Hearing the still small voice 3

2015-03.3 Proverbs 16:18 Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Be humble and God will speak to you We are all prone to overreach ourselves and take a tumble – but there are ways to prevent this Proverbs 16:18 The MessageFirst pride, then the crash – the bigger the ego, the harder the fall. I GREW UP in…

Living in Two Realms 5

2014-11.5 Ephesians 1:18-20 Friday, March 21, 2014 Power up! How do you see yourself – as someone with a little old garden fork, or one of these? WE READ about Christianity in the New Testament era, but how familiar is it? How close to, or far from, our individual and church experience? The broad answer…

Living in Two Realms 3

2014-11.3 Ephesians 4:26 Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Asking “Why?”    Eph. 4:26 “In your anger do not sin”: Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry,  27 and do not give the devil a foothold.  AS WE have looked at the life events of Job, Elisha, Daniel, Peter and thought about…

Community built through spiritual gifts 4

2014-06.4    Ephesians 4:11-13 Thursday, February 6, 2014 Coaches who bring out the best   Reading manager Brian McDermott with his team at the Hogwood Park training ground, not far from our former home   THE GIFTS of the Holy Spirit are experienced by us in three ways, as we saw yesterday: personal, situational and…

Strong Church, Close Community 6

2014-05.6 Matthew 10:5-7; Matt. 15:21-28 Saturday, February 1, 2014 Theme and variations   Revelation connecting with reality: The woman at the well, John 4 WE SAW yesterday from John 5:19-20 a very key principle for us: gain a prayerful perspective of what the Father is doing – what is the bigger picture here, signs perhaps…

Vision, Mission and Values 2

2013-38.2   Proverbs 29:18 Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint… 2 Samuel 12:7-10 and 13 Tuesday, September 17, 2013 Why we have freewill – and need a vision as a benchmark ONE OF the most powerful truths to come out to the Creation story is that God has made each one…

Walking the walk, growing in certainty

1 John 5:13-15 Thursday, July 18, 2013 Three certainties on a rising scale of faith (14-15) …if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. And if we know that He hears us – whatever we ask – we know that we have what we asked of Him.   Yesterday we looked at three certainties…