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Category Archives: trust
Who you gonna call?
Is anyone else struggling? Let’s be honest, life has been turned upside down and inside out in recent times in ways that we never could have imagined. Like me you may well be feeling like you are stumbling along, trying … Continue reading
When God says Tune in Next Week
Thomas couldn’t believe what he was hearing, the other disciples were saying that Jesus was alive but how could that be? Thomas listened to them and then he famously replied: “I won’t believe it unless I see the nail wounds … Continue reading
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The Kingdom of God is like a tiny mustard seed planted in a field
It’s amazing that something as small and seemingly insignificant as an acorn can produce something as large and majestic as an oak tree. Jesus said that the Kingdom of God is like a mustard seed planted in a field. Although … Continue reading
Posted in change, Faith, God is powerful, Kingdom of God, perseverance, Power of God, trust Tagged change takes time, God wants us to grow, growing in faith, kingdom of God, kingdom of God is growing, kingdom of heaven, Matthew 13.31-32, parable of the growing seed, perseverance, trust, trust God, trust in God, trust in the lord, trusting in God, trusting Jesus Leave a comment
Could you climb a mountain?
When asked whether you could climb a mountain you might picture something like this. I have to be honest and say that as I look at this climber, I am filled with feelings of admiration, inspiration and terror all at … Continue reading
Posted in discipleship, Faith, Life experiences, Miracles, Relationship with God, trust Tagged answers to prayer, faith as small as a mustard seed, faith moves mountains, growing in faith, Lord I believe help me overcome my unbelief, miracle, mountains, overcoming the things that hold us back Leave a comment
Seeing Blockages as Opportunities and not Obstacles
As we walked along we came to a barrier under a bridge but there was also a diversion sign. As I paused it occurred to me that this was a perfect illustration of what I believe that God has been … Continue reading
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They hoped they could move the Stone but what they Found was so much Greater!
A few days after his death, Mary and her friends went to Jesus’ tomb to embalm his body. As they got closer they began to wonder how they would move the large stone that was blocking the entrance. We can only … Continue reading
Advent 9: Receiving a new Perspective from God
Joseph was fuming! He was pledged to be married to Mary and it now turned out she was pregnant! Joseph’s head spun as he tried to work out what might of happened but he couldn’t escape the feeling that he had … Continue reading
Advent 8: Mary served God Gratefully rather than through Gritted Teeth
A few days after she was told that she would give birth to the son of God, Mary went to visit her relative Elizabeth. The angel had said that Elizabeth was also miraculously pregnant and Mary jumped at the opportunity … Continue reading
Advent 7: Mary says YES
Mary agreed to be the mother of the son of God! It is surprising that she didn’t need to think about it for longer before saying yes, because becoming pregnant whilst unmarried was going to cause her some real problems … Continue reading
Posted in Advent, christmas, Christmas story, Faith, trust Tagged Advent, christmas, Christmas story, first Christmas, mary had everything to lose, mary the mother of Jesus, mary the role model, Mary's amazing faith and obedience, nativity, nativity story, obedience to God, trusting even when things go wrong, trusting in God 2 Comments