Three ways to increase your joy in 2021

Three ways to increase your joy in 2021

I wrote this article for Christian Today about pursuing joy this year Is pursuing joy even a valid quest?At Christmas, we remembered the words spoken to the shepherds, “But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for...
Short Devotion : Luke 9:23, 27

Short Devotion : Luke 9:23, 27

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me” … “Truly I tell you, some who are standing here will not taste death before they see the...
Short Devotion : Matthew 26:8

Short Devotion : Matthew 26:8

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. “When the disciples saw this, they were indignant. ‘Why this waste?’ they asked.” Matthew 26:8 In John’s gospel, he identifies Judas as the speaker. Yet it was Judas who wasted his...
Short Devotion : Matthew 24:45-46

Short Devotion : Matthew 24:45-46

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. “Who then is the faithful and wise servant …? It will be good for that servant whose master finds him doing so when he returns.” Matthew 24:45-46 We don’t know when our time on earth will end. What will we...
Short Devotion : Matthew 19:20

Short Devotion : Matthew 19:20

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. “All these I have kept,” the young man said. “What do I still lack?” Matthew 19:20 This young man knew something was missing from his life. When Jesus asked him if he kept the commandments,...
Short Devotion : Matthew 8:17

Short Devotion : Matthew 8:17

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. This was to fulfil what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah: “He took up our infirmities and bore our diseases.” Matthew 8:17 Jesus healed many, but not all, throughout his earthly...
King David’s Wisdom

King David’s Wisdom

There is much evidence throughout David’s time as king, where he knew more than you would expect. We read these comments: “My lord (David) has wisdom like that of an angel of God—he knows everything that happens in the land” (2 Samuel 14:20). Another time one of the...
Jesus’ Sayings – part 4

Jesus’ Sayings – part 4

The Bible records many of Jesus’ sayings, but we have become so familiar with them, that we overlook how controversial many of them were: “A man planted a vineyard, rented it to some farmers and went away for a long time. At harvest time he sent a servant to the...