A Flood Of Refreshment

The law of the Lord is perfect, refreshing the soul. The statutes of the Lord are trustworthy, making wise the simple. Psalm 19:7 (NIV)  Exodus 2:23-25 (NIV) matches 4 expressions of suffering by the people, with God’s compassionate responses. The people are recorded having… “Groaned”, “cried out”, “cry for help”, “groaning” to which the ScripturesContinue reading “A Flood Of Refreshment”

“Let’s part company.” – WHAT!?!

Genesis 13 brings us to the middle of fine living! Abram and his nephew Lot had been richly blessed and seemed to want for nothing! Yet Genesis 13:6 (NIV) states, But the land could not support them while they stayed together, for their possessions were so great that they were not able to stay together. Continue reading ““Let’s part company.” – WHAT!?!”

A.R.K. –  A. R.eal K.eeper

They say April showers bring May flowers but that’s not all April showers bring! April showers bring much mud before they bring any flowers! (With six adventurous children I’m keenly aware of the amount of mud too!) Recently I caught a glimpse of something, or shall I say someones (plural), walking through my kitchen withContinue reading “A.R.K. –  A. R.eal K.eeper”

A Candle Of Contrast

…Can anything good come from there?”… “Come and see,”… John 1:46 (NIV)  How often do preconceived notions keep us from life’s greatest adventures? I guess, if we think about it we can’t really know the answer to that question. John 1 holds a beautiful example of living the adventure, that could have been completely missedContinue reading “A Candle Of Contrast”

Extraordinary Found In The Ordinary

There the angel of the LORD appeared to him in flames of fire from within a bush…. Exodus 3:2 (NIV)  An angel of the Lord appearing in flames of fire is enough to make anyone choke on their morning coffee! Quite the extraordinary start to one’s day without a doubt! However notice where the angelContinue reading “Extraordinary Found In The Ordinary”

God’s extraordinary love is for YOU!

Our ability to share the extraordinary love of Christ with others hinges on how much we have actually accepted it for ourselves. Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. 1 John 4:11 (NIV) We can’t give what we don’t have, no matter how much we would like to!Continue reading “God’s extraordinary love is for YOU!”