THE APPLE OF HIS EYE

258/365 We read a metaphor today as the Psalmist sent out a cry for help. The amplified version somehow got me all excited and smiling: "Keep me [in Your affectionate care, protect me] as the apple of Your eye; Hide me in the [protective] shadow of Your wings" (Psalm 17:8) To this prayer, as though... Continue Reading →

BE A NEIGHBOUR

185/365 Luke 10:36 Which of these three do you think was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of robbers?” It is no ruse that the Priest and Levite had places to get: the temple, the synagogue, the members of their community. That however ought not have presented them from being neighbours... Continue Reading →

DO UNTO OTHERS

178/365 DO UNTO OTHERS I had to make a quick round trip this morning and an event along the way got me thinking. Since I was in a bit of a hurry, the last thing I expected was to find myself following a slow moving vehicle but as life would have it, that was exactly... Continue Reading →

CHANGING THE SPOTLIGHTS

166/365 CHANGING THE SPOTLIGHTS Matthew 7:3 Why do you see the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? Why should I lift the covers of my weaknesses to the world? Why should I announce for all and sundry that there is a log... Continue Reading →

YOU NEED HIS HELP

YOU NEED HIS HELP DAY 149/365 Reference text: Acts 25:13-21 You are strong, I know your strength is praiseworthy.You are gifted, I know your gifts can set you in the midst of royaltyYou are brave, I know that you are fearless and no challenge fazes you.You have a history of victories- defeat has no place... Continue Reading →

FIND HELP

125/365 FIND HELP Acts 11:25 Then Barnabas went on to Tarsus to look for Saul. Barnabas was an encourager and his presence in the Antioch church made a positive difference to its growth. However, there came a time when he went looking for companionship and support from Saul. Very often, we think of help as... Continue Reading →

HELP IS AT HAND

HELP IS AT HAND DAY 289 OF 365 IN 2021 Luke 12:12 For the Holy Spirit will teach you in that very hour and moment what [you] ought to say. Some politicians are known for their brilliant extempore speeches. They stand on podiums and seem to know exactly what to say. Whether it is with... Continue Reading →

ASSISTANCE AT EVERY STEP

DAY 190 OF 365 IN 2021 ASSISTANCE AT EVERY STEP Matthew 10:16 Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves. Ravenous appetite, killer instinct, hunters and predators; these were the words that come to mind when I thought about a pack... Continue Reading →

HAPPY ARE WE

DAY 155 OF 365 IN 2021 If one had a device with a proven water resistance rating, running through rain should not trigger any cause for concern. When one's phone has an impressive feature that definitely works effectively, to a large extent, it takes worry off the table. I can leave home for a full... Continue Reading →

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