Seek the Lord

Today, let us look at the second part of 1 Samuel 23:3-5. 1 Samuel 23:3-5 – “But David’s men said to him, “Here in Judah we are afraid. How much more, then, if we go to Keilah against the Philistine forces! Once again David inquired of the Lord, and the Lord answered him, “Go down to Keilah, for I…

Measuring Stick

What is the measuring stick that you use when making decisions? What is your default setting, your go to guide, when indecision makes its inquiry? What are your investigation methods when searching for resolution? If anything, this global pandemic season has called for some defining spiritual, financial, emotional, and practical decisions. I’ll ask this question…

Perspective

What does life look like for you post lockdown? In a few days we will move into level 3 lockdown in South Africa. We will begin to see a resemblance of what we once considered normal. I urge you, however before we enter back into our new normal, allow yourself to process what this time…

Fear Fighting Scriptures

Two weeks ago, I sat down with a friend. Her name is Ethel. She is the beautiful soul that helps me maintain my home, my kids and my sanity. Her face drooped a little as she was floating around our home, doing her thing. So I called her to sit with me. She pulled up…

Christ Alone, Our Cornerstone

Isaiah 28:16 CSB – “Therefore the Lord God said: “Look, I have laid a stone in Zion, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation; the one who believes will be unshakable.” Our thoughts wonder in the wake of our Presidents address on Tuesday night and we wait, patiently and expectantly for another one…

“Be Still”

We have reached day 14 of lockdown living in South Africa. The city has come to a grinding holt. The streets are empty. The shops are deserted. Parking lots are vacant. Coffee shops are closed. The beaches are barren and the birds are finally coming out to play. The sound of screeching cars and traffic…

Faith: A David type of Faith. Part 3.

In the season of the COVID-19 virus, we have seen the church arise stronger than ever before. The platforms that once renounced the name of the Lord – internet, social media – now rejoices in the name of the Lord. We have seen a wave of online church services, live broadcasts, live prayer meetings, etc….

Faith: A David type of Faith. Part 2.

If you have not read ‘Part 1’ – you can find it here: Faith: A David type of Faith. Part 1. David was a giant slayer. Giant slayers are key players in advancing the kingdom of God. Most times, when we face challenges head on – like David did – we face some resistance. The…

Faith: A David type of Faith. Part 1.

I wrote this post a few years ago, as my little girl was about to start the new school year. It’s worth re-sharing. It’s accurate for the season we find ourselves in, as we face a worldwide pandemic. I have added a few Bible study notes below. Please read: 1 Samuel 17 I made everyone some…

Faith: A Noah type of Faith

In a season where we are called to have faith over fear – it would be appropriate to examine the life of those in Gods Word, who in similar situations to the one we find ourselves in; a worldwide pandemic – exercised their faith in larger proportions to their fear. Let’s have a look at…

Prayer and Fasting

Our church is having a time of prayer and fasting this weekend, and I thought it would be a good idea to dig deep into the reasons why we pray and fast. What does it mean and what does it look like? As mentioned in my previous blog post, which you can read here; Gods…

Take Delight in the Lord

Make God the utmost delight and pleasure of your life, and he will provide for you what you desire the most. – Psalm 37:4 Do you take delight in the Lord? What does it mean to take delight in the Lord? By dictionary definition to take delight in something means to enjoy something, take pleasure…

A Mission Call

Where are you at? Do you know? Proverbs 4 encourages us to ‘Watch where we’re going!’ – know where you are going, set goals, select a target, look straight ahead and focus. “Set your gaze on the path before you.With fixed purpose, looking straight ahead,ignore life’s distractions.Watch where you’re going!Stick to the path of truth,and…

The Gift of Gods Word

Psalm 119:2 NIV – ‘Blessed are those who keep his statutes and seek him with all their heart’ Psalm 119:2 TPT – ‘What joy overwhelms everyone who keeps the ways of God, those who seek him as their heart’s passion!’ Do you view Gods Word as a gift? For many, the Bible seems like a book of…

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