Freedom Costs

Out of my distress I called on the LORD; the LORD answered me and set me freePsalm 118:5 I feel so much pain inside me, and tears are in my eyes. It feels too much to bear. It's so difficult to face. It’s exhausting. Jesus is my strength, and I know he will enable me … Continue reading Freedom Costs

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Broken but Forgiven

Struggling to forgive myself I've been aware for a while now, that I find it difficult to forgive myself. I rehash old wrongdoings, then I repent of them again, but still feel bad about them. For the last couple of days I've been seriously seeking the Lord about this, and in the process, I've learnt … Continue reading Broken but Forgiven

If My Life Ends Today

I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die.John 11:25 Have you ever faced the possibility of dying? I have, having had cancer, twice. It really puts things into perspective. It forced me to prioritise, … Continue reading If My Life Ends Today

Dependant On You

My Lord and God, I’m tired and ill. I'm finding it so difficult to pray….. to focus on you. I long for you….. I need you….. but my mind wanders, I lose concentration, and your presence eludes me. I am sorry for my weakness, for failing to put you first, for allowing myself to be … Continue reading Dependant On You

What is happening?

Do you wonder what is happening in the world? Do you wonder where we're headed? Do you wonder what’s happening to the weather? Do you wonder at the increase of natural disasters? Do you see the increase of evil? Do you feel the darkness closing in? Time is very short, and one day soon, millions of … Continue reading What is happening?

Transparency Before God

Jesus died to set us free from the burden of sin! Often it can allude us that something we’re doing is actually sin, and we need to open ourselves to God and allow him to speak the truth into our hearts. This is especially difficult when it's something we enjoy, that appears innocent. Last week, … Continue reading Transparency Before God

In this rush and frenzy

Do you feel that Christmas has come around too quickly? Are you anxious about all the things to do? Do you feel the tension and anxiety in the air? Do you find it difficult to focus on what is really important? This year I certainly do. I wrote this poem, and have put it in … Continue reading In this rush and frenzy

Suffering and Refining

 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 day is at hand!

  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!