Ruth 2:12

May the LORD reward you for what you have done, and may you receive a full reward from the LORD God of Israel, under whose wings you have come for refuge Ruth chose to come into the faith of Israel, she chose to believe in God and trust him to be her refuge. Reading this,…

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Sleep Discipline

One of the verses that has wedged itself in my mind fairly deeply across my entire walk with God has been the one from Hebrews: No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it. – Hebrews 12:11…

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Established in Prayer

When I was a new Christian in my early teens, one of the main arenas of discipleship and spiritual growth for me was the act of worship. I learnt how to play the guitar so that I could play worship songs. I had singing lessons so I could lead worship in church. In my own…

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Trusting God for daily bread

There is part of the Lord’s Prayer that asks God the father for daily bread. It is reminiscent of the Old Testament story of God providing mana from heaven to feed his people in the wilderness. This week I read Exodus and one of the things that stood out to me and challenged me was…

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Becoming a Dad!

Okay, I’ve not been blogging in a while. But this time there is a reason. In October this year I became a Dad! It’s difficult to blog about or put into words what this means for me or how much it has changed me/is still changing me. Hopefully, it will come across in my writing.…

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Creation and Help

IN THE BEGINNING, GOD CREATED THE HEAVENS AND THE EARTH – Genesis 1:1 I LIFT UP MY EYES TO THE HILLS. FROM WHERE DOES MY HELP COME FROM? MY HELP COMES FROM THE LORD, WHO MADE HEAVEN AND EARTH. – Psalm 121:1-2 As Christians we can find immense hope and comfort in knowing that the…

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Creation: Word and Spirit

IN THE BEGINNING, GOD CREATED THE HEAVENS AND THE EARTH – Genesis 1:1 BY THE WORD OF THE LORD THE HEAVENS WERE MADE, AND BY THE BREATH OF HIS MOUTH ALL THEIR HOST – Psalm 33:6 God’s word is powerful, by it we hear the gospel. By it we receive faith and are able to…

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