Archive for July, 2016

One body and belonging

July 29th, 2016

I am reading Romans 12 for my devotions at the moment. It is a titled “A living sacrifice for God” in the NLT. Verse 5 says, “So it is with Christ’s body. We are many parts of one body, and we all belong to each other.” As I read today two thoughts spoke to me […]

Pray and Act

July 28th, 2016

I received a pamphlet in my letterbox today from Vision Media. It talked about praying and acting and God being on the move. It had some good practical advice that we can all do as Christians. Pray for our: Family Friends Neighbours Church Government Christian Ministers Act and show God’s love in practical ways: Give […]

Wrestling with Scripture

July 27th, 2016

I am someone who likes to wrestle with Scripture. Not wrestling in the traditional sense where two opponents face off to throw the other one down and pin them to the mat. I wrestle with Scripture to try and understand it. Often I stand looking at a Bible passage and I prayefully ask God for […]

A Temple for God

July 26th, 2016

I was reading Ephesians 2 this morning and verses 19-22 jumped out at me. It says… 19 So now you Gentiles are no longer strangers and foreigners. You are citizens along with all of God’s holy people. You are members of God’s family. 20 Together, we are his house, built on the foundation of the apostles and […]

God knows everything we do

July 25th, 2016

A little verse tucked away in Psalm 139 gives me comfort. Verse 3 says, “You see me when I travel and when I rest at home. You know everything I do.” Some would find this disconcerting and see it from the perspective that God sees all the bad things we do. However, it gives me comfort. […]