Tag archive: reaction

A Lame Excuse

A Lame Excuse

From “busy at work” to “it’s too cold”, they were all lame excuses. Luke 2:36-40 Reference: and then was a widow until she was eighty-four. She never left the temple but worshiped night and day, fasting and praying. (‭Luke‬ ‭2‬:‭37‬ NIV) Explore: I was recently chatting to a Personal Trainer who was very frustrated with…

The Whole Story

The Whole Story

Once I saw their responses, I could see what had really happened. Ezekiel 25:1-17 Reference: Say to them, ‘Hear the word of the Sovereign Lord. This is what the Sovereign Lord says: Because you said “Aha!” over my sanctuary when it was desecrated and over the land of Israel when it was laid waste and…

Seeing Us Differently

Seeing Us Differently

I do hope that when people hear our story they are inspired to help others Ezekiel 24:1-27 Reference: So you will be a sign to them, and they will know that I am the Lord. (Ezekiel 24:27b) Explore: When people first find out that we are foster carers, they instantly view us differently. No longer are we…

Teenagers 101

Teenagers 101

They certainly don’t make things easy for child-parent relationships. 2 Chronicles 18:1-34 Reference: The king of Israel answered Jehoshaphat, “There is still one prophet through whom we can inquire of the Lord, but I hate him because he never prophesies anything good about me, but always bad. He is Micaiah son of Imlah.” “The king…

Jesus In A Bad Mood

Jesus In A Bad Mood

I’m not proud of my behaviour when I’m upset.  Mark 14:43-52 Reference: “Am I leading a rebellion,” said Jesus, “that you have come out with swords and clubs to capture me? (Mark 14:48 NIV) Explore: It is very clear to see when I am upset. I don’t cry, I don’t vocalise my pain, I don’t…

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