Quash confusion

Isaiah 61:7 “Instead of your shame you shall have double honour, and instead of confusion they shall rejoice in their portion. Therefore, in their land they shall possess double; Everlasting joy shall be theirs.” Leader, I bless you with not just surviving a time of difficulty, but with receiving double honour because you came through it without compromising on the principles … More Quash confusion

Sidestep anxiety

Philippians 4:6,7 “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Leader, I bless you with the ability to overcome anxiety. In a world where being always … More Sidestep anxiety

Peace as you go

Numbers 6:26 “The Lord lift up His countenance upon you, and give you peace.”’ Leader, I bless you with being in God’s line of sight today – and with you not being troubled by such an idea! Be blessed knowing that He does not look at you with critical eyes, that’s the behaviour of human beings. I … More Peace as you go

Perfected by patience

Luke 21:19 “By your patience possess your souls.” Leader, I bless you with cultivating patience (cheerful or hopeful endurance) – with yourself as well as with those around you. The word ‘souls’ here refers to ‘breath’ and by implication, spirit. I bless you with becoming aware that you are spirit, soul and body. And where the world … More Perfected by patience

Goodness for the taking

Psalm 4:6-8 “There are many who say, ‘Who will show us any good?’ Lord, lift up the light of Your countenance upon us. You have put gladness in my heart, more than in the season that their grain and wine increased. I will both lie down in peace, and sleep; for You alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.” … More Goodness for the taking

Selective hearing

Genesis 3:5 “For God knows that in the day you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” Leader, I bless you with discernment to recognise the half-truths – more dangerous than lies – couched as good advice from others. I bless you with instinctively … More Selective hearing

Dress for success

Ephesians 6:11 “Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.” Leader, I bless you with taking the instruction of God seriously. Whether you are a seasoned follower of Jesus Christ, a newbie or whether you are still checking out the whole ‘Jesus’ thing, … More Dress for success

Cleave to receive

Deuteronomy 4:4 “But you who held fast to the Lord your God are alive today, every one of you.” Leader, I bless you with experiencing the kind of ‘alive’ that Moses talks about in this scripture. It is much more than mere breathing. Among others, it means fresh, strong, running, springing, troop. I bless you … More Cleave to receive