Monthly archive for September 2015

The militant peace of God

Militant peace is in one sense an oxymoron, yet when understanding the nature of peace you see that it is something that is active and not passive. In Philippians 4v6-7 Pauls encourages us with words that many have committed to heart. “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” ‭‭Philippians‬ ‭4:6-7‬ ‭NIV‬‬ He recognised that we all get anxious, but he knew that wasn’t to be the place

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Your face is lovely and your voice is sweet…

My dove in the clefts of the rock, in the hiding places on the mountainside, show me your face, let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely. Song of Solomon 2:14 How many times have I read this and thought of it as a prayer to the Lord and an expression of my desire for Him? When the truth is, this is what the Lord thinks of us. These are His thoughts towards His children. It is in the clefts of the rock, the mountainside, the secret place of prayer where the secrets

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