John 13:15 “I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you.” It was just before the Passover feast. Jesus and his disciples were in the upper room for what was the last supper. Although the disciples did not know what was about to happen, Jesus did. What did He decide to do in these final moments with them? He displays his love, humility and servanthood. John 13: 4-5 “So he got up from the meal, took off his outer clothing, and wrapped a towel around his waist. After that he poured water into … Continue reading Love and Humble Servitude
Proverbs 3:3-4 “Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck,write them on the tablet of your heart. Then you will win favour and a good name in the sight of God and man.” These two verses were kind of stuck with me for a few days, they are such beautiful verses with a promise. Love – we are all feeling the need for the world to show and experience a little more love these days. I do think for us, followers of Jesus, knowing and having a relationship with the One who IS Love, should make us … Continue reading What is Engraved on your Heart?
This post is a continuation of the parable of the lost son, the first part of the parable can be found here. Today we will dig deeper into the father’s and brother’s response to the return of the prodigal son. The Heart of the father (Luke 15: 20-24) Verse 20 says “while the son was a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him, ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him.” 1. The father sees him from a distance – indicating that he watched and waited for his return … Continue reading A Father Celebrates and a Brother Grumbles
In one of my previous posts Confidence In HIM we looked into the first 4 verses of Psalm 23. We will now be delving into the last two verses of Psalm 23. “You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. Surely goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.” Psalm 23:5-6 In the first 4 verses of the psalm, we are drawn into David’s description of the Lord’s protection, provision, comfort and … Continue reading The Shepherd’s Plenty