‘How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace, who brings good news of happiness, who publishes salvation, who says to Zion, “Your God reigns.”’ Isaiah 52:7 The one thing that struck me was the phrase was the beautiful feet of the messenger. Here, the foot, the […]Read More Whose feet?
Strive for full restoration, encourage one another, be of one mind, live in peace. (2 Corinthians 13:11) Recently, I’ve been challenged by two words – Restore Hope. Whether it be in prayer, reading of Scripture, conversation or through social media, Facebook posts, even snail mail – […]Read More Restore Hope
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
You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you! Isaiah 26:3 NLT As I write my last blog for 2017, my thoughts are focused on the Hebrew word, Shalom. Shalom is often translated ‘peace’, but the peace it talks of is much more than an absence […]Read More Bad things do happen in the world
The Bible references new changes and beginnings in our lives as being seasons. Seasons are metaphors for God’s perfect timing in delivering us through all the changes He makes in our lives. These certain seasons can bring about the blessings we reap from having been obedient in following him through those changes even if we […]Read More Stepping into a New Season
The concept of God’s “grace” is beyond words. It shines its brightest, however, against the backdrop of God’s unfailing love on behalf of sinners, who actually do not deserve it. Understanding the grace of God has always been a daily adventure for me. But it was illuminated when a good friend of mine introduced me […]Read More Mosaic of Grace