What makes you so different? But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light: 1 Peter 2:9 What makes you a Christian? According to the helpful results of a very quick Google search and I quote: “…in 2010 Christianity was … Continue reading What makes you so different?
It isn’t my relationship that redeemed me. Some of us have been to terrible, dark places in our lives – paths we blame ourselves for journeying; so that if any man or woman should choose to love us, deep within us we believe there lies our redemption. “She can be loved” His proposal tells the world “she can be loved”, and having her by his side makes him … Continue reading Relationship Status?
It could be through a dream, conviction of the heart, a revelation. When God speaks, something new is born – a vision, an assignment, a calling, an ambition. It changes the way we see all that is around us. Our priorities are often rearranged, we sing a new chorus in our hearts, and our minds are filled and fuelled by it. “God said” starts more … Continue reading Is anything too hard for the Lord?
One thing I think a lot of Christians struggle with is waiting… For some people working in faith, serving in faith, sowing in faith, even being persecuted and still having faith, is not as much of a challenge for them as waiting in faith. We become uncomfortable, we pray and we don’t hear anything, we fast, we seek counsel, and that feeling … Continue reading While I Wait
Good Morning On my way to work this morning, I took a moment to observe the sky, I allowed my eyes to take in every object before me, I enjoyed the peace within me, that quietness that comes with salvation, I acknowledged it. I admired the beauty of creation, surrounded by tall buildings and a construction site in my background, I was and am … Continue reading Good Morning
Rightly so, as children of God we desire to look like our heavenly Father. All too often I understand the frustration when we fall short. As one of three children, I remember how jealous I became when a family friend visited and said my sister resembled my Mum more than I did. She was clearly mistaken. The competition was never-ending between my Sister and … Continue reading Made in His Image
Picture this image. A raucous scene, a battlefield, contention on every side. Bodies throw against one another. Who but who will surrender? Who will stand? And there in the midst of it all, one stands, a solace surrounding him. In the chaos, the quiet abides with him. Soon they notice, the tranquil site on the battlefield. He holds a sword, but this will not stop them … Continue reading The Armour of God