A STRANGE REQUEST

Wednesday: September 23, 2020 Proverbs 30:7-9 "And then he prayed, “God, I’m asking for two things before I die; don’t refuse me—Banish lies from my lips and liars from my presence. Give me enough food to live on, neither too much nor too little. If I’m too full, I might get independent, saying, ‘God? Who... Continue Reading →

STANDARD

Tuesday: September 22, 2020 Proverbs 21:2 Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the LORD weighs the heart. There are universal ways of doing things considered acceptable and personal ways which of course suggests they are individualised. When people join organisations, they do so with their personal beliefs and attitudes,... Continue Reading →

BOLDNESS TO APPROACH

Monday: Matthew 9:9-13 Matthew 9:9 And as Jesus passed forth from thence, he saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he saith unto him, Follow me. And he arose, and followed him. Growing up, whenever a student was invited to the principal's office, regardless of their spotless profile, there is... Continue Reading →

HIGHER VISIBILITY

Sunday: September 20, 2020 Matthew 20:6, 7 About five in the afternoon he went out and found still others standing around. He asked them, ‘Why have you been standing here all day long doing nothing?“‘Because no one has hired us,’ they answered. Many soccer teams have scouts who travel round the world identifying world class... Continue Reading →

GOD HAS TAKEN A PUNT ON US

Saturday: September 19, 2020 Luke 8:5 A sower went out to sow his seed: and as he sowed, some fell by the way side; and it was trodden down, and the fowls of the air devoured it. "When you take a punt on something", it means to take a chance and to accept the risks... Continue Reading →

AUTOMATICITY

Friday: September 18, 2020 I found something interesting while reading a book recently - the relationship between our habits and decision making. Most of our actions seem to be a default - taking a particular route to the office or school, or choosing a particular menu. Even the minor things such as holding a cup or... Continue Reading →

THE ALABASTER BOX

Thursday: September 17, 2020 Luke 7:38 And stood at his feet behind him weeping, and began to wash his feet with tears, and did wipe them with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed them with the ointment. The woman described in today's Gospel might be described as bold by many.... Continue Reading →

LOVE AT THE CORE

Wednesday: 16th September, 2020 1 Corinthians 13:3 And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, but have not love, it profits me nothing. Most cook books contain recipes that provide specific ingredients which need to be available in particular proportions to reproduce any... Continue Reading →

CATCH THEM YOUNG

Tuesday: 15th September, 2020 Luke 7:14 And he came and touched the bier: and they that bare him stood still. And he said, Young man, I say unto thee, Arise. One word catches my attention in the  'young man'. Youth is a state of freshness, newness and vigour; usually associated with a lack or maturity.... Continue Reading →

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