What a difference there is between fear – “I shall now perish one day by the hand of Saul” – and faith – “The Lord will deliver me from the hand of the Philistine” (1 Samuel 27:1; 1 Samuel 17:37). Sometimes, fear, sometimes faith – this was the story of David’s life. It’s the story […]Read More What a difference there is between fear and faith.
We read, Lord, about “windows in heaven” – and we read about “a day of good news” (2 Kings 7:2,9). What a wonderful day of good news it was when You opened the windows of heaven and sent Your Son, Jesus, to this earth (Luke 2:10-11). Help us, Lord. to give ourselves, whole-heartedly, to You […]Read More Good News From Heaven
Lord, help us to have faith in You – faith that is humble, and faith that is confident. Lord, give us a humble faith. Give us the humility that comes from knowing that You are God – and we’re not God! Lord, give us the confidence which is confidence in You – and not self-confidence!Read More Lord, help us to have faith in You …
Luke 18:1-43 Here, we learn some important lessons about faith. (a) Our faith is precious. We must not lose it! The question is asked, ‘When the Son of man comes, will He find faith on earth?’(8). ‘Don’t lose heart’(1). (b) We are to have a humble faith (14). Pray, ‘God, be merciful to me a […]Read More Some important lessons about faith
“Out of this world!” – Sometimes, we use this phrase to describe something we like a lot. We exaggerate. We make something out to be better than it really is. When we speak about Jesus, our Saviour, we really mean it – He’s out of this world: “Who came down from heaven to earth? Jesus […]Read More Out Of This World!
In the Christian life, we will get nowhere if we start with ourselves. We cannot even begin the journey of faith if we do not begin by looking away from ourselves to Jesus Christ, our Saviour. Before our journey even begins, there is Jesus’ journey towards us. He “came “to seek and to save the […]Read More We did not find Jesus. He found us.
God sees us as we are – and He loves us. This is the great message that comes to us from the hymn, “Just as I am.” Jesus Christ, the Lamb of God, didn’t wait for us to come to Him before He came to us. He didn’t wait for us to live for Him […]Read More Travelling With Humility And Courage