Archive for November, 2009

Bring your problem to Jesus

November 27th, 2009

Recently I have been reading and re-reading the New Testament book of Matthew. As I have been working my way through it I have come across a few interesting things. One that I want to share today comes from Matthew chapters 8 & 9. One thing that really stood out to me was that when […]

Being one

November 24th, 2009

I was reading John 17 again this morning. It touches on unity or being one and why this is so important. Have a read of verses 20-23 from John 17. It is a prayer of Jesus about the disciples and the future followers. 20 “I am praying not only for these disciples but also for […]

Never stop praying

November 23rd, 2009

The Bible says in 1 Thessalonians 5:17 to “never stop praying” in the NLT or to “pray continually” as the NIV puts it. Both of these translations give us a clear thought of being in constant conversation with God. For me this works out in a couple of ways. 1. Set times – Each day I […]

Finding and settling in to a church

November 21st, 2009

Over the years we have had to find and settle in to a new church as we have moved homes. Here is a few tips to help you find and settle in to a new church as soon as you can. 1. Pray first – If we have had several churches we could attend in […]

Jesus touched people

November 19th, 2009

One of the things I have been reflecting on lately is that Jesus often touched people. It didn’t matter if they had Leprosy or other diseases he still touched them with compassion. This is particularly interesting because in Jesus’ times if you touched someone who had leprosy you instantly made yourself ritually unclean. You then […]