1 Kings 20:1-43 Sometimes we say, ‘I can’t’, when we mean, ‘I won’t’! We are ‘busy here and there’- too busy for God, for doing His will, for obeying His Word. Is this a case of ‘I can’t’? No! It is ‘I won’t’. We choose. We decide how we will use our time. God looks […]Read More Our strength is not in ourselves. It is in the Lord.
Life is full of ups and downs. Sometimes, we’re up. Sometimes, we’re down. Sometimes, we’re up on the mountaintop. Sometimes, we’re down in the valley. We’re on an emotional rollercoaster! This is life as we know it. Is it life as God wants it to be? To ask the question is to give the answer! […]Read More Receiving New Strength From The Lord
Ps 51:10, Matt 15:8, 2 Tim 3:5, 1 Pet 4:11, 5:11 In all the service we offer to God, there is to be the offering of worship: ‘To Him be the glory and the power for ever and ever’ (1 Peter 4:11; 5:11). We will not learn to serve God unless we are learning to […]Read More Renewed By God’s Salvation, We Are Strengthened For His Service.
Isaiah 45:1-25 ‘I am the Lord… I will strengthen you’ (Isaiah 45:5). How does the Lord strengthen us? He strengthens us with salvation. He comes to us as our ‘God and Saviour.’ He calls us to come to Him and receive salvation: ‘Turn to Me and be saved…’ Through faith in Christ, we are ‘saved […]Read More The Lord Strengthens Us With His Salvation.
Luke 11:13, 24:49, Acts 1:1–14, Eph 5:18 Waiting On The Lord, We Renew Our Strength. Jesus tells His apostles, ‘the Holy Spirit’ will ‘come upon you’ (Acts 1:11, 8). He gives them His Word of promise: ‘I send the promise of my Father upon you’. He gives them His Word of command: ‘stay in the […]Read More Waiting On The Lord, We Renew Our Strength.
‘The Lord says to my Lord: ‘Sit at My right hand…’(Psalm 110:1). Lord, we read these words, and we think of our Lord Jesus Christ: When ‘He was taken up into heaven, He sat at the right hand of God’(Mark 16:19). When Jesus ascended to Your Father’s right hand, the Holy Spirit was sent down […]Read More We Come To You, Lord, In Our Weakness – And You Renew Our Strength.