Lansdowne Bible Study and Prayer – 12 May 2020 – Psalm 11

Our church’s midweek Bible study and prayer meeting continue throughout lockdown. At this stage, one of the other elders was sharing the midweek meeting with me, and I will post those studies in a separate post later. This week’s Bible study is on Psalm 11. Some notes and suggestions for prayer follow Some thoughts on … More Lansdowne Bible Study and Prayer – 12 May 2020 – Psalm 11

Daily Devotional for 11 May 2020 – John 14v27 part 4

John 14:27 Since He has given us peace, Jesus can say, “Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not be afraid.” “Troubled” means being unsettled and stirred up inside, being anxious. Jesus said, “In this world you will have trouble. But take heart; I have overcome the world” (John 16:33). We can have … More Daily Devotional for 11 May 2020 – John 14v27 part 4

1 Thessalonians series message 4 – Sunday 10th May 2020 – 1 Thessalonians 2v13-16

This fourth message in the series on 1 Thessalonians looks at the power and importance of the word of God. The message was recorded on VE Sunday, hence the references to that at the beginning. The video is below, followed by the notes that I prepared for those without internet access. Introduction This weekend, we … More 1 Thessalonians series message 4 – Sunday 10th May 2020 – 1 Thessalonians 2v13-16

Daily Devotional for 10 May 2020 – John 14v27 and Matthew 11v29

There is so much in John 14:27. Let’s meditate on this verse some more, and also Matthew 11:29. “Not as the world gives…” The world’s peace is not permanent. It comes and goes according to circumstances. God’s peace depends on a person, Jesus, who is the Prince of Peace. So, it doesn’t depend on circumstances, … More Daily Devotional for 10 May 2020 – John 14v27 and Matthew 11v29

Daily Devotional for 9 May 2020 – John 14v27 part 2

John 14:27 Notice that Jesus says, “My peace I leave with you.” Not just peace, but His peace. What is His peace? Firstly, it is the peace we spoke about yesterday: peace with God. Jesus, God the Son, has been in perfect harmony within the Godhead for all eternity, and He has reconciled us to … More Daily Devotional for 9 May 2020 – John 14v27 part 2

Daily Devotional for 7 May 2020 – Isaiah 40v31

Isaiah 40:31 An eagle doesn’t flap its wings quickly, using lots of strength; it soars – it is carried by the currents of air. Strength from God doesn’t come by flapping with human energy but from waiting on the Lord, with faith and patience. Waiting isn’t inactivity. The eagle doesn’t just sit there; it flies … More Daily Devotional for 7 May 2020 – Isaiah 40v31