Lord, we thank You that You are in control of the things that are happening to us. We do not always understand what’s going on – but You do! AdvertisementsRead More Lord, we thank You that You are in control of the things that are happening to us.
True and lasting joy comes from You, Lord. This joy doesn’t depend on good things happening to us. Even when bad things are happening to us, this joy, Your joy, is still there – because You are still there. You’re with us – and You’re for us. The world cannot give this joy to us. Joy is […]Read More True and lasting joy comes from You, Lord.
It was You, Lord, who “established David king over Israel” (1 Chronicles 14:2). Help us to be like David. He “inquired of You” (1 Chronicles 14:10,14). He “did as You commanded him” (1 Chronicles 14:16). He gave all the glory to You (1 Chronicles 14:11,17). Help us, Lord, to seek Your will, to do Your […]Read More Help us, Lord, to seek Your will, to do Your will, and to give all the glory to You.
“Don’t free this man! Free Barabbas!” (John 18:40). The Gospel is here – suffering for Jesus, salvation for us. Put yourself in the place of Barabbas, and rejoice in this: Jesus took your place. Jesus died for you.Read More Suffering For Jesus, Salvation For Us
‘I will sing of Your love… I will walk with integrity of heart…’(Psalm 101:1-2). Lord, we read these words, from many centuries ago, and, too quickly, we say, ‘Things are very different now.’ Are they really so different? Are worshipping You and walking with You out-of-date now? Are they to be forgotten? So many people […]Read More Help us, Lord, never to forget to praise You.
Lord, we can, so often, get preoccupied with the things that matter most to us – and we forget about the things that matter most to You. We start to get comfortable, sorting things out to suit ourselves – and then You come to us with a very challenging question, “What matters most to you?” Help […]Read More Lord, we can, so often, get preoccupied with the things that matter most to us …
Help us, Lord, to think about the way we’re living. Is it a self-centred life? – “There is away which seems right to a man, but its end is the way of death” (Proverbs 16:25). Is it a God-centred life? – “He who gives heed to the Word will prosper, and happy is he who trusts […]Read More Help us, Lord, to think about the way we’re living.