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‘So do not worry, saying, ‘what shall we eat? or what shall we drink? or what shall we wear?’ for the pagans run after all these things, and your Heavenly Father knows that you need them. But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about...

‘Therefore I tell you that the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people who will produce its fruit.’ Matthew 21:43 ‘A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you...

For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities – his eternal power and divine nature – have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men are without excuse. For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and …. Romans 1:20-21. Comment...

The eye cannot say to the hand, “I don’t need you!” And the head cannot say to the feet, “I don’t need you!”. 1 Corinithians 12:21 Comment These days independence is often seen as a good thing … ‘do what’s right for you’ we’re told. Now I’m lucky, I have a partner who’s usually ready to quickly forgive and accept em...

Anyone who meets a testing challenge head on and manages to stick it out is mighty fortunate.  For such persons loyally in love with God, the reward is life and more life.  James 1:12 (MSG) Comment Picture two climbers persevering to get to the ‘crowning’ view.  When you climb mountains, it is nearly always done in pairs, roped together for...

We work together as partners who belong to God. 1 Corinthians 3.9a (NLT) Comment These days we tend to associate the word Partner with co-habitating couples.  However, partner is a lovely word describing working together/sharing responsibilities each with a ‘part’ to play.  (Personally I like it much better than spouse!). In business, often partners are formed when two people come...

I give you peace, the kind of peace that only I can give. It isn’t like the peace that this world can give. So don’t be worried and afraid.  John 14:27 (CEV) Comment Learning to relax with God’s peace takes time and practice. The world and our lives today move at such a pace, that we often only snatch at...

Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate. Mark 10:9  Comment I always find the part in a wedding service where the minister joins the bride and grooms hands together and prays this verse over them, so powerful.  It is acknowledging that right from the start of our relationship, our marriage is under attack and there are forces that...

Praise be to the Lord for He showed his wonderful love to me when I was in a besieged city. In my alarm I said “I am cut off from your sight!” Yet you heard my cry for mercy when I called to you for help. Love the Lord all his saints! The Lord preserves the faithful but the proud...

Set me as a seal upon your heart, as a seal upon your arm; for love is strong as death, passion fierce as the grave. Its flashes are flashes of fire, a raging flame. Many waters cannot quench love, neither can floods drown it.  Song of Songs 8:6 Comment Tomorrow Harry & Megan will celebrate their first month of being...