He will not let your foot slip

Posted on January 30th, by admin in thinking. Comments Off on He will not let your foot slip

He will not let your foot slip. When you are in a time of prosperity, a time of confidence and self assurance, the thought of slipping seems far away and this truth only receives a fleeting glance. It is only when you feel the bite of life, the pain and exhaustion of struggles that the words of the writer are a comfort and consolation to the soul. I would not wish struggles and trials on anyone, but life has many of them. A man who has never had a trial has never lived or is completely deceived. We don’t revel in them, but like all things it is a matter of where we fix our eyes. In football you are told to keep you eye on the ball, in the Lord we are to fix our eyes on him. One of the purposes of trials is that we learn to fix our eyes on Him, the one whom the waves and the wind obeys. The trial purges us of earthly trust, of trust in the natural realm and the strength of man, so we can rely on the Lord, knowing that He will not let our foot slip, He will … Read More »

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Death

Posted on January 23rd, by admin in thinking. No Comments

Death is so final. That is it, finished, over. Many things in life can be redeemed, if it breaks we get another one, if we make a mistake we try and correct it. Even in relationships where things have gone wrong, whilst you are alive there is still hope. But after death there is no redemption, that is it. And we will all one day die. There is something so final that we find it hard to cope with, we dot want to talk about it, it is the great unknown, but I am not talking about the death of our bodies when our time is done, that will come and for those who know Christ, the greatest adventure then begins, eternity in glory. No, I am talking about the the death of our bodies now, not physically killing ourselves, but putting to death those things that have ruled us. It is the same mentality, death at the end of our days and the death of those things that rule us – it should be final, no coming back. So Paul tells the Colossians in light of the fact they are hidden in Christ and have been raised with … Read More »