Recently I heard someone quote that famous line attributed to Eric Liddell – when I run, I feel God’s pleasure. The longer quote from Chariots of Fire is I believe God made me for a purpose, but he also made me fast… And when I run I feel his pleasure. It got me thinking as…… Continue reading God’s pleasure
Encouragement can come in unexpected ways from unexpected places. Have you found that?
But have you also discovered its opposite – that discouragement can come from places where you would presume to have found encouragement?
I (metaphorically) wandered into Jeremiah 31 this morning, which prophesies the return of exiles. I was struck by some of the phrasing. As my eyes were drifting over it, this didn’t happen chronologically in terms of the text, but instead I hopped back and forth over the words. Some snippets First my eyes were drawn…… Continue reading the strength of their hands