When honesty abounds and the truth is what I speak I know my faith is pretty poor, I know my spirit life is weak Yet when I choose to thirst for God with all that is within I know that God will hear my cry and the blessing will begin Blessed are the poor inContinue reading “Eight Beautiful Attitudes 1”
In a world of desperate pain, confusion, anguish and helplessness there is hope. There is good news and that news is that God hasn’t given up on His creation. God hasn’t given up on this world, God hasn’t given up on you and me. The rescue party is on it’s way. There is a solution.Continue reading “Hope”
If you only seek God during one of life’s crisis moments He will be a lot harder to find than if you have already sought Him out and know where He is.
In whom shall I put my trust? Shall I place it in man who follows evil and selfish desires? Shall I place it in my intellect which is fragile and very fallible? Shall I place it in governments and authorities that come and go, rise and fall? Shall I put it in science which givesContinue reading “Trust”
That God, who is Lord of all creation, should consider my needs and continually meet them is so far beyond what I deserve. That God, who I continue to wrong in so many ways, would give up His only son to suffer and die for me is more humbling than anything I could put intoContinue reading “That God…”
God has a higher view of you than you will ever have of yourself. If you could just grasp a little of how wonderful He knows that you are you would jump for joy and your life would be changed forever.
You wouldn’t judge a football team by the behaviour of their supporters or an opera singer by the quality of the audience, so please don’t judge Jesus by me or the rest of the church. If you do you will only get to see the gnarled oyster shell and miss the pearl inside.
When we fall, when the world knocks us off balance, when we get dragged down; God is there for us. Sometimes He gives us the ability and strength to pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off and carry on. Sometimes He brings to us friends who help us back onto our feet. Sometimes He intervenes andContinue reading “God is There”
How I wish we could teach as Jesus did… teach… show.. let them have a go. We seem to have been stuck on the teaching bit for the last 2000 years!
Genesis 37 and 39-41 The story of Joseph. I love the story of Joseph. For me, the story tells us that whatever circumstances we get ourselves into, whatever circumstances get thrust upon us, however bleak our situation is, God can turn it around in a moment. From Prison to Prime Minister is some jump, andContinue reading “Inspirational Verses 4”