Behold! I tell you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised imperishable, and we shall be changed. 1 Corin 15:51-52 Do you ponder the rapture, … Continue reading When we are transformed!
Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather … Continue reading In your loving hands
Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain. It is in vain that you rise up early and go late to rest, eating the bread of anxious toil; for he gives to his beloved sleep. … Continue reading In God’s strength and will
Are you a creative person?Do you enjoy art, crafts, making music, writing, cooking, sewing, or other creative activities? Do you sometimes (or often) question the value of your activities? After all, you're not helping people in need, evangelising, or doing what most people would think of as "useful". I enjoy a number of creative activities, … Continue reading Your creativity is important to God!
When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears and delivers them out of all their troubles. The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all. Psalm 34:17-19 When it's difficult to pray Sometimes, during … Continue reading Jesus knows our suffering
How does God see me? I have an unhealthy need to prove myself which results in striving and anxiety. Due to various things that happened to me as a child, I have struggled with feelings of shame, inadequacy, and unworthiness. Added to that was my Catholic upbringing, which was extremely works based. I had to … Continue reading It’s not what I’ve accomplished that matters to God!
And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: ‘The words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of God's creation. ‘I know your works: you are neither cold nor hot. Would that you were either cold or hot! So, because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will … Continue reading Suffering and Refining
The rapture of all true Christians is drawing close! It could be any day, and we need to be expecting Jesus at any time. We need to be ready for him, through repentance, prayer, and doing what he’s called us to do, whilst eagerly awaiting him. Things have gone quiet concerning the rapture, (on … Continue reading The day is at hand!
Jesus is longing for us! As we long for his return, he longs for it even more. This is a word of encouragement, from Jesus, for his bride. I am coming for you very soon! When you are transformed, you will be amazed! You will hardly know yourself. You wonder if it's real, … Continue reading Keep your lamps burning!
I confess that I can be a perfectionist, which results in striving and anxiety.
God loves me, and any change in me is the result of His Spirit working in me.
I found this prayer today: simple and true!
I hope it helps you too.
If you don’t know Jesus as your Lord and Saviour, please see this post.
Lord, I renounce the lie that my self worth is dependent upon my ability to perform.
I announce the truth that my identity and sense of worth is found in who I am as Your child.
I renounce seeking the approval and acceptance of other people, and I choose to believe that I am already approved and accepted in Christ because of His death and resurrection for me.
I choose to believe the truth that I have been saved, not by deeds or works done in righteousness, but according to your mercy.
I choose to believe that I am no longer under the curse of the law because Christ became a curse for me.
I receive the free gift of life in Christ and choose to abide in Him.
I renounce striving for perfection by living under the law.
By Your grace, Heavenly Father, I choose from this day forward…
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