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...
When The Faithful Doubt

When The Faithful Doubt

There is a wearisome weight that I am ashamed to say I have never fully laid aside without returning to it; a sin that clings so closely, I don’t seem to ever totally shake it off; a lingering fear lurking just beyond the present joy, or overwhelming me with thoughts...
Fear Not

Fear Not

It has been over a year now since the coronavirus pandemic overwhelmed the globe and our lives seemed to change irrevocably- a year since fear sidled up beside us, whispering barely veiled threats and needling questions into our ears. What if you get sick? What if you...