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September 28, 2019

How patient is God?

We often here the phrase patience is a virtue. We read in Paul’s letters to the Church that Patience is a fruit of God’s spirit, a reflection of God’s character and something we cultivate as we draw close to God.

In Amos 8:1-14 it seems God’s patience...

September 21, 2019

Amos 3:1-2, 5:7-24

God speaks against those whom he had chosen!  He had rescued Israel from Egypt, intended them to be a blessing to other nations by reflecting God’s glory. God ‘knew’, ‘cared for’, ‘been intimate with’  variously translates the verb. He had been with...

September 17, 2019

We all face many challenges and changes in our lives. From day to day we need God to help us get through whatever may come our way. Some days we may be shouting, “Praise God!” while other times we may be crying out, “I need a miracle!” Whatever the day may bring, chall...

September 14, 2019

In this last week I wrestled with what it means to call on the name of the Lord? According to the prophet Joel the salvation of God’s people (you and me) depend on this.

“..and everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved “( Joel 2:32)

Apparently the “word of...

September 11, 2019

Jeremiah 1: 4 – 6. ‘Now the word of the Lord came to me saying, “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart, I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.” “Alas, Sovereign Lord” I said, “I do not know how to speak: I am too young.”