"Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me." - Psalm 23:4 Psalm 23 is probably among the best-known Bible passages. And it's easy to see why. It's beautiful, it's evocative, it's reassuring. I will admit, Year Abroad … Continue reading Hymns: The Lord’s My Shepherd (Townend)
It was my housemate's birthday on Friday. So on Saturday we decided to do Go Ape. (Go Ape is so much fun, in particular the zip lines at the end of each section. I would definitely recommend doing it, or similar). Whilst there are about a thousand metaphors to take from having to trust simply … Continue reading Trust, or, When Things Seem to Go Wrong
"But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own." - Matthew 6:33-34 #thesarcasmisstrongwiththisone Paperwork is great. I love paperwork. Everything seems to make so much … Continue reading So. Much. Paperwork.
“We have courage in God's presence, because we are sure that he hears us if we ask him for anything that is according to his will. He hears us whenever we ask him; and since we know this is true, we know also that he gives us what we ask from him.” – 1 John … Continue reading Prayer and Trust in God
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.” – Proverbs 3:5-6 Less than a week until I go back to uni. Less than a week until I've got an essay due in. Just over a week until … Continue reading A New Term…
“Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.” – Proverbs 19:21 A simple song. A simple tune. A powerful reminder that God is sovereign. Father, I place into Your Hands is a song I often turn to when I literally just don't know what to do. I … Continue reading Hymns: Father, I Place Into Your Hands
God is so good. The first few weeks of term have been so encouraging from a CU point of view. We've had freshers turn up who are enthusiastic about sharing the Gospel. We've had freshers turn up who desperately needed the Gospel and are beginning to find it. And then we had tonight. I really … Continue reading Toasties: Thoughts, Trust and Encouragement