Simple Faith

Lately I've felt challenged to not just examine my Faith, but to get back to basics. Often we find ourselves looking for a deeper understanding of Theology, analysing not just ours but others beliefs. This is of course not a wholly bad thing as we must and should grow in our understanding of the Father. … Continue reading Simple Faith

Fighting Depression @ livingbydesign.org 

Depression can be debilitating and challenging to say the least. But in His Grace and with His strength you and I can tackle it prayerfully. Take a look at my guest article courtesy of Sarah Koontz at Living By Design Ministries. Many thanks must be accorded for the encouragement, support and editing skills of this … Continue reading Fighting Depression @ livingbydesign.org 

Grace and the Velveteen Rabbit 

What can I say about Grace and the Velveteen Rabbit? To be honest I really can't say it any better than Margery Williams in 'The Velveteen Rabbit' itself. A book that has delighted children and adults alike for almost a century. (image courtesy positive vibes)         'Once you are real you can't be ugly, except … Continue reading Grace and the Velveteen Rabbit 

The First Christ’s Day Carol

What of the first Christ's Day Carol? The first Christmas song that echoed through the heart of the earth with the sound of heavenly chorus. Not that which is sung but rather that which is experienced. Not simply the Nativity,  but the heaving of God and all he has created in the birth pangs of his coming Son.

Watch “[Aramaic] Psalm 53 in Georgia (for pope Francis) – REMASTERED” on YouTube

This piece leaves me wonderfully chilled. A beautiful rendition done in a language to which Jesus would have been very familiar. This piece illustrates the power and unity of our love in Christ and our shared Faith regardless of language, liturgy or denominational expression of worship. I hope you enjoy this offering for Friday night … Continue reading Watch “[Aramaic] Psalm 53 in Georgia (for pope Francis) – REMASTERED” on YouTube

Thurspiration- Redeeming Grace Remastered

Grace is something that we tend to talk about a lot, and with good reason. Without it our salvation in Christ would cease to exist. It is the centre-pin of our breath, for without which we would simply be empty vessels doomed in our own Sin to be separated from the Father.  Tweet: 'A new … Continue reading Thurspiration- Redeeming Grace Remastered

#Monday Ministry- Rise Like the Sun!

By Andrew Jewell 31 “Lord, may all your enemies die like Sisera!  But may those who love you rise like the sun in all its power!” Then there was peace in the land for forty years. Judges 5:31 (NLT) It Can be Hard to Rise Scripture is full of references like the above. References to achieving victory,  … Continue reading #Monday Ministry- Rise Like the Sun!

#Monday Ministry – He Chose YOU!

 He Chose You Psalm 139:15 New Living Translation (NLT) 15 You watched me as I was being formed in utter seclusion,     as I was woven together in the dark of the womb. Often its easy to forget just how special we are to the Father. We can become blasé and figure that we are just another part of … Continue reading #Monday Ministry – He Chose YOU!

How to Overcome Spiritual Adversity & Get Back on Track!

Spiritual adversity is something that we all face daily. We may think that it only comes to the devout, to those managing a flock or the 'ultra-holy'- whatever that is..But in reality it is something that we all face more often than we would care to imagine. Following on from the last episode in this … Continue reading How to Overcome Spiritual Adversity & Get Back on Track!

#Monday Ministry – Learn to Rest in Him First

 'Learn to rest in Him first, then you are better prepared for the long walk of faith.' By Andrew Jewell   Ministry has its challenges Running  a growing blog such as this as a ministry on top of a normal job has its challenges. Often exhausting Spiritually, emotionally and physically, trying to get the balance … Continue reading #Monday Ministry – Learn to Rest in Him First

Trust God And Roll Your Cares On Him

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by Hazel Straub

Have you ever had concerns about your life that you gave to God, but quickly took it back? Positive change occurs, however, when we roll all of our heavy load of worries and leave it with him, trusting with confidence that he is taking care of us.

Then we enjoy a peaceful, tranquil mind because we know our Heavenly Father loves us, and is our refuge. strength and help. We rest and can hear his words of love for us, knowing that he will give us our heart’s desire because our heart (mind, will and emotions) is given to him. We enjoy spending time with him and getting to know him.

Trust (lean on, rely on, and be confident) in the Lord and do good; so shall you dwell in the land and feed surely on His faithfulness, and truly you shall be fed. Delight yourself also…

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Prayer Of Thankfulness

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by Hazel Straub

Father, help us to have your gentle nature, so people will see you shining out of our lives. Thank you that you are always present with us. Today, we give and release all our worries and anxieties to you. We praise you that the stress turns to rest in you. Every request and need in our lives, we discuss and listen to you. We thank you for your answers. Your shalom, peace, wholeness, nothing broken or missing, guards our hearts and minds through Jesus our Messiah. Amen

Let everyone see how reasonable and gentle you are. The Lord is near! Don’t worry about anything; on the contrary, make your requests known to God by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving. Then God’s shalom, passing all understanding, will keep your hearts and minds safe in union with the Messiah Yeshua. (Philippians 4:5-7 CJB)

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God’s Mighty Power!

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by Hazel Straub

God’s mighty power (power to do miracles, excellence of soul, resurrection power that raised Christ from dead, might, power and strength) is at work within us. There is no limit to how this power and the wonderful incredible love of Christ, changes us. God’s power is extravagant and beyond what we can imagine. His power inside of us, accomplishes the most unbelievable dreams, exceeding what we can imagine, prospering us. Never doubt it!

Then you will be empowered to discover what every holy one experiences—the great magnitude of the astonishing love of Christ in all its dimensions. How deeply intimate and far-reaching is his love! How enduring and inclusive it is! Endless love beyond measurement that transcends our understanding—this extravagant love pours into you until you are filled to overflowing with the fullness of God! Never doubt God’s mighty power to work in you and accomplish all…

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Heaven Getting ~

CHRISTian poetry ~ by deborah ann

Lord, let me not honor You,
with my lips only
but with a heart that is . . .
devoted to You solely.

Let me not profess,
my undying love to You
only to go into the world
and follow what others do.

Let me not disobey,
the commands You taught
by living a life of hypocrisy
and doing whatever I want.

Let me not think,
it’s all about heaven getting
but, about right here and now
and any sin that is besetting.

Lord, let me not fool myself,
thinking hidden sin You can’t see
lest I hear You say one day . . .
you never really knew Me!

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Matthew 7:21-23

“Not every one that saith unto me,
Lord, Lord, shall enter into the
kingdom of heaven; but he that
doeth the will of my Father which
is in heaven.

Many will say to me in that…

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Independent Or God Dependent?

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by Hazel Straub

The bigger the battle that we face, the bigger the victory that we will see. When we face big problems and obstacles, we cannot depend on our own strength and ingenuity. We need to come to the end of ourselves and trust in God to give us victory.  God-dependency and not self-dependency.

Some find their strength in their weapons and wisdom,
    but my miracle deliverance can never be won by men.
    Our boast is in the Lord our God,
    who makes us strong and gives us victory! (Psalm 20:7 TPT)

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