Psalm 73 reminds us how easy it is to become entranced and envious of other people’s lives. When we see others succeeding even when their ways are not always right and just. It can lead us to become bitter to the life that we have. We see the life we have as not enough, and others seem to be enjoying their way of life better. … Continue reading Psalm 73 (The desires of our heart)
I wanted to take some time to reflect on this past season, for me I have found it a struggle. I am sure that is relatable for many of you reading this. Many days have left me feeling perplexed and unfulfilled and sad. I was trying to motivate myself on but realizing that I was struggling to see the purpose in the day. I felt … Continue reading God’s grace through this season.
There are a lot of concerns/worries crowding our hearts at this uncertain time. A lot of these things do lead to our soul feeling downcast and disturbed within us. In this blog, I want us to take time to meditate on Psalm 42. For many of us it will be a psalm that hits home at this time. While, in the psalm, the psalmist acknowledges … Continue reading Psalm 42 (Continue in hope)
For the rest of May, I want to focus on meditating on the psalms. I have kept coming back to the book of Psalms over the past few months. Finding psalms that help to bring peace and comfort to my soul. Also, those that help me to rejoice and praise the Lord. I will not do the psalms in any sort of order, but I … Continue reading Psalm 57 (Praise God through it all.)
Welcome to May! As we enter into this month, I wanted to begin with a small meditation on Psalm 46. In meditating on this psalm, I was prompted and reminded to trust in the Lord as the truth of his authority was laid out through this psalm. I share with you some truths found in Psalm 46. ‘God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present … Continue reading Meditation on Psalm 46
‘“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.)