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And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to the disciples and said, ‘Take, eat; this is My body.’ Then He took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, ‘Drink from it, all of you.’ Matthew 26:26-27 NKJV Comment Grain must be ground, baked into bread and then broken...

Those who trust in the LORD are like Mount Zion, which cannot be shaken but endures forever. Psalms 125:1 NIV Comment A friend of mine has a high sense of responsibility and he likes to do things well. Some would say he is a perfectionist or a ‘control freak’ even. The down side of his gifting is that he is...

‘Pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you’. Matthew 5:44 NKJV Comment These days generally we don’t tend to think of ourselves as having enemies but if we’re really honest we nearly all have the odd person who we don’t get on with or who just rub us up the wrong way. Dare we say it we might...

Be delighted with the Lord. Then he will give you all your heart’s desires. Commit everything you do to the Lord. Trust him to help you do it, and he will. Psalm 37:4-5 (TLB) Comment This last couple of weeks in the UK the temperature has dropped considerably, the sun is already setting earlier, exam results are out and there...

For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.  Mat 23.12 NIV Comment The other day I was doing my quiet time and was particularly challenged by this passage and the associated notes (Encounter with God from Scripture Union). In the previous verses Jesus is haranguing the religious leaders. He questions their value...

…the lips of the wise protect them. Proverbs 14:3b Comment In marriage the mouth matters! Sharp retorts or disrespectful words we all know can cause damage. But believing and holding fast to the belief that our husband/wife has goodwill towards us, even when we smart from something we think they’ve said, keeps everything calm and helps us to be slow...

When they had all had enough to eat, he said to his disciples, ‘Gather the pieces that are left over. Let nothing be wasted.’ John 6:12 NIV Comment The thousands had eaten until they could eat no more – what to do with the rest? ‘Hey guys, anyone got an empty basket?’ Maybe empty containers were handed over by the...

Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. Luke 18:21 NIV Comment In our early marriage my husband and I found it hard to pray together. We couldn’t seem to settle into a prayer rhythm that worked for us. During those years I mostly prayed alone or with a...

Some went out on the sea in ships; they were merchants on the mighty waters……. In their peril their courage melted away …. They were at their wits end. He stilled the storm to a whisper They were glad when it grew calm and He guided them to their desired haven. Let them give thanks to the Lord for His...

One day Jacob was cooking a stew. Esau came in from the field, starved. Esau said to Jacob, “Give me some of that red stew—I’m starved!” Jacob said, “Make me a trade: my stew for your rights as the firstborn.” Esau said, “I’m starving! What good is a birthright if I’m dead?” Jacob said, “First, swear to me.” And he...