Posts Tagged ‘Lord’

We’re not the only ones who sometimes need to be reminded that we must keep our hope in God…

O Israel, hope in the Lord! For there is loving-kindness with the Lord. With Him we are saved for sure. ~ Psalm 130:7 (New Life Version)

God loves us unconditionally, so why wouldn’t you put all your hope in Him?

It can seem at times as if we have little to give, little to offer anyone. However I believe there is a reason why we are each placed just where we are.

However little we think we can do, or offer to others, God has placed us just where He needs us.

 

Sticking plaster

Posted: June 16, 2017 in Health, life, music, religion, words
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If only it was as easy as putting a sticking plaster on the world, to fix its issues and problems.

Lord will You heal our land?
That every eye will see
That every heart will know
The One who took our sin
The One who died and rose

In a world that seems to have forgotten God, we must seek healing for the world from God. To do this, God needs our help. He needs us to spread His message of love and forgiveness to those in our communities, so that ultimately good can overcome evil.

Following on from yesterday’s blog post, The Wrong Question, I’ve realised that sometimes we think we’re being asked the wrong question by God when he asks us to do something which we don’t want to hear.

Lord, thou art questioning: Lovest thou me?

Yea, Lord, thou knowest, my answer must be;

But since love’s value is proved by love’s test,

Jesus, I’ll give thee the dearest and best.

God Has planned out our lives in front of user and so He knows better than we do what we are capable of, and what we can achieve. Therefore, when God asks you a question, or asks you to do something which you feel you cannot do, think again, because if God asks you a question, remember He knows what you are capable of and so wouldn’t ask you to do something you weren’t capable of.

All in my heart, Lord, thou canst read;

Master, thou knowest I love thee indeed.

Ask what thou wilt my devotion to test,

I will surrender the dearest and best.

The Lord gives strength to his people: the Lord blesses his people with peace. ~ Psalm 29:11

Finding peace in the midst of our busy lives can seem unlikely, but that’s not the kind of peace that the Psalmist refers to in the above verse – This refers to us gaining inner peace from God, so that He can give us the strength and guidance to face our busy and hectic life.

Give God the chance to help you find inner peace today.

If ever we need a reminder that God has promised to love us always, we can find it in Deuteronomy 7:9 (NIV)

Know therefore that the Lord your God is God; he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commandments.

The question is, are you repaying God’s faith in you by loving Him?

Crying out

Posted: February 19, 2017 in bible, depression, life, music, quotes, religion, stress
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you-healed-me

Whatever we need, whenever you need it, God will be there when you cry out to Him, when you need help.

God can and will heal all your wounds and take away all your worries.

My God

Posted: February 7, 2017 in blogging, life, religion, trust, words
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Sometimes a picture can say more than lots of words

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Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, ‘Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?’ And I said, ‘Here am I. Send me!’ ~ Isaiah 6:8 (NIV)

These are words from Isaiah that I’m sure we’ve all heard many times before. I reread this passage several times in the last couple of days.

In this passage of scripture there’s no suggestion that Isaiah hesitated before he responded to God when he asked who he would send. That says so much about his faith and trust in God doesn’t it, that Isaiah didn’t stop to consider what he was ‘signing-up for’ before volunteering, because he trusted God and knew God wouldn’t ask him to do something he wouldn’t be able to do.

As I’ve reread these words in Isaiah, I have to accept that I am not always as willing to accept the plans God has for my life. I have to put my trust fully in God so that I have no hesitation when he assigns a task to me.

How about you, are you as quick to respond to God’s requests of you, as Isaiah was?