Monthly archive for April 2015

Come to me

“Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without cost. (‭Isaiah‬ ‭55‬:‭1‬ NIV) It’s a free lunch. But haven’t you heard that there’s no such thing as a free lunch? It’s true to some extent. Someone has to pay. And someone has paid for this, at the cross the price was paid completely with blood, pain, beatings and bruising so that we could come, and come without cost to eat and drink of life. The only requirement is that you

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Streams of living water

Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.’” (‭John‬ ‭7‬:‭38‬ ESV) I was recently reading this passage and thinking around what it meant to have rivers of living water flowing out of your heart and the thought came to me that it is from the overflow of the heart that the mouth speaks. I have often wondered what the rivers flowing out of the heart looks like and is there some tangible expression of it. I know we can be so full of the Spirit that people near us

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Coming before the cross

I come before the cross in my imagination. I bring my bags, my files of accusations, my memories of wrongs and I leave them their, at the foot of the cross. For though this wooden cross beam is empty, there is power still here. For this is the place of sacrifice, of death, but also life. For it is only in dieing that you truly live. As I leave my bags the whispers come. You haven’t fully let go. You still remember what happened, you need justice, what they did was wrong. The scenario builds in my head as the

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