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The Colourful Hope of Heaven

July 1st, 2015|

Thanks be to God, for we have the victory through Jesus Christ our Lord. – I Corinthians 15:57

It’s a far cry from the devastating droughts of western Queensland. Winter on the coast in the far north of the Sunshine State is picture perfect. Warm days and cool temperate nights.

The magical colours and stillness of early mornings […]

Mustard Seed Faith

June 24th, 2015|

He told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field. Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds come and perch in its […]

Fly Like an Eagle

June 18th, 2015|

The heavens declare the glory of God, the skies proclaim the work of His hands. – Psalm 19:1

I had a huge reminder from the Lord this past week to take on the challenges of life with the mindset of an Eagle and not a chicken.

It is of great benefit from time to time to look […]

Simple Secrets to Life

June 10th, 2015|

Give thanks to the Lord and proclaim his greatness. Let the whole world know what he has done. Sing to him; yes sing his praises. Tell everyone about his wonderful deeds. Exalt in his holy name; rejoice, you who worship the Lord. Search for the Lord and for his strength; continually seek him. – Psalm […]

Those Who Wait On The Lord

June 4th, 2015|

Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and his understanding no one can fathom. He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. – Isaiah 40:28-29

These past weeks have […]

The Agony Of Waiting

May 27th, 2015|

“I have swept away your offences as a
cloud, your sins like the morning mist. Return to me for I have redeemed you.”
– Isaiah 44:22
Life in the cities and suburbs affords us the luxury of ignorance. The coastal regions of Australia in most years receive a constant abundance of rain. We complain when food prices increase […]

Regret & Revelation

May 20th, 2015|

“Show me Lord my life’s end and the number of my days. Let me know how fleeting my life is.”
– Psalm 39:4

An Australian nurse, Bronnie Ware spent a few years caring for people in the last weeks of their lives. She found some common themes of regret in her conversations and documented them. Here are […]

Finishing Well

May 12th, 2015|

“The spirit of the Lord will come powerfully upon you and you will prophesy with them. And you will be changed into a different person. Once these signs are fulfilled do whatever your hand finds to do for God is with you.”
– 1 Samuel 10: 6-7

The people of Israel demanded a real king. All the […]

Strength to Strength

May 6th, 2015|

“Blessed are those whose strength is in you, whose hearts are set in pilgrimage. Though they pass through the valley of Baka they will make it a place of springs. The Autumn rains also cover it with pools. They go from strength to strength till each appears before God in Zion.” – Psalms 84: 5-7

We all […]

Clouds Of Hope

April 28th, 2015|

“I have swept away your offenses like a cloud, your sins like the morning mist. Return to me for I have redeemed you”. Says the Lord.
– Isaiah 44:22 (NIV)
Clouds bring the rain. Without them passing overhead everyday the miracle of condensation and precipitation would never occur. When we pray for rain we are simply asking […]