There are times when it seems nothing is going right for us.

Lamentations 3:1-24  -  There are times when it seems nothing is going right for us: ‘I am the man who has seen affliction...’ (1-3). In such times, we must remember this: ‘The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases. His mercies never come to an end’. When we find ourselves in circumstances of great distress, …

Continue reading There are times when it seems nothing is going right for us.

Help us, Lord, not to miss out on Your blessing. — Learning From God’s Word

QuietMomentsWithGod

‘So that your trust may be in the Lord, I teach you today, even you’ (Proverbs 22:19). Lord, there are many people who say, ‘It’s not for me’. They know that others have been greatly blessed through reading Your Word. Still, they do not take the trouble to read Your Word for themselves. They can’t […]

via Help us, Lord, not to miss out on Your blessing. — Learning From God’s Word

View original post

Praying Through God’s Word: 2 Chronicles

2 Chronicles 1:1-2:18 Lord, we need Your wisdom (2 Chronicles 1:10). We need Jesus – He is Your wisdom (1 Corinthians 1:30). Without Jesus, we’re fools. We may think that we’re wise – but we’re not. Jesus makes us wise. True wisdom comes from Him. When we build our lives on Jesus, we are truly …

Continue reading Praying Through God’s Word: 2 Chronicles

It was stormy – but Jesus was there …

Learning From God's Word

Jesus’ disciples were used to storms – but this time, there was something different! They were “troubled” by what they saw – “Jesus came to them, walking on the sea” (Mark 6:49-50). They couldn’t get their heads round this. Before they could think too much about what was happening, Jesus said to them, “Beof good cheer! It is I; do not beafraid” (Mark 6:50).

What about us? How do we react when we can’t understand what’s happening to us? Are we so filled with our confused and confusing emotions that we fail to hear what the Lord is saying to us? Jesus still comes to us with his words of “good cheer.” He still comes to us, assuring us that he is with us. He still comes to us, saying to us, “Do not be afraid.”

We may never, fully, understand all that’s going on in our lives – but…

View original post 20 more words

Praying Through God’s Word: 1 Timothy

1 Timothy 1:1-2:15 "Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners. Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance" (1 Timothy 1:15). Help us, Lord, to receive this Gospel truth - and to have this Gospel testimony: "I received mercy ... the grace of our Lord overflowed for me" (1 Thessalonians 1:13-14). Help us …

Continue reading Praying Through God’s Word: 1 Timothy

We thank You, Lord, that Your Son, Jesus, is “pure gold.”

Exodus 37:1-29 We thank You, Lord, that Your Son, Jesus, is "pure gold." There's nothing better than Jesus. there's no-one better than Him. He's the very best. What Jesus has done for us - this is "pure gold." He died for us. He was raised to life for us. This is Good News. It's the …

Continue reading We thank You, Lord, that Your Son, Jesus, is “pure gold.”