Don’t be overwhelmed. Stay the course. Be encouraged. Be tenacious. Do not quit. Take heart. Persevere. Have faith. Press on. Trust. God. How about it?
We’re only arrows, unable to do anything in our own strength. I don’t know much about arrows but I think if you fire one badly it kind of wobbles as it flies through the air, and loses momentum. But if it is shot straight, with power and a good aim, it flies fast. Sometimes it is […]
“God, my Source of Strength A season is turning in my life Calling me to make ready; Walk with me, I pray. This unmapped course lies divided ahead Urging careful determination; Walk with me, I pray. The gate has swung open And everything’s loose Bidding that someone or something be left behind; Walk with me, […]
Or here’s a great sung two-minute moment, that captures just this……
“In the spiritual life God chooses to try our patience first of all by His slowness. He is slow; we are swift and precipitate. It is because we are but for a time, and He has been for eternity……There is something greatly overawing in the extreme slowness of God. Let it overshadow our souls, but […]
“God, decrease me. De-crease me. Straighten me out, without wrinkle, without blemish. Present me blameless, not because I am, but because you are.”
yep, plain old trust! Its the heartbeat of it all. So here’s some of the core of what I’m seeking to unpack today. Here’s the audio of this raw, heart-felt preach. For when you and I trust in God, there is no reason to fear. I love the way Henri Nouwen speaks of it, “Through the […]
As I’m thinking through the beauty of trust and the reality of our untrust in this life. Some classic old words that inspire my faith and trust in Jesus. Part of the many off-cuts for preaching this weekend! “Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus Just to trust Him at His word Just to rest […]