Many hoping for relief are disappointed, Covid is resurging, society has shrunk, … “Listen to me, all who hope for deliverance … Isaiah 41v1 Everyone has situations needing rescue. Maybe a personal tragedy, maybe a global crisis … … think about Abraham, your ancestor, and Sarah, who gave birth to your nation. Abraham was only … Continue reading Where hope?
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As we endure lockdown, consider what lies ahead- “Look! I am creating new heavens and a new earth, and no one will even think about the old ones anymore. Isaiah 65:17 The current crisis helps us see the value of moving on from our current realities to something far better. Be glad; rejoice forever in … Continue reading What lies ahead?
What is the heart of worship? When we feel far from God, what are the ways to his presence? Psalm 100 can help us- Shout with joy to the Lord, all the earth! Worship the Lord with gladness. Come before him, singing with joy. [Psalm 100:1-2] The call to worship is not some heavy legalistic … Continue reading Heart of worship
I was awakened each night to pray leaving only a couple of hours sleep. I became sick, losing weeks to poor health. Lord, do not rebuke me in your anger or discipline me in your wrath. (Psalm 38:1-NIV) I asked the Lord, ‘Why am I being persecuted?’ He showed me it was a rebuke. Your … Continue reading God far away