My Gift

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

Surviving the Times

Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world. And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called … Continue reading Surviving the Times

Times of Testing

Bushfires Australia, Nov/Dec 2019 But watch yourselves lest your hearts be weighed down with dissipation and drunkenness and cares of this life, and that day come upon you suddenly like a trap.For it will come upon all who dwell on the face of the whole earth.But stay awake at all times, praying that you may … Continue reading Times of Testing

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

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