Proverbs 30 contains the wisdom of Agur, son of Jakeh. I find his words very interesting and they read as if he were just pensively reflecting about the things he has observed on the earth. He finds a number of illustrations to remind him of God’s glory, of His majesty, of His remarkable creativity, of … More Four Little Creatures of Wisdom
This weekend, my husband and I attended a health update conference. The last speaker spoke about relationships, giving advice about how we could counsel our patients towards lasting relationships and marriages. In the last three weeks, our church has been going through principles for a healthy marriage. There is a large industry committed to relationship … More “I do” to who?
Wedding day came and went quickly, in a blur, but not without meaning. Leading up to the day, I had been asking the Lord to show me something more of how He saw His bride, the church. I wanted to know how He saw the fulfilment of her being, of His love in her. [John … More It’s Gonna Be Worth It
Tomorrow is December 1st, 2013 – wedding day. More importantly, it will be day one of the journey Jerry and I will travel together in marriage. In the last nine months, we’ve been preparing both for the wedding, and for our marriage in Christ. All the preparation, the struggling and the decisions were not in … More Love and Humility: Two Lessons in Wedding Preparation
LIVING IN IDENTITY (2 Peter 1:1-11) What does it mean to grow in the grace and knowledge of Christ Jesus? In 2 Peter 3:18, Peter exhorts us to “grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ”. This is said in contrast to scoffers in the last days who will grow … More Bridal Preparation 2: Identity, Holiness and Suffering
INTRODUCTION (Revelation 19:6-8) Then I heard what sounded like a great multitude, like the roar of rushing waters and like loud peals of thunder, shouting: “Hallelujah! For our Lord God Almighty reigns. Let us rejoice and be glad and give him glory! For the wedding of the Lamb has come, and his bride has made … More Bridal Preparation 1: Living with Expectation
I remember the moment when I first truly experienced the Bridegroom heart of Jesus. I had been studying it for a while, and learning in my mind about who He was as my Bridegroom King, but when my heart experienced the love of the Bridegroom, it was astounding. At the time, we were holding two … More Recognising the Bridegroom and Functioning as the Bride of Christ