There are times when we become engrossed in our own problems and we forget the power and the majesty of God. When we zoom in on ourselves, we lose our perspective of God, which affects our priorities…
What does the imagery of ‘The River of Life’ represent in the Bible?
An unusual woman? In the First century was it unusual for women to have their own business? Historical research reveals that although Roman society did not allow women to gain official political power, it did allow them to enter into business….
What does the phrase ‘investing in the lives of others’ mean to you? One definition is to put our money or time into something or someone with the expectation that there will be a profitable return – but God’s ways are different…
Friendships are formed when we are willing to give our time and attention to another person and encouragement is all about giving! It is a gift that we can develop to help build relationships, in our churches, workplace, and social groups. Are we prepared to reach out and make others welcome?
If we are honest, we all like kind and encouraging words, and sometimes that is enough – a kind word can cheer someone up and make a difference, even change their day for the better. But there are also times when words alone are not enough….
In scripture walking is frequently used as an image to represent our behaviour in our relationship with God. Spiritually do you choose to walk in love, in the wide place, that is in the freedom of God’s grace?
Did you know that in the New Testament there are two different Greek words for the ‘word’ of God? One of the words is logos and the other is rhema….
Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. We first receive the gift of faith, when we hear and respond to the word of God, but that is just the beginning of our journey.
During the summer months the roadside grass verges, and even the lower slopes of the mountains, are full of these bright orange to red flowers. They add a beautiful splash of colour and thrive among the brambles, gorse, and heather – but they are not native to Wales!