Because Jesus says so!

“Simon answered, “Master, we’ve worked hard all night and haven’t caught anything. But because you say so, I will let down the nets.””Luke 5:5  Reminds me of times when I was younger and my foster mother would ask me to do something that I had tried a “zillion” times but it wasn’t working. This verseContinue reading “Because Jesus says so!”

God’s gift to you

“If you love me, keep my commands. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever—the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be in you. I willContinue reading “God’s gift to you”

3 Ways to show mercy

“But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’ For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.”” Matthew 9:13 Many of you know that I have been England for a few weeks and maybe it is the areas that I have travelled, but in the city of London despiteContinue reading “3 Ways to show mercy”

Go ahead and Gossip!?

“Now the crowd that was with him when he called Lazarus from the tomb and raised him from the dead continued to spread the word. Many people, because they had heard that he had performed this sign,went out to meet him. So the Pharisees said to one another, “See, this is getting us nowhere. Look how the wholeContinue reading “Go ahead and Gossip!?”

Leadership: 4 Key Lessons from Naaman

“So Naaman went with his horses and chariots and stopped at the door of Elisha’s house. Elisha sent a messenger to say to him, “Go, wash yourself seven times in the Jordan, and your flesh will be restored and you will be cleansed.” But Naaman went away angry and said, “I thought that he wouldContinue reading “Leadership: 4 Key Lessons from Naaman”

3 Powerful Godly lessons

“So he went to Zarephath. When he came to the town gate, a widow was there gathering sticks. He called to her and asked, “Would you bring me a little water in a jar so I may have a drink?” As she was going to get it, he called, “And bring me, please, a piece ofContinue reading “3 Powerful Godly lessons”

Should you really fear God? Lesson from Rick Warren

I recently heard Rick Warren (popular pastor in the USA) state that he doesn’t fear God. Those that are close to God don’t. I really like Rick… I enjoy listening to him. This day though everything within me disagreed with what he was saying. And I went immediately to God in prayer as I reallyContinue reading “Should you really fear God? Lesson from Rick Warren”

The untold story of a great man

There are many great men in the world. Think about the great men that you know? Some of them you may know of whilst there may be some that you know very well and / or have a personal close relationship with. I was surprised to hear that there is actually a “Great Man theory”.Continue reading “The untold story of a great man”

Jesus is the only way

As he went along, he saw a man blind from birth. 2 His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” 3 “Neither this man nor his parents sinned,” said Jesus, “but this happened so that the works of God might be displayed in him. 4 As long as it is day, we must do the works of himContinue reading “Jesus is the only way”

How much do you love Jesus?

How much do you love Jesus? “When they had finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?” “Yes, Lord,” he said, “you know that I love you.” Jesus said, “Feed my lambs.” Again Jesus said, “Simon son of John, do you love me?” He answered, “Yes, Lord,Continue reading “How much do you love Jesus?”