There is part of the Lord’s Prayer that asks God the father for daily bread. It is reminiscent of the Old Testament story of God providing mana from heaven to feed his people in the wilderness. This week I read Exodus and one of the things that stood out to me and challenged me was … Continue reading Trusting God for daily bread
Okay, I've not been blogging in a while. But this time there is a reason. In October this year I became a Dad! It's difficult to blog about or put into words what this means for me or how much it has changed me/is still changing me. Hopefully, it will come across in my writing. … Continue reading Becoming a Dad!
I didn't get round to tracking the exact locations of each of my readings this week. But I'm using Luke as my NT, and Deuteronomy as OT, didn't get anything too significant from the Psalm/Proverbs passages this week. As usual, my three favourite things: OT - Be grateful and remember God in the times of … Continue reading Bible Read Through – ‘Make every effort’!
As many of you will know I am slowly working my way through a book called The Valley of Vision it is a book filled with profound, deep and insightful prayers from the Puritans. And whilst I do not agree with all that the Puritans did, I have been frequently flawed and brought closer to … Continue reading The Divine Will – if you make me vile
I’ve been studying Genesis 1:1-2:3 for the last couple of days now and have gleaned lots of eye-opening stuff! It’s still a little odd to be spending so long on one passage without the end goal being a sermon produced. In the past that’s been the only reason I’ve studied the Bible before - to … Continue reading Genesis 1:1-2:3 Part 1 God is Active
If we were heading out on a plane journey, we’d be accelerating up the runway and heading towards the skies. This is the last introduction the ESV study Bible has before Genesis 1:1. Such anticipation for the actual word of God, it’s a little weird... For years my morning routine has been mostly simply reading … Continue reading The Invitation of Genesis
Part of my preparation for my new job working with the Navigators this year has been to complete a lengthy study on what it means to be "Laborers" for God's Kingdom. Through this study and a few other things in my life that God is seeming to be working all together (the books I'm reading, … Continue reading I get Israel’s Commission