Faith(ful)

When Joshua was an old man, the Lord said to him, “You are growing old, and much land remains to be conquered. Half the tribe of Manasseh and the tribes of Reuben and Gad had already received their grants of land on the east side of the Jordan, for Moses, the servant of the Lord…

Re Action

Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged. It does not rejoice about injustice but rejoices whenever the truth wins out. Love never gives up, never loses faith, is…

Time for Destruction

No one in this region made peace with the Israelites except the Hivites of Gibeon. All the others were defeated. For the Lord hardened their hearts and caused them to fight the Israelites. So they were completely destroyed without mercy, as the Lord had commanded Moses.Joshua 11:19-20 NLT  Temptations come every day. Sometimes I resist…

Seedy Character

The seeds of good deeds become a tree of life; a wise person wins friends.Proverbs 11:30 NLT As I walk through my life, I leave things behind me. Some of it is quite literally rubbish which I discard (carefully, in the bin!) and which it would be pointless to carry with me, but a lot…

Muscle Power

God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help  in times of trouble.Psalms 46:1 NLT When I was fit and spending all my spare time in the gym, I was strong. But it all fades away sooner or later. Human strength is like that, and it’s not always there when it’s needed. Not only that,…