DAY 11 Mark 1:37 And when they had found him, they said unto him, All men seek for thee. There are traits that draw specific groups of people to you. When you become a teacher, you attract students and when you gain wealth, you attract companions or those who are meant to become beneficiaries of... Continue Reading →
TO WHAT TREE DO YOUR FRUITS BELONG ?
252/365 Luke 6:43 A good tree can’t produce bad fruit, and a bad tree can’t produce good fruit I have been a fun of some Culinary TV programmes, in particular Master Chef. One of the challenges that is quite fascinating to watch is the taste test, where participants have to identify an ingredient, sometimes a... Continue Reading →
HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW?
213/365 HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW YOURSELF? In Proverbs 6:16-17, we are provided with a list. It is a list that begins with a rather scary preamble 'there are six things the Lord detests, yes, seven things that are an abomination to him...Following this introduction, we get a list and included on that list is... Continue Reading →
EVERY SEARCH PROVIDES AN ANSWER
66/365 EVERY SEARCH PROVIDES AN ANSWER The word of God always makes for an amazing read. So today let's do a bit of a dissection on Matthew 7:8 We might find it interesting that there is no object at end of the three action verbs 'ask, seek and knock'. Rather we get open endings: 'For... Continue Reading →
DAY 357 OF 365 IN 2021 GENUINE PEOPLE Luke 1:58 Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her great mercy, and they rejoiced with her. As we read about the birth of John the Baptist, scripture points us in the direction of Elizabeth's neighbours and relatives. These came around after John's birth... Continue Reading →
IS THERE A WORD FOR YOU?
DAY 241 OF 365 IN 2021 IS THERE A WORD FOR YOU? Can you find the word of the Lord that speaks directly to your current situation? The sequence of events in today's Gospel is eye-catching : Jesus walks into the synagogue as his custom, was handed the scroll of the prophet Isaiah and found... Continue Reading →
READY FOR A DEEPER DIVE?
DAY 208 OF 365 IN 2021 READY FOR A DEEPER DIVE? Exodus 33:7 Now Moses used to take the tent and pitch it outside the camp, a good distance from the camp, and he called it the tent of meeting. And it came about, that everyone who sought the LORD would go out to the... Continue Reading →
A YIELDED EVESSEL
DAY 119 OF 365 IN 2021 Acts 13:22 And when He had removed him, He raised up David to be their king: of him He testified and said, ‘I have found David the son of Jesse, a man after My own heart [conforming to My will and purposes], who will do all My will.’ Today's... Continue Reading →
CAN YOU BE FOUND?
Acts 11:25-26a Then Barnabas went to Tarsus to look for Saul, and when he found him, he brought him to Antioch. Just a random exercise... what results do you find when you Google your name? Is that information enough to locate you exactly? I suggested Google because it appears to be a one stop shop... Continue Reading →