I took them some tomato relish, they gave me 2 baskets of apples. I took them apple cake and muffins, they gave me a massive jar of Olives. “These people are like God!” I said,”I just won’t be able to outgive them!!” Surely our God is generous to the extreme! He Lavished he love on […]
Why did they shout BEFORE the walls fell down? Why did Gideon’s men shout BEFORE they charged into the Midianite camp? Why did the Israelites shout with victory when David had killed Goliath but a whole army still stood before them! We can use our shouting to tear people down or to praise God and […]
Before they could enter the promised land, God had one more thing to do for the Israelites – stamp them with his identity and roll away the shame! Do you have shadows of shame lurking in your soul? The need is still the same, but the method has changed. Jesus holds the antidote to shame!
Finally the Israelites are poised on the cusp of the promised land. Joshua calls them get ready! To get set for what is new, and different and unknown! And to follow the presence of God into miracles! The call to us is just the same! Ready, Get set… Follow!
The 2 1/2 tribes of Israelites had already entered their place of rest, BUT here they are called on to lead the other 9 1/2 tribes into their place of rest! God calls us into Spiritual Rest! Here are 4 keys to enter that rest…so we can then lead others to rest in (and peace […]
Being courageous isn’t just about “manning up” or trying harder. If the core of our courage is merely human strength and wisdom, it’s pretty weak. God shows Joshua what to base his courage on – and we can build ours on the same strong core!
Ever feel stuck? Left waiting? Things don’t always go how we’d like. We want it now! And we can get frustrated by delays and anxious when we don’t know what is happening! But we have a Father God who is mighty, who knows! His timing is just right! How are we supposed to wait? (Psalm […]
As we begin 2019, we have much to look forward to – the possibility of a new premises! Even more important is the continued development of the church as we nail the passions and desires of our sinful nature to Jesus’ cross and crucify them there and then learn to live by the Spirit, following […]