In His Hands

In His Hands

My seven year old daughter lost her beloved pet hamster last week.  I’d been bracing myself for the moment – I could tell it had been unwell – and I knew her sensitive heart would experience it’s first pang of grief.  Sure enough, upon grim...
The Woman Who Got What She Wanted

The Woman Who Got What She Wanted

When I was a young Christian, I didn’t know how to ask God for what I wanted the most. I heard so many prayers offered up in our church assembly, but I had no idea how to approach that ‘throne of grace’ they spoke about. As I grew more and more in the faith, my...
Bloom

Bloom

The ground was cursed (Gen 3:17) and we see the effects of sin in and around us. We groan because we too are waiting – not just for the end of this lockdown, but for the completion of the redemption that was won at the cross. Benson’s commentary notes that with the...
His Consolations Cheer my Soul

His Consolations Cheer my Soul

“When the cares of my heart are many, your consolations cheer my soul.” Psalm 94:19 This tender verse from the Psalms is one of my very favourites. Who among us doesn’t carry a multitude of cares? Not one of us is immune to feeling the crushing weight of human cares....
The Woman Who Was Greatly Missed

The Woman Who Was Greatly Missed

What legacy do you wish to leave behind when the time comes? When we read or hear of someone famous who  died, there’s always a host of information shared concerning where they came from, schools they attended, and  their accomplishments.  In Acts...