What we lose in the struggle

What we lose in the struggle
Sometimes we lose things in the struggle, when we struggle with people, situations or with God! Maybe you have lost a good relationship? Maybe in your stubbornness, or your selfishness, you did not take into account the needs of another person who meant a lot to you. As a result, you lost them. Maybe you ...

Wrestling with God

Which word/ phrase best describes your Christian walk? A walk in the park Easy Problem free Impossible A bit of a struggle Most people if they were honest would say 5 – a bit of a struggle! Lets be honest. The Christian walk is a struggle. It’s hard. It’s tough. In fact while we are ...

The boy who died, never went to heaven

The boy who died, never went to heaven
The co-author of Tyndale House Publishers’ The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven is recanting the story of his visit to heaven—and blaming Christian retailers for selling the book. In “An Open Letter to LifeWay and Other Sellers, Buyers and Marketers of Heaven Tourism, by the Boy Who Did Not Come Back From Heaven” published at pulpitandpen.org, Alex ...

THE TREE OF LIFE

THE TREE OF LIFE… Your desires, far from being evil, are intended to make you strong and healthy in all areas of life. The Bible calls the fulfilment of your desires a tree of life. Proverbs 13:12 says, Hope deferred makes the heart sick, But when the desire comes, it is a tree of life. ...

Kingdom imaginations

WITTY INVENTIONS… A man was walking down the road a long time ago before there was AC electricity. They had to have a transformer every few feet from the power source all the way to where the power was going. This man let his mind wander over the problem and within ten minutes, God downloaded ...

Letting God into your daydreams

ABOUNDING CREATIVITY… Dreaming with God unlocks deep reservoirs of creativity in each and every person, in different areas of gifting and talent. But in too many sectors of the Church, creativity is on lockdown because people fear their desires and dreams. Religion, cruel and boring, bottles up the creative impulse God has put inside of ...

Lord, should I eat tuna or peanut butter for lunch?

DESIRE… Sometimes we think that if we really desire something, it must not be of God. It’s as if we serve a barbaric God who wants to wipe out anything that springs from our own hearts. On the contrary, God is enamoured of your desires. He wants to see what makes you tick. Yes, He ...

David wanted a temple for God, before God wanted it?

DAVID‘S DREAM… One of the most extraordinary examples of co-labouring was King David’s idea for a temple. First Kings 8 recounts the building of the temple of Solomon, one of the most significant events in the Bible. At the temple’s dedication, Solomon said, Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, who spoke with His mouth ...

God’s will or my own?

I love this piece that someone sent me from Bill Johnson. It’s so good I thought it is a great way to get this blog going again. The extracts are from ch 10 of his book. I pray you are blessed as I was. Absolute surrender to the will of God is the only way ...

Are you ready to RISK for God?

Are you a risk taking Christian or one who never takes any risks? Psalm 56 v3-4 When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.4 In God, whose word I praise— in God I trust and am not afraid. What can mere mortals do to me? God showed me that when it comes to the things of ...
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