God desires
And as was his custom, he went to the synagogue on the Sabbath day Luke 4:16 CEV We have been seeing recently in news broadcast the power of the campus movement in the USA where there have been mass walk-outs in support of the recent shooting in Florida. As I watched from afar I get […]Read More The Campus is not enough