Month: December 2015

31
Dec

Count your blessings

Psalm‬ ‭103:1-2 – “Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits.”‬ We’ve entered the very last day of 2015, and within twenty four hours we’ll be ushering in the new year. The past year might […]

30
Dec

Know your value

Luke 12:6-7 – “Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? And not one of them is forgotten before God. Why, even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not; you are of more value than many sparrows.” Ask anyone how valuable they are, and their first thought would be to calculate the […]

29
Dec

A time for everything

Ecclesiastes‬ ‭3:1‬ – “For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven.” As 2015 draws to a close, we can’t help but look back at the year we’ve been through. For the most part, we’re grateful for God’s goodness and grace that led us through the year. We have all […]

28
Dec

What do you thirst for?

Isaiah‬ ‭41:17-18‬ – “When the poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue is parched with thirst, I the Lord will answer them; I the God of Israel will not forsake them. I will open rivers on the bare heights, and fountains in the midst of the valleys. I will make the […]

27
Dec

Maturity in Christ

Ephesians 4:13-16 – “until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ,  so that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro by the waves and carried about by […]

26
Dec

Did you spend time with Jesus this season?

Psalms 19:14 – “Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight,O LORD, my rock and my redeemer.” Another Christmas passed us by. Can we spend a moment to ponder  where we spent most of our time? On what could we mark the emphasis of this season […]

25
Dec

O come let us adore our Immanuel

Isaiah 7:14 – “Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.” A pastor wondered if the church decorations were too much. Were the big wreaths too big? Would it hinder the worshiper’s view of the service? Then he was […]

24
Dec

“You are mine” – God

Isaiah 43:1—”But now thus saith the Lord that created thee, O Jacob, and he that formed thee, O Israel, Fear not: for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name; thou art mine.” Many times we hear the words of love songs echo “you are my love”, ” you are my sweet one”, […]

22
Dec

Taste the Truth, taste freedom

John 8:32-36 – “The Truth Will Set You Free So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed him, ‘If you abide in my Word, you are truly my disciples,  and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.’    They answered him, ‘We are offspring of Abraham and have never been […]

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