For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but … Continue reading My Gift
I long to surrender to God, but I strive – doing things in my own strength and usually wearing myself out. I’m realising it’s impossible for me to surrender to him, in my own strength.
Is it nothing to you, all you who pass by?Look and seeif there is any sorrow like my sorrow,which was brought upon me,which the Lord inflictedon the day of his fierce anger.“From on high he sent fire;into my bones he made it descend;he spread a net for my feet;he turned me back;he has left me … Continue reading My Lament
Crab Nebula For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him. And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together.Col 1:15-17 Holding me together Lord I’m tired today:heavy in … Continue reading You Hold All Things Together
My heart is heavy, my body is aching, and I am exhausted. I walk with heavy steps. I long to be with Jesus, and want to be ready for his return.
Kichigin / Shutterstock Behold, I will make those of the synagogue of Satan who say that they are Jews and are not, but lie—behold, I will make them come and bow down before your feet, and they will learn that I have loved you.Rev 3:9 Standing for truth Have you made a stand for truth … Continue reading Rejected, Downtrodden, Outcast
Evil is increasing I like to start the day with prayer and bible study, but lately I'm having great difficulty focussing. Instead of praying, I go to my iPad and do something else. Then before I know it, the day has gone. I'm managing to do the absolute essentials, and am very slowly doing some … Continue reading Spiritual Shift
Tired, foggy headed, and distracted I am so tired, and prayer is even more difficult today. I hate being like this, as I love God so much, and I desperately need Him! I am nothing without him, yet I allow myself to be distracted. I waste time. My desire is to put God first, in … Continue reading I Need You
Christmas is Here - Again...... Time is going so quickly, and it doesn’t seem like a year has passed since last Christmas. Here in Australia, the bush fires are still raging and the fire fighters are exhausted. We are in desperate need of rain, and many farmers are really struggling. In one town not that … Continue reading The Angels Sing
How can I rejoice in suffering?