Christ the Lord (Dec 5)

Advent is about awaiting the coming of Jesus, the Lord of heaven and earth. That is who we come to adore. When we think of the Christmas story we think of Jesus as a baby but he is not just a baby. He is Christ the Lord. He is Emmanuel, God with us. That is…

Come (Dec 4)

“Oh come let us adore him, Christ the Lord” go the words of the familiar carol. To adore Jesus we need to come. Adoration is an active thing. Adoration is an intentional thing. We have to be intentional about adoring Jesus. We when aren’t intentional it can be easy to drift. To lose our focus.…

Forever (Dec 3)

“But you, O Lord, reign forever; your throne endures to all generations” Lamentations 5:19 The God we adore is the God who reigns forever. His throne endures throughout all generations. That is a great source of hope for us. Our God will reign forever. He endures. His Kingdom continues throughout eternity. We can have faith…

Adore (Dec 2)

This advent we are focusing on adoring Jesus, the one who is worthy of all our affection. Adoring Jesus means treasuring Him above all. It means putting Him first in our thoughts. It means giving our time to Him. Adoring Jesus means surrendering control to Him. It means trusting him. Even when it makes no…

Adore Him (Dec 1)

And the four living creatures, each of them with six wings, are full of eyes all around and within, and day and night they never cease to say, “Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord God Almighty, who was and is and is to come!” Revelation 4:8 The start of December sees us entering advent, the…

Heaven Touching Earth Devotional Book

This December, in the run up to Christmas I want to invite you to come on a journey of reflection, taking time to ponder the amazing truth at the centre of the celebration – Heaven touching earth. Heaven Touching Earth is a daily devotional for the days leading up to Christmas from December first that…

Kingdom: Living

{Matthew 16:24-28} “Then Jesus told his disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me”” Matthew 16:24 In Matthew 16 Jesus is speaking to His disciples again. He has just started to reveal to them the path He is on to Jerusalem and the cross…

The world v the Word

God’s word helps us stay rooted. It speaks truth into our souls. It anchors us to righteousness in the tossing waves of culture’s folly and error. The word speaks truth that exposes culture’s lies   The world says we are the result of chance but the Word says we are fearfully and wonderfully made The…

Kingdom: Purity

[Matthew 15:1-20]   “But what comes out of the mouth proceeds from the heart, and this defiles a person” Matthew 15:18   In Matthew 15 we find Jesus having a clash with the Pharisees. The religious elite of the day were starting to feel under threat from the radical liberating message of the Kingdom that…

Kingdom: Worth

[Matthew 13:44-46]   “The Kingdom of heaven is like treasure in a field, which a man has found and covered up. Then in joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field” Matthew 13:44   In Matthew 13 we find Jesus teaching privately to His disciples. He has spent time preaching…