Category archive: R.E.A.P.

Weighed Down

Weighed Down

What started out as an easy task ended up with a couple of days of aching! Psalm 81:1-16 Reference: “I removed the burden from their shoulders; their hands were set free from the basket. (‭Psalm‬ ‭81‬:‭6‬ NIV) Explore: When I was working in radio, one of my colleagues accepted a challenge to help us raise…

Stopping Along The Way

Stopping Along The Way

He doesn’t do as he is asked straight away. Luke 9:57-62 Reference: Still another said, “I will follow you, Lord; but first let me go back and say goodbye to my family.” (‭Luke‬ ‭9‬:‭61‬ NIV) Explore: We’re currently fighting an obedience battle with one of our boys. It’s not that he is outright disobedient, it’s…

I Want To Be Accepted

I Want To Be Accepted

I tried to play it cool but inside I was mortified. Luke 9:51-56 Reference: When the disciples James and John saw this, they asked, “Lord, do you want us to call fire down from heaven to destroy them?” (‭Luke‬ ‭9‬:‭54‬ NIV) Explore: I found a few years of high school were really tough. It wasn’t…

Wisdom From Others

Wisdom From Others

It was too foreign for them to understand. Luke 9:43-50 Reference: But they did not understand what this meant. It was hidden from them, so that they did not grasp it, and they were afraid to ask him about it. (‭Luke‬ ‭9‬:‭45‬ NIV) Explore: On a recent overseas trip for work we took some people…

Big Hearts

Big Hearts

John was a man of small stature and was open about his discussions of having children with his 5foot9 wife Luke 9:37-43 Reference: A man in the crowd called out, “Teacher, I beg you to look at my son, for he is my only child. (‭Luke‬ ‭9‬:‭38‬ NIV) Explore: I was recently chatting to a…

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