Divine Protection

Recently some of us went to a rally where not far away people gathered with evil intent.  If they were permitted, they would have acted violently, and we could only imagine how far that would go. But we were protected, in our case there were a sizable force of police...

Be a River not a Reservoir

There are so many ways that we experience God’s blessing over our lives.  I wonder, since waking up this morning, whether you’ve had time to remember and give thanks for any of these.  There is something very special about beginning the day with thankfulness, it just...

Steadfast love and faithfulness

The words of Proverbs 3:5 & 6 are well known by many believers. These were some of the first verses I memorised, and they have provided strength and comfort for many years. But what about the verses before these two, can anyone remember them? I’ve never taken time...

Who is holding you up

In Exodus 17 we are confronted with a special little story that reminds us of a very important principal. We read: Now Amalek came and fought with Israel in Rephidim. And Moses said to Joshua, “Choose us some men and go out, fight with Amalek. Tomorrow I will stand on...

Well done good servant

We recently caught up with some friends we’d not seen for years. Many memories were shared, and we had an opportunity to speak and encourage one another about faith and the days in which we are living. One of these friends then shared a short teaching video warning us...