“I come to You today, O Lord To give up my rights To lay down my life To offer my future To give my devotion, my skills, my energies I shall not waste time Deploring my weaknesses Nor my unfittedness for the work I acknowledge your choice with my life To make Your Christ attractive […]
Song of Solomon 8 v 6-7 says it this way:- “For love is as strong as death . . . Its flames are flames of fire, a most vehement flame. Many waters cannot quench love, nor can the floods drown it.” If forward is how we wish to move, then love is the most powerful […]
life….. This is the gift of life together with God. Stunning!
yes, One-way love……according to Tullian Tchividjian It is one of the books in my recent reading bundle, and it’s a goodie. So perhaps you’re not going to read all of it, or even some of it. Here are some of the best bits. “The Bible is one long story of God meeting our rebellion with […]
“There’s a restlessness in the soul of man Nobody’s tamed it yet You never fail to keep any promises But somehow we forget That you’re always right on time You feed us all with a silver spoon And like your foolish kids We start worrying about what we’re gonna do When the hunger comes again […]
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 […]
it hurts and it rarely feels wonderful. That’s the myth. It really needs debunking…… So how about it. God’s plan isnt always pleasant, but it is enduringly good. Best captured here…. and neatly summarised by @bobgoff “While you’re figuring out what God’s plan is for your life, just go love everybody – That’s the plan.” God is good […]
Here are four gutsy bible encouragements, from the inimitable Paul Tripp. Absolute truth wedges, that I’m appreciating this afresh week. This past year you were accepted by grace, forgiven by grace, transformed by grace, delivered by grace and the work of grace is not done! This past year exposed how the weakness of sin still lives […]