There is no escaping the brokenness of this fallen world — but we have a Savior who came for us who are without defenses, for us stripped bare and vulnerable. He is our refuge; He will be our defense. We do not need to face this day, this life alone. The Lord will fight for us, and He will be our defense and safe place.
They are there, the questions that fill all the empty space and confused corners. Are You there, Lord? If You are, how can this be? What am I supposed to do? Will this ever change? How long, how far to go, Lord? And the answer, the one we are sure to get?
The Advent time is a season of waiting and hoping and loving. This time of the year, we are drawn towards those flickers of light around us — all the candles, fairy lights, Christmas trees and decorations. Yet at the same time, the busyness of the season easily seeps in and takes our eyes off […]
“For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” (Isaiah 9:6) See here, these names of God? They are not just names — rather, they are His characteristics. […]