A GUARANTEE NOT A GAMBLE

DAY 55 OF 365 IN 2021 Jonah 3:9 Who knows, God may turn [in compassion] and relent and withdraw His burning anger (judgment) so that we will not perish. Odds used in probabilities are intended to give an idea of the likelihood of things happening. If known, and reasonably accurate, they make decision making a... Continue Reading →

A YIELDED MAN

DAY 52 OF 365 IN 2021 Mark 1:12 Immediately the Spirit impelled Him to go out into the wilderness. Scripture uses some very strong words to describe Jesus' transition to the wilderness after his Baptism: 'impelled, driven, and compelled'. All three are suggestive of a constraint, a use of some force to elicit a specific... Continue Reading →

WHY DO YOU DO WHAT YOU DO?

DAY 50 OF 365 IN 2021 Matthew 9:14 Then John’s disciples came and asked him, “How is it that we and the Pharisees fast often, but your disciples do not fast?” Let me share how I thought this conversation could have gone had Jesus decided to drag things a bit: John's disciples: 'why do we... Continue Reading →

PRAISE BY MEN

DAY 48 OF 365 IN 2021 Matthew 6:2 Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. There are some situations where one requires... Continue Reading →

THERE IS MORE ROOM

DAY 46 OF 365 IN 2021 Genesis 4:7 You will be accepted if you do what is right. But if you refuse to do what is right, then watch out! Sin is crouching at the door, eager to control you. But you must subdue it and be its master.” The crouching position is a position... Continue Reading →

THE IDEAL INCUBATOR

DAY 41 OF 365 IN 2021 Mark 7:21 For from the inside, from your heart, come the evil ideas which lead you to do immoral things, to rob, kill, An incubator is a medical equipment used to facilitate the ongoing development of a newborn baby, particular those born before term time or with some other... Continue Reading →

AS WHITE AS SNOW

DAY 39 OF 365 IN 2021 I am very familiar with the simile "as white as snow". Over the past few years, I have made a number of commutes after or during snowfall, hence travelling on a path covered with layers of snow is not something new. However, whenever I have made such a journey,... Continue Reading →

REST A WHILE

DAY 37 OF 365 IN 2021 Mark 6:31 And he said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while: for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as to eat. There are systems in place for when one spends a significant duration of... Continue Reading →

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