My dearly loved brothers and sisters, don’t be misled. James 1:16 Don't be mistaken, don't err, don't be fooled. don't be seduced. Direct instructions but about what? Context is everything. The context here is James talking about God, about relationship and trust; about believing God is good. I quoted Oswald Chambers in a blog a few years … Continue reading Stay on Course
What comes to your mind when you see the word repent? I used to spend an hour on Sunday afternoons at the main bus station in my hometown with a group of evangelists preaching the Gospel. We used to do open-air evangelism on Saturdays in the shopping centre armed with a sketchboard or mimes, equipped with tracts … Continue reading Metanoia
It is better to dwell outside on the corner of your roof than to live inside your house with a badgering wife. Proverbs 25:24 We had an incredible amount of rain yesterday, welcome to Raincouver and that brought a new poignancy to this proverb. Roads were flooded, cars were swamped, people were drenched, and dogs were unwalked (by his choice … Continue reading Badger, Badger
Well, what a day! This isn't a political post but I'd like to comment on something I heard as I watched the results come in. The commentators were discussing how Hillary lost. They talked about the way both candidates were seen. They talked about the perceptions people gained from listening to talk about the candidates and … Continue reading Eyes On Me
I had a dream last night. To put it in context I went to a conference a few weeks ago about walking with God and moving in prophetic giftings. One of the ways to hear from God is in dreams so I have asked God to speak and tried to listen and be more aware. … Continue reading No Man is an Island.
I have some issues with unexplained laws and rules. I 'm sure like me you've driven along a road with a 30m speed limit, a beautiful wide road with no other traffic and wondered why they made such a low limit. Or you see a lush stretch of grass with a 'keep off the grass' sign. … Continue reading Be Cracked and Leaky
I hope you all had a happy and blessed Easter filled with the joy and power of His resurrection. I wanted to post yesterday the Hallelujah Chorus but the day was incredibly busy so there's a link hidden in the words for your enjoyment and to give Him glory. I have that playing in the … Continue reading Holes in the Darkness
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree. Just like his father. Her mother was just the same. They're all like that in their family. We have an expectation that people will be like their parents in character as well as looks, after all we are products of our environment. You hear tales of twins separated … Continue reading Like Father Like Son