Archive for January, 2017

Jehosaphat’s reaction to pending war

January 23rd, 2017

I was reading 2 Chronicles 20:3-9 this morning. This is where the people of God are facing attack from the surrounding nations. Three things stood out to me as I read. Jehosaphat begged the Lord for wisdom and guidance. Jehosaphat called the people to fast. This would focus the people’s attention of God and their reliance […]

Wait patiently on the Lord

January 17th, 2017

Psalm 27:14 says, “Wait patiently for the Lord. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the Lord”. Waiting patiently is not always a strong point for us as human beings. We want things now and we want to get moving. David who wrote this verse knew what it was to be patient. At 16 […]

God will go before you and handing over the reigns

January 8th, 2017

I was reading Deuteronomy 31 today as a part of my devotions. The first part of this chapter is where Moses hands over power to Joshua. As a part of this he tells him God will go with them. In verse 6 it says, “So be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid and do […]

We can trust God

January 7th, 2017

As believers in Christ we can trust God to do all He says He will do in the Bible. As it says in Numbers 23:19… “God is not a man, so he does not lie. He is not human, so he does not change his mind. Has he ever spoken and failed to act? Has […]

My most sermons ever in a year

January 4th, 2017

I was just looking over the sermons I preached in the last year. Usually as a lay preacher I would do 5-6 sermons in a year. In 2016 I preached 19! This is because I did a four month placement at a local church. Preaching as a lay preacher on a roster is a great […]