Life with a Living Hope

1 Peter 1:3-7 “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In His great mercy He has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade – kept in heaven for you, who through faith are shielded by God’s power until the coming of the salvation that is ready to be revealed in the last time. In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds … Continue reading Life with a Living Hope

Faithful and Faith-Full

Romans 12:12-13 “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Share with God’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality. I had a moment of fear and panic a couple of days ago. To be honest it was more than a moment. With all that is going on, I think every one can relate to having moments of strength and moments that we allow our weakness, helplessness and fear to dominate our thoughts. I had heard that a colleague from my husband’s work, who was on contractual work will be let go at the end of the month. … Continue reading Faithful and Faith-Full

Revealing Sin, Hope and Grace

The story of Jesus talking to the Samaritan woman at the well that we read in John 4: 1-26 is a very well-known passage of scripture. God is always teaching us something. As I was reading and pondering over this passage, looking to see what God might teach me this time, I kept getting interrupted. With repeated interruption I began to feel some annoyance. I immediately realised what was happening and that I needed to focus on God and His word and not give into my emotions as clearly Satan was at work. Let’s get back to the story of … Continue reading Revealing Sin, Hope and Grace