SOUNDS THAT BRING HELP

336/365 Isaiah 30:19 For a people shall dwell in Zion, in Jerusalem; you shall weep no more. He will surely be gracious to you at the sound of your cry. As soon as he hears it, he answers you. You might think every sound would attract attention, but unfortunately that isn't the case. There are... Continue Reading →

PRAYING CHALLENGES AWAY

323/365 Luke 23:39 And one of the malefactors which were hanged railed on him, saying, If thou be Christ, save thyself and us. In the space of a few sentences in Luke 23, the word  'save' in different tenses, appears multiple times and that was interesting. It seemed as though everyone was saying 'there should... Continue Reading →

PROVOKING ENCOUNTERS

317/365 Luke 18:37,38 And they told him, that Jesus of Nazareth passeth by. And he cried, saying, Jesus, thou son of David, have mercy on me. Encounters are of two forms: the first is where God invites a man into an alliance with him. We read in scripture about God appearing to Abraham and Moses,... Continue Reading →

UNDERSTAND PATTERNS

309/365 We read a very strange text today, but it is one that calls us to action. It is the unusual story of seven brothers which is summarised as follows: Now there were seven brothers. The first one married a woman and died childless. The second and then the third married her, and in the... Continue Reading →

GET A PRAYER ALTAR

248/365 Luke 6:12,13 And it came to pass in those days, that he went out into a mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God.And when it was day, he called unto him his disciples: and of them he chose twelve, whom also he named apostles; To choose the twelve, Jesus travailed... Continue Reading →

PRAYER POWER

56/365 PRAYER POWER James 5:13 Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms. In a few short sentences, prayer is presented as a one-stop shop that ought to be the first port of call for anyone afflicted. From Saint Luke's Gospel 18:1, we read ' And He spake... Continue Reading →

PRAY EARNESTLY, NOT TO IMPRESS

PRAY EARNESTLY, NOT TO IMPRESS Matthew 6:5 And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. "Games without fans were dull, gloomy and not... Continue Reading →

A CALL TO PRAYER

DAY 148 OF 365 IN 2021 MarkĀ 11:17 And he taught, saying unto them, Is it not written, My house shall be called of all nations the house of prayer? but ye have made it a den of thieves. We begin our reflection today by creating a direct link between the Gospel and Paul's first letter... Continue Reading →

UNCTION TO FUNCTION

DAY 81 OF 365 INĀ  2021 John 8:1, 2 Jesus went unto the mount of Olives. And early in the morning he came again into the temple, and all the people came unto him; and he sat down, and taught them. Whenever a man climbed a mountain in the pages of scripture, it was always... Continue Reading →

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