Shameless impudence prayer!

When we read the Gospels, we can often miss the intent of what Jesus said because we’ve heard it so often. Our familiarity can blind us to the grace and truth of what Jesus has chosen to have written for our benefit. I find that if I’m too familiar with something, reading it in another… Continue reading Shameless impudence prayer!

In the time of your deepest feelings…Jesus knows how you feel.

There is one instance when Jesus asked His disciples for comfort, for friendship, and for support. It’s found in Matthew 26, Luke 22 and Mark 14. I’ve included all 3 accounts so that you can read it all in one place. I could write all day about the significance of this event just before Jesus… Continue reading In the time of your deepest feelings…Jesus knows how you feel.

Mark 6:45-52 – trials in the storms of life

If you’ve never read this part of Mark 6, give it a good read and receive something good for this day! (I’ve included the text in this post). Jesus had just done the miracle of feeding the 5000 before this part of Mark 6. Previous to that miracle was the account of the death of… Continue reading Mark 6:45-52 – trials in the storms of life

Proverbs 30:5-6 – how God’s word is tested

“Every word of God is tested; He is a shield to those who take refuge in Him. Do not add to His words lest He reprove you, and you be proved a liar.” One can read these two verses and come away with some fear. Does it provoke that type of response in you? It does seem… Continue reading Proverbs 30:5-6 – how God’s word is tested