Words From The Heart: Special Weekly Reflection #50

“I will restore to you the years that the swarming locust has eaten … you shall eat in plenty and be satisfied.” Joel 2:25,26 (NKJV) In late 2020 and early 2021, East Africa suffered from swarms of locusts – the worst in decades. What made it worse was the it came in two waves. As…

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Words From The Heart: Special Weekly Reflection #49

“In the past God spoke to our ancestors through the prophets at many times and in various ways, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom also he made the universe.” Hebrews 1:1-2 (NIV) On the top of Mount Carmel,…

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Words From The Heart: Special Weekly Reflection #48

“God is not a God of confusion but a God of peace. This is the rule for all the meetings of God’s people.” 1 Corinthians 14:33 (ERV) All across Canada decisions are being made about how we are to deal with the pandemic. Politicians and medical authorities are giving advice, setting guidelines and issuing edicts…

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Words From The Heart: Special Weekly Reflection #47

“To the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: ‘These are the words of him who is holy and true, who holds the key of David. What he opens no one can shut, and what he shuts no one can open.’” Revelation 3:7 (NIV) Over this past winter the weather people kept warning us about…

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Words From The Heart: Special Weekly Reflection #46

“Say to the anxious and fearful, ‘Be strong and never afraid. Look, here comes your God! He is breaking through to give you victory! He comes to avenge your enemies. With divine retribution he comes to save you!’” Isaiah 35:4 (TPT) I read an article online recently about the added anxiety that comes from working…

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Words From The Heart: Special Weekly Reflection #45

“Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” Matthew 6:10 (ESV) Prince Charles has been waiting for 72 years. He is the oldest longest servant heir apparent in the history of the British monarchy. One day, if his mother doesn’t outlive him, he will become King Charles III, by…

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Words From The Heart: Special Weekly Reflection #44

“For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” Mark 10:45 (ESV) Have you noticed how creative some Christians have become in serving others during this pandemic? Seeing these unique times as an opportunity to share the love of Jesus…

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Words From The Heart: Special Weekly Reflection #43

“Let the beloved of the Lord rest secure in him, for he shields him all day long, and the one the Lord loves rests between his shoulders.” Deuteronomy 33:12 (NIV) Mt. Nebo, in modern day Jordan, stands overlooking the valley of the Jordan River. From the summit on a clear day you can look across…

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Words From The Heart: Special Weekly Reflection #42

“A fool takes no pleasure in understanding, but only in expressing his opinion.” Proverbs 18:2 (ESV) There is no lack of opinion being expressed in these days of pandemic. Conspiracy theories are a dime a dozen. We are called to make decisions about all sorts of things, most of which we never dreamt we would…

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