When the student is ready, the teacher will appear. When the student is truly ready, the teacher disappears. Whenever we understand what we have been taught, we become teachers. This is the essence of discipleship and the great commission, two inextricably linked responsibilities that Jesus fulfilled and calls us to fulfill.
Overcoming anxiety through prayer and faith. Acknowlege anxiety. Accept circumstances that can’t be changed. Acknowledge the Hand of God at work in unusual ways in unusual circumstances.
The Lord is my Shepherd I establish the teachings of Jesus Christ as the guiding principles in my daily life. There is a lot of material and resources on spirituality, self-help, professional and personal success. This is all good. By declaring that the Lord is my shepherd, whatever I take from this material shouldContinue reading “Meditation on the 23rd Psalm”
Our Father Every human being is created by God. God is the common bond of all humanity. We are members of the human family. We are all loved by God. Are we aware that God loves the beggar, the criminal, the disabled, the social outcasts as much as He loves us? How do we honourContinue reading “Meditation on the Lord’s prayer”
The Bible has much to say about open doors but many times – even as Christians – we seem to face obstacles on our path and in our ministry. Blocked doors can be VERY frustrating. Yet God often uses closed doors to advance His cause.
My positive thoughts, affirmations and visualization aren’t a substitute for discerning God’s will. Nor can my positive thoughts and visualisation substitute the “hard work” of patient trusting and faith that declares “Thy will be done.”
Feeling vulnerable, confused and anxious come with the territory of personal uncertainty, particularly in relation to life’s big questions – Who should I marry? Should I take this job? Where should I live? Why am I here? What’s my life’s purpose? We only find the answers when we find our truth. Our truth isContinue reading “3 Lessons from Learning to Listen to God”
Canada Day is a national holiday, not a feast of the Church; and yet it is right that we Christians offer prayer and thanksgiving today, because all the good things which we enjoy as Canadians have their origin as gifts of God. The resources of our land and the oceans which border it, our diversityContinue reading “Canada Day”
This is the third in a series of blog posts on The Limitless Potential of the Child of God. In Part 2 I wrote about finding your purpose. In this, the third and final part of the series, I speak about overcoming obstacles to the fulfilment of your purpose. A SPIRITUAL PERSPECTIVE ON FAILURE & SHORTCOMINGS From my own lifeContinue reading “Part 3 : Overcoming obstacles – The limitless potential of the child of God”
I am burdened that far too many Christians believe that they are limited. I firmly believe that there is no limit to our God given potential. The Child of God is a miracle – an expression of God’s supernatural transforming power, embodying miracles waiting to happen – as God continues to manifest his His power and blessingsContinue reading “Part 1: The limitless potential of the child of God”