Daily Verse – Gather Together.

For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.’ Matthew 18:20 NIVUK Gather - sunagó - to convene, to come together in a hospital way. With them - in the midst (alt.trans) - mesos - middle, amongst, between. In this verse Jesus is giving us an assurance that no matter… Continue reading Daily Verse – Gather Together.

Daily Verse – Grass, Flower, Word.

The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever.” Isaiah 40:8 NIVUK The context for today's verse is the prophet Isaiah asking God what he is 'cry out' on behalf of the Lord. None too encouragingly for us the Lord's response is that the people are like the grass… Continue reading Daily Verse – Grass, Flower, Word.

Daily Verse – Downcast, Disturbed, and Praising.

Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Saviour and my God. Psalms 42:11 NIVUK I think we can all agree that life over the last couple of years has been a bit more stressful than usual. Careers, Covid, and… Continue reading Daily Verse – Downcast, Disturbed, and Praising.

Daily Verse – Father of Me.

‘This, then, is how you should pray: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name . . ."' Matthew 6:9 I have a confession. This verse shouldn't be the Daily Verse. Matthew 6:19 should be. When searching for the verse on the Interlinear version I use, I typed in 6:9 instead. Rather than not storing… Continue reading Daily Verse – Father of Me.

Daily Verse – In the House!

Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever. Psalms 23:6 NIVUK Psalm 23 is familiar to most people, believers or not. The view of God as a shepherd is an image which Jesus repeats and expands upon… Continue reading Daily Verse – In the House!

Daily Verse – Endurance, Encouragement, Hope.

For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope. Romans 15:4 NIVUK There are more opinions and points of view in the world now than there has ever been. News outlets and social… Continue reading Daily Verse – Endurance, Encouragement, Hope.

Daily Verse – Good Life and Deeds.

Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. James 3:13 NIVUK If we were in a classroom and I asked for a show of hands of who considered themselves wise and knowledgable, I am not sure how many… Continue reading Daily Verse – Good Life and Deeds.

Daily Verse – Will, Act, Good!

for it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfil his good purpose. Philippians 2:13 NIVUK It is common for us to see ourselves in isolation. As our work environments have been forced mostly into solitary affairs due to the Pandemic, and the suspension for long periods of… Continue reading Daily Verse – Will, Act, Good!

Daily Verse – Peace of Mind

You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. Isaiah 26:3 NIVUK In today's world it can be difficult to gain peace of mind. In fact it is a new industry, with coaches, books and podcasts, magazines and countless YouTube videos, telling you how to quieten your thoughts… Continue reading Daily Verse – Peace of Mind

Daily Verse – First, Last, Everything.

But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Matthew 6:33 NIVUK Ordinarily I try to only refer to the words in the chosen verse, but today I need to add a little context. The 'all these things' mentioned in the second half of the… Continue reading Daily Verse – First, Last, Everything.