This Week In The Word

Key Thoughts and Key Scriptures to Energize Your Life

Tears in a Bottle

June 30, 2019

Psalm 126:5 and Psalm 56:8 I was reading an article the other day in which the writer gave a list of parental phrases  and then asked how many of them you recognized from the mouths…

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The Peace only He can give!

June 16, 2019

Mark 4:35-41 There are times in life when we find ourselves up against things we would far rather not face; and when that happens we may struggle to understand God’s purposes. God has really spoken…

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Important Nobodies

June 2, 2019

There’s a particular story in Exodus 17 that illustrates something I am reminded of every day: we cannot do what we do for the Lord alone. We need others. Let me set the scene. Israel had crossed the Red Sea and was passing…

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Praying Friends

May 19, 2019

I was born in a very small, remote mining town in the middle of the African wilderness. Recently I tried looking for my childhood home on an internet map and even I struggled to find it! When I was growing up our house had…

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From Legalism to Life

May 5, 2019

The New Testament tells us of a man named Saul. He was a deeply religious man who tried to obey all of God’s commands as well as the traditions of the religious leaders; but he was so focused on religious purity that he had somehow lost sight of God. The followers of Jesus at that time…

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The Guilty go Free!

April 21, 2019

At Passover God’s judgement passed over every door that was covered by the blood of the sacrificial lamb. The Apostle Paul told us in 1 Corinthians 5:7 that Christ our Passover lamb has been sacrificed and in a similar way, every individual who has prayed for the blood of Jesus to cover them…

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Wounds of a Friend

April 7, 2019

Zechariah 13:6 and John 13:1-5 After what has turned out to be a very difficult week, I am left thinking about how the deepest wounds so often come by the hand of a friend. There…

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He Knows the Way That I Take

March 24, 2019

Job 23:8-12 My husband and I enjoyed many safaris together while we lived in Africa. We had a four-wheel drive vehicle; we had all the necessary gear for such excursions (tents and coolers and cook…

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Hearing from God

March 10, 2019

Mark 7:31-37 Have you ever struggled to hear the Lord (or, feel close to God)?  Ever struggled to really know what it is that He’s saying to you? Perhaps the first question we should really…

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The Power of an East Wind

February 24, 2019

Exodus 15:2 There is an old saying in various parts of the world that “An east wind blows no good.” An “east wind” has become something almost synonymous with hardships, storms and trouble of the…

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