#LightFriday rather than #BlackFriday As the internet and high street is flooded with #BlackFriday deals, I have dedicated today as #LightFriday, where we celebrate Jesus as the Light of the World. I have put together a campaign and invite you to take part. Please click here to find out more. :-) Advent Reflections With just a few days left before Advent begins, you may be looking at possible … [Read More...]
"A time to scatter stones and a time to gather stones,"
Ecc 3:5 NLT
"You will show me the path of life. In your presence is fullness of joy. In your right hand there are pleasures forever more."
Psalm 16:11 WEB
"...The lines of purpose in your lives never grow slack, tightly tied as they are to your future in heaven, kept taut by hope..."
Colossians 3:5 MSG
"Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope, in the power of the Holy Spirit."
Romans 15:13 WEB
Welcome to Praying through the Psalms, our journey through the Book of Psalms with a prayerful heart. Our last post looked at Psalm 38 - God declares us not guilty if... Today we spend time reflecting on Psalm 39. Where do I put my hope? “Eternal One, let me understand my end and how brief my earthly existence is; help me realize my life is fleeting. You have determined the length of my … [Read More...]
Our response to the tragedy and terrible circumstances around our world, should lead us with a sense of urgency to our knees in prayer, as we seek the face of God; for His Kingdom to come, and His will to be done. As we watch distressing and traumatic events unfold in front of our eyes, through our TV screens, through social media, on our streets, through the stories of friends, family, and … [Read More...]
Welcome to Praying through the Psalms, our journey through the Book of Psalms with a prayerful heart. Our last post looked at Psalm 37 - What do you need to commit into God's hands? Today we spend time reflecting on Psalm 38. Are you struggling under the weight of guilt? It's a Psalm that is a part of the penitential Psalms. It looks head on at what sin is, and how it affects us and our … [Read More...]
Will it be - I choose Jesus? Whether you jumped out of bed this morning looking forward to what this new day holds or whether you could barely roll out of bed from pain and weariness, let's choose to take every opportunity to search for our Lord through the sunshine and the rain. One of the greatest gifts we have been given is the freedom of choice. The very act of choosing something means … [Read More...]
Encouragement for your journey The sound of someone banging their fists heavily on the front door, and padded postal bags being squashed through the letter box, woke me from my slumber. The last thing I wanted to do was answer the door, knowing full well that by the time I got there, the postman would be long gone. When I finally arrived, I noticed the typical red notification slip clinging … [Read More...]