Friday, February 23

Tag: strength

Personal Life

Christ – our wisdom and power

We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. Hebrews 6:19  Christ is what and who Paul is referring to hear.  He is the anchor for our soul.  In fact He is the anchor for our entire life.  We are positioned in Him. Our position is more powerful than our condition.  Our condition needs treating from time to time, but our position defines who we are and what we can achieve. In Christ we have wisdom and power (amongst many, many other things). But to those called by God to salvation, both Jews and Gentiles, Christ is the power of God and the wisdom of God. 1 Corinthians 1:24 One piece of His wisdom can unlock an entire situation. Can you imagine seeing a car for the very first time and have no manual.  You would be excused for not seeing the key whole as its s
Personal Life

Why wait?

But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint. Isaiah 40:31 'Waiting on the Lord' is the process of giving time to the Lord. Its drawing near with a heart desiring to receive from Him. Waiting on the Lord keeps us realising He is our answer, not other things. Waiting, as the word suggests, involves time and patience. It has in it a sense of expectation. Waiting for what? Clearly waiting for something has a desire in it. isaiah tells us by waiting on the Lord we receive strength, energy, youthfulness and endurance. In what way are we strengthened through waiting? Its not just the waiting that strengthens us, although a huge inner resolve and patience is shaped in us ...
Health Life, Personal Life

Strength by Joy

"The joy of the Lord is my strength" Nehemiah 8:10 When your lacking strength what you need more than anything else is a revival of joy. Joy releases endorphins within the brain, along with dopamine another brain chemical that can boost your mood. It revives the soul as well as the body. Joy will empower you, conquor your fears, put light into your dark thoughts and step you into a renewed place. You will perform better at work when you are getting happy about being at work. You will have a better marriage when you rejoice over your family. You will perform better in almost anything you do. Enjoy - 'in-joy' step into joy - its a choice. Get around others who have joy. Rejoice - renew your joy through positive expression. 'Joy of the Lord' - Joy is found in the Lord. Get with Him and l...