I was reading Proverbs 19 the other day and verse 22 jumped out to me…“A man is charming when he displays tender mercies to others. And a lover of God who is poor and promises nothing is better than a rich liar who never keeps his promises.” This was one of those times when the Spirit starts… Continue reading Promises
We hear a lot about the Sabbath and what it really means. First let’s see how God rested… In Genesis 1 and 2, notice an interesting progression – If God had created man in the middle of the week there would not have been enough supply for him. So man is created on the 6th… Continue reading What is Sabbath rest?
There are several accounts of the disciples in a boat trying hard to keep control of it as a storm came up in the middle of the night. The references are Matthew 8 and 14, Mark 4 and 6, and John 6. I refrain from posting the actual texts here as it would make this… Continue reading Disciples at Sea
“Which of you by taking thought (being anxious) can add one cubit to his stature?” Matthew 6:27 KJV The idea in this verse has always puzzled me. It is a ridiculous notion that anyone can worry themselves taller. (Although, being a short person, it would be nice)! The rest of the reasons Jesus gives in this… Continue reading Anxiety, worry and God’s provision!
Have you experienced knocking on doors, trying for opportunities, seeking God’s will, only to find every single door (or window) close on you? I think we’ve all gone through situations like this. Sometimes it’s a job you are seeking, a spouse, even ministry. And yet with each knock comes the annoying feeling that even through all… Continue reading The bird’s nest – God’s lesson from nature
“All things have been handed over to Me by My Father; and no one fully knows and accurately understands the Son except the Father; and no one fully knows and accurately understands the Father except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son [deliberately] wills to reveal Him.” Matthew 11:27 (amplified) I love how living… Continue reading The Father loves you!
“Thus says the Lord, who makes a way through the sea and a path through the mighty waters.” Isaiah 43:16 Are you stuck in some unchanging situation? This Scripture is referring to the parting of the Red Sea, but Scripture is alive and breathing and this spoke to me. It is the LORD saying this. Does… Continue reading God makes a way!