Daily Blessing (18) Monday 8th June 2020

'Now then, my children, listen to me; blessed are those who keep my ways...  Blessed are those who listen to me, watching daily at my doors, waiting at my doorway.  For those who find me find life and receive favour from the LORD.  But those who fail to find me harm...

Daily Blessing (17) Saturday 16th May 2020

‘Blessed are those whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD their God’ Psalm 146:5 I love the story of Jacob, the young trickster son, who met with God as he fled in fear from his brother’s vengeance.  Far from home, and laying his head down to sleep...

Daily Blessing (16) Friday 8th May 2020

Daily Blessing (16) Friday 8th May 2020

‘Blessed is the people of whom this is true; blessed is the people whose God is the LORD’ (Psalm 144:15) VE DAY, May 8th, 1945 King George VI broadcasts to the nation: ‘Today we give thanks to Almighty God for a great deliverance.  Speaking from our Empire’s oldest...

Daily Blessing (15) Wedneday 22nd April 2020

'Blessed are they who have learned to acclaim You (worship You with a joyful shout), who walk in the light of Your presence, LORD'  Psalm 89:15 'Lord, You are more precious than silver, Lord You are more costly than gold, Lord, You are more beautiful than diamonds,...

Daily Blessing (14) Friday 17th April 2020

'Blessed are those whose ways are blameless, who walk according to the law of the LORD. Blessed are those who keep His statutes and seek Him with all their heart.' (Psalm 119:1,2) Bible delight! - that's how one writer summarises the Psalm which these two verses...

Daily Blessing (13) Thursday 16th April 2020

'Blessed is he who comes in the name of the LORD.' (Psalm 118:26) Newcastle, 1981. I was a shy young student, spiritually and emotionally confused. And then I met James. James was a worker for Campus Crusade for Christ.  He was the friendliest person I have ever met,...

Daily Blessing (12) Monday 6th April 2020

Blessed are those who fear the LORD, who find great delight in His commands' (Psalm 112:1) Fear! The most crippling of human emotions. Some of us are held in bondage all our lives by irrational fears.  The list of phobias is almost endless (they seem to keep inventing...

Daily Blessing (11) Saturday 4th April 2020

Blessed are those who act justly, who always do what is right' (Psalm 106:3) It's an old illustration, but a good one. A traveller is driving through the country lanes, when he spots a large barn with five archery targets painted along its side.  Each one has an arrow...

Daily Blessing (10) Friday 3rd April 2020

'Blessed is the one you discipline, LORD, the one you teach from Your law' (Psalm 94:12) You have got to be joking!  How is being disciplined a blessing? I'm sure we have all known cases where those in authority (parents, teachers, bosses, the law, etc) have gone over...

Daily Blessing (9) Monday 30th March 2020

LORD Almighty, blessed is the one who trusts in You' (Psalm 84:12) I remember when I first told my friends that I had become a Christian. It took me a few minutes to find a way of blurting it out, and when I did they laughed, as if I had made a foolish mistake, and...

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