Tag: obedience

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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Understanding Spiritual Authority

In my thinking recently, I’ve been encouraged to reflect on leaders that I have known or seen in the past, who evidenced Spiritual Authority. (This is part of the Leadership mandate – Hebrews 13:7-8). What did these leaders have in common: 1) Intimacy with Jesus. Probably first and foremost, what attracted me to each of…

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At a crossroads

Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls. – Jeremiah 6:16 Whether we are in a mid-life crises, or choosing what to buy in our weekly food shop. I think many Christians would benefit…

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Faith mixed with Revelation

Genesis 6:22 says that Noah did everything just as the Lord commanded him. It’s easy to do some of what God tells us. It’s easy to do everything God tells us, but in a slightly different way. (For example he could have made a slightly bigger boat etc). But the challenge is to do everything,…

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Relinquishing Omniscience

Warning – this is an uncomfortable post. I have journaled very consistently for the last 8 years. I have two journals on the go at any one point. One to record my prayers and the other to record all my notes (from books, talks or 1-on-1s with people, even my sets and reps from weightlifting).…

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