Long Term Sickness

I woke up this morning with some rather unusual verses on my heart. Deut. 28.58 and 59. 58 “If you are not careful to do all the words of this law that are written in this book, to fear and honor with reverence this glorious and awesome name, the Lord your God, 59 then the Lord will bring extraordinary plagues on you and yourContinue reading “Long Term Sickness”

Thoughts About Fasting 05 Fast When Blind

When Paul encountered the Lord on the road to Damascus he was blinded. He could not see. And immediately and without instruction he fasted. 7 The men traveling with Saul stood there speechless; they heard the sound but did not see anyone. 8 Saul got up from the ground, but when he opened his eyes he could see nothing. SoContinue reading “Thoughts About Fasting 05 Fast When Blind”

Thoughts About Fasting 04 Some Stay, Some Go

When the prophets and teachers in Acts 13.1 to 3 started worshipping and praying there were five of them. They all were on staff at what was probably the greatest and most dynamic church in the world. The Holy Spirit spoke clearly, out of the team, 2 of them need to go and plant aContinue reading “Thoughts About Fasting 04 Some Stay, Some Go”

Thoughts About Fasting 03: Be in the Temple

She had lived as a widow since then for eighty-four years. She never left the temple, worshiping with fasting and prayer night and day (Luke 2.37 NET) One of the most successful fasters in the Bible was Anna the prophetess. She recognized Jesus when there was no reason to recognize Him! The Pharisees couldn’t recognizeContinue reading “Thoughts About Fasting 03: Be in the Temple”

Thoughts About Fasting 02 Fasting and Elders

Paul and Barnabas appointed elders for them in each church and, with prayer and fasting, committed them to the Lord, in whom they had put their trust. (Acts 14.23) Paul saw appointing elders into a local church as so important that he would not do it until he had fasted. It is that important. AContinue reading “Thoughts About Fasting 02 Fasting and Elders”

Thoughts on Fasting 01: Worshipping and Fasting

While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.” (Acts 13.2) This is a remarkable verse. It is the verse that changed the centre of the world from Jerusalem to Antioch. This is the verse thatContinue reading “Thoughts on Fasting 01: Worshipping and Fasting”

Be Better At Work 03 Organize Things Better

A lot of people do not realize the importance of order in a workplace. You need things in the right order. You need to have things in the right order and do things in the right order. You were designed for order – chaos is not fruitful or productive. We all know it is farContinue reading “Be Better At Work 03 Organize Things Better”

Be Better At Work 02 Follow Someone Who Knows the Way

The easiest way to get somewhere is have a guide who has been there. The easiest way to be a success at anything is to have a mentor, a guide, a coach. Whatever you call them, you need one. A mentor is a person who will unlock the glory that is hidden in your heart,Continue reading “Be Better At Work 02 Follow Someone Who Knows the Way”