How do you imagine the lost sheep responding when the shepherd arrives to find it? Perhaps you see it there, hearing it’s master’s voice and running, or hobbling to get close. Maybe, you picture it docile as the shepherd speaks gently and picks it up into his arms. Both are possible depending on the sheep’s… Continue reading Irresistable grace – the lost sheep revisited
I love the story of Ruth and I particularly love this verse: The LORD repay you for what you have done, and a full reward be given you by the LORD, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to take refuge!”  The context is that Naomi and Ruth have come back… Continue reading “under whose wings you have taken refuge”
#TheDailyDose 1 Timothy 1:12-20
This week I’ve started working through the book of Habakkuk. It is a challenging book as in it God’s prophet intercedes and begs God to act only to discover that God is acting by bringing judgement and devastation. Yet, one thing really stood out to me as I read through the whole book in one… Continue reading What do we do in times of crisis? We find strength in the Lord’s identity
Today’s #DailyDose from Isaiah 43:1-13 points to God as the Lord and Saviour who created, redeemed and calls us. We discover doctrinal truth -that Christ is fully God and pastoral hope that no-one can snatch us from His hand.
The Holy Spirit is a deposit – but not like the one you put down for a house. It is not that God isn’t yet able to fully meet your needs
1 John 5:13ff
How does love conquer fear?
Who do you share a familial resemblance to? (1 John 3:4-10)