Posts from June 2020

Thought for the day

Bookmarks Looking through my Bile App at some of the verses I have hi-lighted over the years, I find it fascinating to look back and see what impacted me at the time. I do not set aside the grace of God, for if righteousness could be gained through the law, Christ died for nothing!’ Galatians 2:21 The above verse (bookmarked in 2011) Paul is talking about how we are saved by grace and faith alone. Those who have been saved…

Thought for the day

“But how can they call on Him to save them unless they believe in Him? And how can they believe in Him if they have never heard about Him? And how can they hear about Him unless someone tells them? And how will anyone go and tell them without being sent? That is why the Scriptures say, ‘How beautiful are the feet of messengers who bring good news’”                                                                                         Romans 14-15 As we see so many people still going through such difficult and…

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Names these days are a  matter of fashion and  personal choice.They  don’t represent the character of the bearer. My name comes from St. Cecilia, the patron saint of music.It was said her singing was so beautiful that angels came down to listen.  My singing was never good and now makes my granddaughter laugh!Names in  the bible do usually represent character. God has many names in the Old Testament that show us what He is like, but we have only really…

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The Book of Esther Last week I shared a few thoughts about God ‘working his purpose out’ and that God was ‘always at work.’ This week I was reminded of the Book of Esther. It has an amazing story in it, full of drama and twists and turns, as well as clearly defined villains and heroes.  It’s one of only two books in the bible where God is not actually mentioned. However, God’s presence and deliverance of his people is clearly…

Thought for the day

Grace Over the past few months there have been times where “Opportunities for Grace” have arisen at home or in the work place. In a world where there’s such polarisation of views, what a difference Grace would make. Grace appears in the bible over 120 times, depending on the version, and more so in the new testament than the old. Thinking about the word Grace what’s your interpretation? C S Lewis penned the words below….  “Never, in peace or war, commit your virtue or your happiness to the future. Happy…