Daily Bible Verse:              John 11:25

‘I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in Me will live, even though they die!’

- We can rejoice, because we can know the reality of eternal life.
- Through HIS death, life was made possible for each one of us.
- Let His life, death, and resurrection, fill you with hope, as you believe.
- HE wants to give you new life, new hope and new strength.

Prayer: Lord, as we remember Your death and the price You paid, we are reminded that the purpose was to bring us life. No more death for us, because You are our resurrection and our life, and we believe in You. Amen.


Daily Bible Verse: John 11:25
‘I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in Me will live, even though they die!’


Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 2:5
‘Come, let us walk in the light of the LORD!’

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The Time To Trust

October 7, 2019

THE TIME TO REALISE THAT OUR TIME ON EARTH IS SHORT

There comes a time when we realize that our time here on earth is a short season. When we are young we think we will live forever. With time we begin to understand that life is short and we will not live, as we know it forever. My own father died at the age of 57. Up until then, we as a family had never experienced death first hand. In fact, even though my Dad was not physically strong, we somehow did not think he would die. But he did and it seemed premature. Up until that point we felt immortal, as if we would never die. But when death became a reality, in an instant I realized that life is short. It is for this reason that it takes courage to face old age, as the reality of the brevity of life becomes a reality.

Psalm 39:4-5 Lord, help me to realize how brief my time on earth will be. Help me to know that I am here for but a moment more. My whole lifetime is but a moment to you.

While we are young and we feel immortal, we live life as if it will never end, but in that moment in time when we discover that life is short, everything changes. From our motivations to our actions. The wise use of time is a vital aspect that we need to understand.

THE TIME TO TRUST

There comes a time in our lives when we have to trust. We should trust God at all times, but we often trust and rely on ourselves. But there comes a time to each one of us when we have no alternative but to trust God. Perhaps you are trusting for a family member, or some situation that you long for God to resolve. Then it is your time (moment) of trusting.

Psalm 62:8 ‘O my people, trust Him all the time. Pour out your longings before Him, for He can help!’

If you are in the time of trusting, there is something that you need to do, ‘pour out your longings before Him’. The greatest joy is the fact that ‘He can help.’ Let your source of hope and your source of strength be in Christ alone!

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