Jesus called me by name, inviting me to turn from the desolation of empty tomb, to Him: the life-giving air I breathe.
A mother’s heart holds many sorrows and joys. God sees us and honours us, brings restoration and calls us favoured and blessed.
When we are caught in the uncertainty moving from then to there, we can plant our feet in the knowledge of how to travel the path.
Because of the gift of Christ on the cross we are called into freedom and a hope of power and victory through restored relationship.
Good Friday, the day we give thanks that Jesus not only died for us, but he died instead of us taking the penalty of our sin.
The Shield of Faith is more than a defensive weapon, it covers us as we, not only advance into enemy territory, but go about our daily lives.
In Psalm 40 David acknowledges that God is greater than his despair and trials. We too can choose to trust God to be greater than our trials.
Whilst Paul reminds us that we are free to forget our past, Moses challenges us to remember what the Lord has done for us.
God’s response to our interruption of the ‘stink’, of human reasoning in the face of His power is, “Did I not tell you that if you believe…”
Part 2 of Spiritual Warfare: Defence, we look at how God’s armour is perfect for deflecting Satan’s tactics of suffering and pride.