Journey to honour

What preparation for the path to the Father’s side? .. let us strip off every weight that slows us down … And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. Hebrews 12v1 First, travel light. All distractions released. This is after all the race of life, the prize is the presence … Continue reading Journey to honour

This Crown of Comfort

My wife Eva’s book on living whole with God even when broken by life has just come out. It is an amazing book that is the fruit of her having come out of a seriously broken background yet manifesting wholeness. She has brought in the stories of a number of women, each of whom has … Continue reading This Crown of Comfort

To the throne!

The Lord Jesus draws us to himself, and there are implications. We have a High Priest who sat down in the place of honor beside the throne of the majestic God in heaven. Hebrews 8v1 The Lord draws us to the throne room of heaven and the majesty of God. What a privilege! There he … Continue reading To the throne!

God’s freedom

Society is geared around driving to produce. I find myself an unwitting participant. Blow the ram’s horn at new moon, and again at full moon to call a festival! … it is a regulation of the God of Jacob. Psalm 81v3-5 This contrasts with the Lord’s intentions. He set up a system of rest and … Continue reading God’s freedom

When I am weak, and empty do I say it’s impossible or go to Jesus? When Jesus heard what had happened, he withdrew by boat privately … Hearing of this, the crowds followed him on foot from the towns. … Jesus … had compassion on them … Matthew 14v13-14 Jesus hears of his cousin’s execution … Continue reading

Tender Grace

A commercial view can invade my spirituality. when I see a need I can evaluate by what is “Necessary and sufficient”. Cost becomes king. Looking at the tenderness of Song of Songs shows our Lord expressing a different value system. I am the spring crocus blooming on the Sharon Plain, the lily of the valley.  … Continue reading Tender Grace

God change

Jesus’ gift of grace is amazing. Can we follow his example? So now there is no condemnation for those who belong to Christ Jesus. Romans 8v1 Jesus does not condemn his brothers. Can we follow his lead and be gracious to the broken people around us? Even ourselves? And because you belong to him, the … Continue reading God change