The cornerstone and its effect on our lives

I came across a very interesting verse during my quiet time today in the book of Matthew: “Anyone who falls on this stone will be broken to pieces; anyone on whom it falls will be crushed” Matthew 21:44 For some reason, this verse struck me. I have always loved Jesus’ words two verses before thisContinue reading “The cornerstone and its effect on our lives”

Of difficult times, growth and God’s love

I read a very interesting quote from the Forbes magazine yesterday, that difficulties build up our mental muscle the same way physical exercise builds up our bodies. It is a very interesting concept, to think that we need tough times to strengthen and equip us. Often, my first thought when difficulties arise is to stepContinue reading “Of difficult times, growth and God’s love”

A Jacob Experience, Part 4: The eternal promise

My summary of what I have learned from the story of Jacob would not be complete without touching on the eternal perspectives that this story demonstrates to me. It took Jacob many years, and many ups and downs, for him to get to that place where he could find peace in God, and see allContinue reading “A Jacob Experience, Part 4: The eternal promise”

A Jacob Experience, Part 3: The prosperity

Last week and this week, I have been sharing what I have been learning from Jacob’s story in the Bible. I just love how God makes his word come alive and speak to us in every season. This story gives me hope and encouragement. It reminds me that no matter how things seem in theContinue reading “A Jacob Experience, Part 3: The prosperity”

A Jacob Experience, Part 2: The restoration

Sometimes I find it difficult to look inwards and see the things in me that I need to allow God to work on. God, however is gracious and compassionate. In His infinite patience, he waits until I come to the end of my own schemes and plans to show me a better way. To showContinue reading “A Jacob Experience, Part 2: The restoration”