From the moment we are born, we are nurtured and shaped into an overly competitive and selfcentred, “survival of the fittest” mentality – if not by our immediate families, then the societies we grow up in. We are told that weakness is not an option and second place is not good enough. We develop personal agendas to be “the leader” and “the best” in every … Continue reading Calling envy out
Going to university and gaining an academic award, being labelled a “highflyer” by society’s standards, moving through life at the same pace as your peers or even moving ahead of them – doesn’t mean you’re on track. Are you on track? It’s a difficult question to answer yes or no. For most of us this question will not fill us with many thoughts of comfort. Perhaps … Continue reading Get on track
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 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?
2 Timothy 1:9 [God] Who has saved us, and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace, which was given to us in Christ Jesus before the world began I imagine that Louis Vuitton could have survived, if his handbags and belts were taken away from him. Even if his LV trademark was taken … Continue reading Indispensable child of God
Good morning, its Saturday – (if you didn’t already know) Here’s a new bringing into view of His Son … Not just and only as Jesus of Nazareth, but as the Son of Man, Son of God; God revealed and manifested in man, out from eternity with all the fullness of Divine essence, that His people might see. – T. Austin Sparks, The School Of … Continue reading Early Bird Tweet 14.12.13
Did you know that it says in the bible that man should seek peace and work for it? 1 Peter 3:11 Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it. (KJV) He must stop doing evil and do good. He must look for peace and work for it. (NCV) As children of light, peace is one of our inheritances in the spiritual … Continue reading Peace Series 1