Colour, texture, sound, seasons, tastes, smells and a multitude of other things for our enjoyment and delight. We have a creative God who has given us above and beyond even that which we could imagine. We have so much to be thankful for.
God’s light shines into our lives. We have the choice to live in that light or hide in the shadow it creates.
Nothing but an unreserved acceptance that Jesus Christ paid the ultimate price for our relationship to be restored with God will suffice. No works will ever be enough. No excuses will ever do. Nothing can we bring to the bargaining table except Christ himself, on our behalf. Simple acceptance paves the way – not IContinue reading “Acceptance”
Being there is sometimes all God asks us to do. We sometimes don’t need words or the right insight we just need to be there for someone. Our presence, like God’s presence, is sometimes all that is needed.
The greatest gift we can give to someone is to faithfully pray for them – lifting them up to the throne of grace and seeking God’s input into their lives.
We need to be able to relate to each other as we relate to God with honesty and openness. We need to see not the old creation but the new creation in each other and encourage one another in the potential that we find in Christ.
Words are immensely powerful. They can build up or tear down They can accuse or affirm One word can make someone’s day Just a sentence can ruin someone’s life. Do not cause harm to those you love Harm from a simple lack of thought Our words are wild animals Animals that need to be tamedContinue reading “Words”
What was Jesus like? Peter was a fisherman. He made his living catching fish. It was hard work and sometimes fruitless. He met Jesus after a night of catching nothing at all. Under Jesus’ instruction though he caught two fishing boats full of fish. A fortune of fish. The New Testament equivalent of winning theContinue reading “What Was Jesus Like?”
A solid embrace holding you close Surrounded on every side, protected Held in perfect communion A relationship with the one true God Loved unconditionally, today and forever Shown unending grace and mercy Guided, nudged, prompted and told A relationship with the amazing creator God Provided for at every opportunity Shielded and defended, rescued Cared for,Continue reading “A Relationship”