Just as marathon runners trust their training to help them overcome challenges, so as Christians we need to exercise our trust and hope in God and then we can keep on going in our Christian lives. It’s not a sprint, it’s a long distance journey.
On Remembrance Sunday, we remember the sacrifices people made in World War 1, that ended 100 years ago today. However, it’s hard to know the reality of war when you weren’t there. Before Jesus’ crucifixion, His disciples remembered the first Passover 1300 years before when the Israelites first marked their doorposts with the blood of […]
On this happy day that Emma Gordon is being baptised, this passage is a dark one. But it is important to recognise that Jesus experienced the Cross in order that our sins could be washed away. In this passage, we witness Jesus experiencing the dereliction of God, ie God has left Him alone. We ask […]
In this psalm, the psalmist is looking back to God’s compassion and power in his life. It is often used by believers to praise God for recovery from sickness, birth of a child, celebration of the Lord’s supper, thankfulness for salvation and rescue from serious situations.
It is not made absolutely clear when this psalm was written but it seems likely it is from the time of the Exodus when the Israelites were saved from slavery in Egypt. It can help us in situations in our own lives when we need God’s rescue. Give thanks to God for his goodness and his unfailing love that endures forever.