There is a time for looking back and reflecting on the past. Whether it is at the end of each day, week, month, or year. It can be good to pause and examine our progress and where we are now. But in this Psalm 84 devotional, we explore the idea that life must be lived forward in prayer and praise. This is our strength for the journey to leave the past behind, and to press on, trusting in God each step of the way…Continue reading “Psalm 84 Devotional Why life must be lived forwards!”
Category: Christian Living
In Christian Living there are a selection of shorter devotional reflections, and some book reviews, all with a spiritual message to bring inspiration and encouragement for your day.
Lent Books Ten Top Choices for 2023
Lent is a tradition marked by Christians today as a period of preparation for the Easter celebration. It is considered to be a time for reflection, and repentance while intentionally seeking God. Traditionally this was through prayer and fasting, now it may be more through creating the space to read, listen, and reflect on God’s word. If this is the case and you are practising Lent, maybe for the first time, I have a great choice of Lent books. In this selection there is something for everyone. There is a book to follow for family devotions and several for Bible students. I’ve also included some daily devotionals, and even one with messy ideas for the creatives among us!Continue reading “Lent Books Ten Top Choices for 2023”
Why Is Church Important To Us Today?
Why is church important? However long we have been a Christian at some stage we all seem to face that question. Being part of a church is not always easy, and not always what it should be. The traditions and style of church services are varied and diverse and hat alone can be controversial and divisive. But at its best what is church all about?Continue reading “Why Is Church Important To Us Today?”
What Is The Mystery of the Gospel?
A mystery is something strange or unknown, something that has been kept hidden and has not yet been explained or understood. Some people love the ‘mysterious’ and like to create that atmosphere of secrecy around themselves, a place, or a set of circumstances. The idea that certain information is only available to a select few, can give a sense of power and control. But the gospel, the good news of Jesus Christ, is for all – for whosoever chooses to believe. The gospel is to be proclaimed, to be shared, and spread into the whole world. What then does the phrase, the mystery of the gospel mean?Continue reading “What Is The Mystery of the Gospel?”
12 Best Podcasts for Christian Women
There is a huge range of Podcasts out there for you to listen to on almost any and every subject. The selection listed here is specifically podcasts for Christian women on prayer, faith-filled life, and Bible study. They are a great resource packed full of information, encouragement, and inspiration for our daily life. Check out the list and I hope it will inspire you to have a listen!Continue reading “12 Best Podcasts for Christian Women”
What is Christian Freedom?
The early church, asked many of the same questions as we do today – what is Christian freedom? And although some of the cultural issues may be different the same essential question is relevant to us today. Could I, Would I, Should I? What can I do, what will I do, and what should I do as a Christian in different situations and circumstances? Christian freedom is important as it is reflected in our conduct, so what does Scripture say about the believers’ freedom?Continue reading “What is Christian Freedom?”