“We just want what’s best for you.” Those were the words spoken to me some years ago. On the surface, they sound caring and loving. But as I dwelt on them days later, I realised that under the surface of … Continue reading Selfless Love
For the Lord is good; his steadfast love endures forever and his faithfulness to all generations – Psalm 100:5 God is good. Once you encounter Jesus and encounter his love and mercy, it becomes crystal clear that God is good. … Continue reading Minute Devotions: God is good.
Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need – Hebrews 4:16 I once spoke to a lady who told me that she … Continue reading Minute Devotions: Go Boldly to the Throne
The Lord within her is righteous; he does no injustice; every morning he shows forth his justice; each dawn he does not fail; but the unjust knows no shame. – Zephaniah 3:5 God cannot be in the midst of evil. He is pure love … Continue reading Minute Devotions: He is justice and mercy
Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” Psalm 91 I love the imagery of God … Continue reading Minute Devotions: He is my refuge
Many are the woes of the wicked, but the Lord’s unfailing love surrounds the one who trusts in him. – Psalm 32:10 Life is never going to be without trouble. Where there is people, there will be issues and dramas. … Continue reading Minute Devotions: God’s all consuming love
The other day I woke up with a song in my head. I don’t often wake up with songs playing in my mind, but the song Weep With Me by Rend Collective was playing on repeat. It’s a beautiful song, one … Continue reading He weeps with us.
I was sitting this morning reading Psalm 91. It’s a beautiful psalm and one I’ve read many times. Many of us know a few verses out of it, such as verse one: Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. There are many stand-out verses in this psalm, verses that we recite in moments of struggle. But as I sat and read it this morning, verse four really jumped out and captured my attention: He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your … Continue reading Dwelling in the shelter of the Most High
I the Lord do not change. So you, the descendants of Jacob, are not destroyed – Malachi 3:6 If you have been alive for a few years, you likely would have experienced some disappointment. At times people hurt us. Other times, we find … Continue reading Minute Devotions: The Lord does not change
When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. In God, whose word I praise – in God I trust and am not afraid. What can mere mortals do to me? Psalm 56:3-4 It is easy to be overwhelmed … Continue reading Minute Devotions: Fearless