At a time where there huge panic & anxiety about our world (e.g. Brexit, Coronavirus & recession) we must keep in perspective that God is still on His Throne…
To whom will we compare God? The Bible describes God as Incomparable and says that he jealously seeks the deserved worship of those He has made.
Fear freezes out faith. The valley of Eshkol helps us to think about we can move from a place of fear to a place of trusting God in faith…
The Valley of Baka as described in Psalm 84 represents a challenging period of our journey. There is however a promise here that as we rest in the presence of God we will find refreshing springs to help us on our way.
Continuing my exploration of valleys I am now considering the Valley of the Shadow of Death and how we need not fear because of the love, presence, care and provision of our Good Shepherd.
In the midst of difficult times Micah is a great example of someone who find encouragement in looking to His God. He encourages us to watch in hope and wait expectantly on God. Micah still speaks powerfully to us today.
In the valley of Elah David fights the giant Goliath. Its a story of courage as we see how David’s relationship with God empowers and inspires him to triumph against all the odds.
Two recent weekends stand out as great examples of celebration; a celebration of what God has done in our midst, a celebration of one another and a celebration of the gifts God has given us.
Living for Jesus and serving Him as we await His return is like the battlefield. The spiritual battle is intense and everything points us towards a place where we give up on hope. Yet Jesus wants us to stand firm in His strength and with the armour He provides.
Two weeks ago we had a somewhat challenging period of about 5 days. It was challenging on a whole number of levels and was one of those times when everything felt like it was going ‘pear-shaped’. My most striking memory of pears comes from my mother who during my childhood was particular motivated to see me benefit from what she felt were the enormous health benefits of eating pears. There was no getting away from them and if I did…