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

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

Undeserved Love

My Lord and Saviour, you gave your life for me, and I am so grateful, so thankful for your wonderful, unending love! You are so perfect…..so holy….. and worthy of all worship! You deserve my undivided attention, yet I get so distracted, and other things become my focus. My heart fills with sorrow for I … Continue reading Undeserved Love

From Gethsemane to Golgotha

Good Friday is, traditionally, the day we reflect on Jesus’ suffering and death. Today is actually Passover, and Jesus is the Passover Lamb, sacrificed for the sins of the world, for your sins and my sins.

May this reblogged post help you as you reflect on what Jesus suffered for us.

The Narrow Way

Thoughts and meditations on the suffering of Jesus.

Many people have been scourged and crucified, tortured and killed.

What made Jesus’ suffering so terrible and so unique?

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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

The most hated truth

The thought of people suffering for eternity, in hell, is abhorrent to me. I can't imagine it. Yet it's real. The bible is full of God's warnings about the punishment of sin. He IS a loving God, but he is also completely holy and pure, and he cannot abide sin. Hell is necessary, because of … Continue reading The most hated truth