One of the first times I felt powerless was as a little girl, waiting for my mum to pick me up from school. She had been delayed and I didn’t know where she was. My eyes scanned the streets, thinking maybe the next car would be hers. I only had eyes for our family’s light… Continue reading How to deal with powerlessness
Often the word ‘command’ conjures up images of moustached dictators and stern school teachers. It speaks of power and authority, towering over weak-willed submission. And let’s face it – no one wants to be bossed around. But when we think about obeying God’s commands, it’s different. Obeying God is not about bending our knee to… Continue reading No one wants to be bossed around
What’s the source of your power and strength? What gets you through the day? Whether you’re facing minor frustrations or massive problems, know that you can trust God to help you. We can choose to be confident in him, because he won’t let us down. God is right beside us always, giving us power and… Continue reading Where does your strength come from?
What’s your weakness? Your main struggle in life? Your unrelenting burden that won’t get its grip off you? Paul knew about burdens. He describes his battle in 1 Corinthians 12:7… “Therefore, in order to keep me from becoming conceited, I was given a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me.” Many… Continue reading What’s your weakness?