‘With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.’ (Eleanor Roosevelt) April seems to be one of those months, that has lasted about five months. However, it is surprising to be at the end of it. While my mindset has not been the most positive this month; I have realised that only I have the power to change that. This month I have been … Continue reading Wrapping up April (Choosing to find joy)
‘“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me and I will listen to you.’ (Jeremiah 29v11-12) I write this blog knowing it is something my heart needs at this moment. The … Continue reading Trusting in the promises of God (For I know the plans I have for you)
(Happy Sunday, I have shared this message with my church family this morning. It is a message I hope will bring encouragement to us all at this time. Be blessed.) “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on a stand, … Continue reading The importance of praise, at a time like this.
‘Do not be anxious about anything but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God that transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.’ (Philippians 4v6-7) This promise leads purposefully on from last week. If we are trusting that the Lord will never leave us nor forsake us, why do … Continue reading Trusting in the promises of God. (Do not fear)
This series idea sparked from reading a verse in 2 Samuel which says, ‘Lord Almighty, God of Israel, you have revealed this to your servant, saying, ‘I will build a house for you.’ So your servant has found courage to pray this prayer to you.’ (2 Samuel 7v27). The context behind this verse, is God’s promises to David have been revealed. The Lord promises to … Continue reading Trusting in the promises of God ( He will never leave you nor forsake you.)
A small introduction for this Holy week devotional. Each day I have given a psalm to read, it will be good to take time to meditate on the whole psalm. I have highlighted a specific verse/s. There will be no small thought, I have picked the psalms with a specific theme. From Palm Sunday to Wednesday, we look at psalms full of praise. A time … Continue reading Holy Week Devotional. (Meditation on the Psalms)