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Tag Archives: God with us
The Monument that was always there: A Parable about God being with us.
I find that God speaks to and guides me through things that happen in everyday life. In this short video I tell the story of how God reminded me that he is with us always through a Monument that was … Continue reading
Are You Tired?
“Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do … Continue reading
So You’re Still Around?
I was at a meeting of Ministers in Colchester organized by New Wine and one of them greeted me with these words. ‘So you’re still around?’ They had made a very reasonable assumption that I had moved away because of … Continue reading
He’s behind you!
We had enjoyed a great lunch with a lovely view and as we finished our fish and chips I began to wonder where we would put all of the wrappers. We had already walked along the path in both directions … Continue reading
When the Elf on Shelf met Jesus
Can you spot the character who seems out of place in this nativity scene? This year we have had an elf on the shelf stay with us. Each day when our children wake up the Elf can be found in unusual … Continue reading
Posted in christmas, Christmas story, Faith, Following Jesus, God is with us, Life experiences Tagged acceptance, best christmas present, called to follow Jesus, christmas, elf on the shelf, first Christmas, friend of sinners, God is at work in our everyday lives, God so loved the world, God with us, Immanuel, Jesus friend of sinners, nativity, nativity story, ordinary life, real nativity, the perfect christmas present 1 Comment
What are you doing here?
I was in town late one evening and I met someone who I know who was on her way to a night out. She walked towards me with a shocked look on her face and said ‘what are you doing … Continue reading
Posted in Faith, God is with us, Life experiences, Life in all it's fullness, Listening to God Tagged God is at work in our everyday lives, God is at work on Monday morning as much as he was on Sunday morning, God is ever present, God is everywhere, God is for life not just for Sundays, God is with us, God of surprises, God with us, I am with you always, sacred secular divide 1 Comment
An Unexpected Visitor
Several weeks ago we discovered that we had a mouse in the house and so we bought some mouse poison which the mouse ate and so we assumed that was the end of him. In the intervening weeks various people … Continue reading
The Lord is Close to the Brokenhearted
Several times in these past few days I have been reminded of how painful that life can be as I have heard about and seen the struggles faced by others. As I was praying about this I was reminded of … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, Faith, God is with us, God loves us, Life experiences, Listening to God, Relationship with God Tagged brokenhearted, brokenness, God is with us, God with us, I am with you always, jesus suffers with us, psalm 34, psalm 34 18, The Lord is close to the brokenhearted, why does God allow suffering? 4 Comments
Are we Living like Easter Saturday Believers in an Easter Sunday World?
Cleopas and his friend trudged along the road towards Emmaus trying to process what had happened. They had been so sure that Jesus was the Messiah but now he was dead. If Jesus was the Messiah, he appeared to be a … Continue reading
Posted in acceptance, Easter week explained, Faith, God is with us, Holy week, Holy week explained, Jesus Tagged Caravaggio, cleopas, Easter, Easter Saturday, Easter sunday, easter week explained, God is with us, God wants to talk with us, God with us, holy week explained, I am with you always, Luke 24, road to Emmaus, Supper at Emmaus 1 Comment