Don’t be Afraid to Ask

What child do you know, having been offered anything he or she desires, would choose not to get it? I’d be hard pressed to find one. What about you? Did you know that as adults, we struggle with that problem? You may disagree. What adult do you know who would pass up a chance to…

Tapping into the Source

Read the verse above. Which key words or phrases stand out to you? Three (3) grab my attention: 1. “Confidence that we have” – do we have confidence in God? Confidence is built on trust. Trust that God will work things out to our benefit. 2. “Ask anything” – nothing is off limits with God;…

God isn’t Slow – Part 2

We live in a world of the instant. Companies spend exorbitant amounts on research to develop products that appeal to our need for instant gratification. Then billions are spent every year getting those products in our faces. You can have what you want, and you can have it now. Competitors try to outdo one another…

What’s the status of your Cup?

One of my favourite “proverbs” from 2019 was “You can’t pour from an empty cup” which implies the need to take care of oneself; something I believe to be a necessity. In 2020 however, I am looking at the status of my cup a little differently. If I never empty my cup, God cannot keep…

Make that a Double Please

I don’t know about you, but after a little break away from work, I tend to need a double-portion of strength to return. Therefore, I am grateful for today’s Verse of the Day, reminding me that renewal and rejuvenation awaits those who put their trust in God. “But they that wait upon the Lord shall…

Lit

A light is only good to anyone if it is switched on. One can be surrounded by light bulbs but still stumble around in darkness because all of the lights are off. The Word of God is no different. We can be surrounded by Bibles, but if they’re only serving as dust-collectors, their impact is…

God isn’t Slow – Part 1

Most applications of the word “slow” have a negative connotation; not normal, not like everyone else; different and somehow less than. Well not in a biblical context. When we read 2 Peter 3, slow is a very good thing. The apostle cautions us about people who mock the Lord and believers for their confidence in…