Spirit of all comfort be with those who grieve. Wipe away the tears of all who mourn. Bring peace to all those who have lost people near to them. Holy Spirit, let them know that they are not in this alone. Help them to remember with thanksgiving and look to the future with hope. Amen
This week we have so many tools available to us to use for the glory of God. We have the tools of encouragement, faithfulness, love, compassion, mercy, grace and kindness. Will we chose to use them this week or will we hide behind the fortress of apathy, comfort, shyness, laziness or pride.
Today offers the opportunity for forgiveness from all your wrongdoings. It offers a new start. Today offers the beginning of eternal life. It offers the beginning of a life lived with a purpose, a life lived to the full. If you turn to follow Jesus all this and so much more is open to you.Continue reading “Eternal Life and so Much More”
There is a grief that only God can understand. There is a pain that only Jesus can empathise with. There is a sadness in which only the Holy Spirit can comfort us.
This day may your words be on my lips O Lord. May I speak life, encouragement, challenge, comfort and salvation. Amen
Every person who we meet, who we help, who we smile at, who we serve, who we listen to, who we protect, who we feed, who we comfort, who we give to is Jesus in disguise. Every person who we hurt, who we are impatient with, who we are rude to, who we lose ourContinue reading “Perfume or Nail?”
We live in an ever changing world! It is frightening how much change we experience. However, God is changeless, unchanging, constant, stable… We know change, we know chaos and flux – do we really know He who is changeless and the security and comfort to be found in Him?
Our churches need to be a lots less full of judgement and moral superiority and a lot more full of grace, mercy and love. Let us not denounce and judge people but honour them, exalt them, comfort them, encourage them, care for them, equip them and pour out God’s grace upon them.