May those walls become open doors to new dreams and fresh hope, and the boldness be there to step through: May you find peace that goes beyond all understanding, and overflowing joy; May rest be your gift well received; May those kings come bearing you gifts of abundance, and promises for the future; May you … More New Year, 2018 – open doors, new hope, new things…rest, refuge,and divine placement
Sadly, December 7 in the year 2017 now marks a day where the Federal Parliament failed this nation…and is not one to celebrate. No amount of fancy foot work in parliament during the same sex marriage (SSM) debate, or convincing defensive arguments can alter that, and most of all the failure of the leaders of … More Australia and its sad day…but God is our redeemer
Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a Son, and shall call His name Immanuel. (Isaiah 7:14) Boxing Day, traditionally the day when we open the gifts given on Christmas Day…something perhaps many of us do not do anymore with the temptation and new traditions seeing … More Are we truly ready to open The Gift?
Christmas reminds us of the birth of salvation, the Christ child, and His witnesses of such a great event…including the three kings (wise men). In many ways they continue to prophecy in to the identity of Christ, and also ourselves….and so are still coming to bear gifts. After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, … More The three kings have come and are coming..
As we enter this wonderful season of Christmas, and perhaps ponder in a new way the profound and mystical events surrounding the arrival of the Christ child, it seems timely to recall the essential truth, that Jesus Christ is eternally God. While many may rejoice in the image of a babe born to Mary as … More Jesus Christ our Eternal God
Behold, the whirlwind of the Lord Goes forth with fury, A continuing whirlwind; It will fall violently on the head of the wicked. (Jeremiah 30:23) The Lord is slow to anger and great in power, And will not at all acquit the wicked. The Lord has His way In the whirlwind and in the storm, … More Whirlwinds coming – make ready
Matthew 7:24-29 – “Therefore whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on the rock: and the rain descended, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it did not fall, for it was founded on the … More Waves will bring down houses built on sand, but those founded on the Rock will stand
Consider the First coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the herald and message the Lord sent to prepare His way…..John the Baptist. The Lord is calling such prophetic voices to once again arise, and declare the Lord’s intent for justice, righteousness, mercy, truth, faith, and LOVE…in preparation for His return. Yet, so much of … More Voices of Justice and Righteousness Prepare the Way
Jeremiah 3:1-3“They say, ‘If a man divorces his wife, an she goes from him and becomes another man’s, May he return to her again?’ Would not that land be greatly polluted? But you have played the harlot with many lovers; Yet return to Me,” says the Lord. “Lift up your eyes to the desolate heights … More When the rains do not come…
God is love (1 John 4:7,8,16), and so He alone so defines love. We only love because He, our Heavenly Father, first loved us (1 John 4:19). It is from this persective we are to understand love, and as the great gift of all (1 Corinthians 13:33), we should cherish it, and by the grace … More God is love, and He defines it (and not us)