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Friday, 24 December 2021

Christmas 2021 ~ God Leaves the Best Bit till Last!

The Christmas story is probably the best known of all ALL Bible stories. Everywhere the Word of God it has been shared. The crux of it is Christ’s first coming is as the babe, Jesus, for He was born to die as our Saviour.
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Meditating upon this story, I wondered if ALL of the heavenly hosts were there rejoicing? or a select multitude of heavenly host to serenade the arrival of the LORD Jesus? 
In any case, they made a lasting impression in eternal matters on humble hearts! For God’s word is eternal and so was their announcement!

And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. Luke 2:13-14 
Glory to God in the highest.
Peace, goodwill to ALL men.
Well, we certainly need that today “PEACE, GOODWILL TO ALL” 
- as in the time of Jesus’ birth. 
Jesus was born in troubled times, as today. 
Roman rule is little like the rule of today. There were distinct classes strongly separated in Judaism, and Romans and non-Romans. Jesus came to break down those barriers with PEACE, GOODWILL TO ALL!

I wonder what the baby Jesus would think of it all today, as newborn of today? As a babe seeing faces in masks, not learning proper facial recognition… NO! let’s not go there. 😷🤔

Instead, let us focus on our beautiful Saviour’s First Advent. 
Yes! There is more than one Advent. 😃❤️☝️

Thank the LORD for that! 
That is the brightest part of this story, you know!
This is NOT a one off! JESUS IS COMING AGAIN!

YAY! He IS coming again!



As we look at this story it’s really a story of Willing and Waiting Hearts.

The Anticipating Cast:

**Elizabeth and Zacharias parents of John the Baptist. (See Luke 1:5-25 here)

Elizabeth is Mary’s cousin. They’d long prayed for a son, but it was impossible. Until God’s miracle and John was born! “they were both righteous before God” v.6

**Mary and Joseph (Matt. 1:19-21 and Luke 1:26 -56)

Like Zacharias and Elizabeth they were “just” and “blessed, highly favoured” .. these are waiting, anticipating, believing Old Testament saints.  

**Shepherds Luke 2:6-18 

**Wise men Matthew 2: 1-13 

These believed “as it was told them”, so many do not do so today 🙏🙏🙏

**Simeon and Anna Luke 2:21-39

These last two are truly remarkable! 

Both are “righteous before God”, both for many decades we’re praying waiting with such anticipation for the Promised Messiah. 

Both had been told of God that they would see Him! These are Simeon’s words when this promise was fulfilled. I love this!

Luke 2:29-33 Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word:

For mine eyes have seen thy salvation,

Which thou hast prepared before the face of all people; 

A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel.

And Joseph and his mother marvelled at those things which were spoken of him.

“A LIGHT to lighten the Gentiles and the GLORY of Thy people Israel.”

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Am I, are we willing joyfully awaiting?

Waiting right now, today, this moment for our coming King. 

For our LORD Jesus’ Second Advent?

 HIS COMING IS AS SURE AS THE DAWN

Do we walk daily in the light of “Perhaps today?” 

Because truly perhaps 🤔  it IS TODAY! 

May we be ready waiting as we’re Elizabeth, Zacharias, Mary, Joseph, the Shepherds, Wise men, Simeon and Anna, who waited so long too. 

For joy, today perhaps it is that He returns for the second time

Amen even so come, Lord Jesus!

 He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. 

Even so, come, Lord Jesus. Rev 22:20

Bless, LORD God of glory, bless us ALL, in spite of our great sinfulness. 

This Christmas time, may we remember afresh the promise of your coming again. May we daily desire to walk in the light of Your Son’s Return for His own, looking forward with anticipation as they did so many millennia ago.

Oh Father, please save souls today, all over our poor, sad world today, for ETERNITY’s sake, please, in Thy great mercy, for Thy Eternal glory. In Jesus name, Amen. 

Thanks to all who pop across to read this blog and Thank YOU, especially if you’re able to leave some love and encouragement.

Prayer hugs,🙏🤗
Shaz in Oz.x 

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Thursday, 9 December 2021

The Most Important Thing we Can Ever Do

 We live in times and seasons which were foretold millennia ago. As Jesus birth was first mentioned in Genesis 3:15, so days in which we now live were foretold by faithful prophets, servants of the LORD and the Lord Jesus Christ Himself.

(Links at end for this)

 In such troubled times it’s most important to have an Anchor, a stronghold in the day of trouble.

The most important thing you will ever do is PRAY.

PRAYER is submissive communication with One far above mere humans.

It's all God.

Not of us. 

Not me or you. 

All God.. 

 "for of Him, and through Him and by Him are ALL things: to Whom be glory forever and ever. Amen."

Romans 11:36

MOST IMPORTANT is PRAYER.

We are apt to underrate PRAYER.

One is heard to say, “Oh well, at least we can pray!”

As if it’s a last resort, a stop-gap.

However as Jesus said PRAYER moves mountains.. when mixed with fasting. (See Matt 17:21)

PRAYER saves souls 

PRAYER keeps souls 

PRAYER grows souls

PRAYER is ETERNAL, it will never pass away, it is Spirit-breathed and life (this thrills me 😊). 

PRAYERS are lifted to heaven, whether we keep on praying them or not. (Rev 8:4

If uttered in true faith to our Father, in Jesus name, prayer will not fail.

In hard, sad times it’s a great comfort of heart to remember, to remind myself of the great power of prayer.

In our prayers and their answers, we can trace the hand of God’s great love for us. Prayer works! 


Your children, loved ones, can run from God.

But they can never run from your prayers. 

 Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. Romans 8:26

PRAYER finds lost things, temporal or eternal. If prayed humbly to our God.

PRAYER will alter the course of this ship of life upon which we are sailing now!

  May I never ever forget that. 

Neglect it at our peril.  

PRAYER, believing, God-honouring God-fearing prayer is the ANSWER TO EVERY DILEMMA.

 Without prayer, no one will ever trust Christ. 

Our first act as a believer is a halting, stumbing prayer. One of the most precious prayers I've heard was a 78 yr old lady praying earnestly in halting utterance for salvation: 

"Be merciful to me a sinner." 

This is of course is the prayer of the publican or tax collector in Jesus' parable (Luke 18:13). I'm quite sure dear Fran didn't consciously know that story. She had attended church all her life, but did not realise her personal need of a Saviour from sin, till attending our little church.

In her prayer, Christ was present, indeed, in the heart, if not in word.. that's meeting God's standards, not ours for our God looks on the heart. Her life showed her heart faith.

No one will ever come to pray a repentance prayer of salvation, unless they’ve been prayed over. All believers in Christ have indeed been prayed over...

The greatest prayer chapter to me is John 17, where our Saviour lifts us all up to His and our Heavenly Father in prayer.. read it HERE, meditate AND just  think this was PRAYED over two thousand years ago in the garden of Gethsemane - for you and me! 

I've often mentioned Bro. Mac who'd pray 7 to 8 hours a day over a map of the world. 

Now he did not know names of all those people, who lived in all the countries upon the earth at that time - but our God did. As our Saviour, the dear LORD Jesus knew us when He prayed for us, 2,000+ years before!

We serve the all wonderful EL SHADDAI, the LORD GOD ALMIGHTY.

Infinite. Eternal. 

Not limited. 

*Omniscient *Omnipotent *Omnipresent.

So don't hold back, pray in Faith as brother Mac did, praying for all, everyone everywhere to repent. It’s not impossible. Pray BELIEVING that all things are possible.


With God ALL things are possible. 

Praying on 🙏🙏 dear ones, our Heavenly Father hears the softest cry of His little sheep. ❤️🙏🐑

Men ought ALWAYS to PRAY, not to faint. Luke 18:7

I'm praying and trusting in the God of miracles, as so many have before.

Bless, LORD God of glory, bless us ALL, in spite of our great sinfulness, we have fallen so far short of Thy Holy righteousness, we live in wicked, idolatrous nations, save souls today, now, for ETERNITY’s sake, please, with Thy holy mercy abounding, for Thy Eternal glory. In Jesus name, Amen. 

Thanks to all who pop across to read this blog and Thank YOU, especially if you’re able to leave some love and encouragement.

Prayer hugs,🙏🤗
Shaz in Oz.x 

Update: Sat11th Dec is a Call To Repentance and Prayer for REVIVAL in Australia 🇦🇺.  Repentance with prayer and fasting- for our great sins are so many..
EARNEST REPENTANT HEART PRAYER - this indeed will bring REVIVAL.
Pray with us.. please. 

If you are not sure if you are a Christian, a Christ follower, please read this post here - Who or What is a Christian?

Links for prophecy articles in the Australian Herald of Hope

Link to Article on How Will the Tribulation be Shortened?

Link to article “God’s Prophetic Plan

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Friday, 29 October 2021

The Eternal God is our Refuge

(Note: An unusual history  on this post.

The main body of this post was written a good number of weeks ago. I'd totally forgotten the Lord had given it me, came on with idea after quiet time for post. 

Lo! clicked on this post, to find it already done! "Coincidences are God's way of remaining anonymous", is a saying of a dear sister. So here it is, warts and all, the post God gave me twice. I did edit it then and after publishing if received emsils. This I frequently do.)

God sees what we cannot.

We are temporal beings, living in the here and now. 

God is eternal, He is not limited by time or space as we are.

He sees workings, happenings, occcurences about which we have no idea.

"The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and the good." Prov 15:3

God alone knows what today will bring.

Others before us - Abraham, Moses, Daniel, so VERY many have interceded, wrestled in prayer by faith to the Living God.

They wrought by their prayers great mercy of God's blessings upon those requests. God, our Heavenly Father loves us deeply and delights in our prayers.

Think of how many times the LORD punished the children of Israel in the wilderness, even to the point of threatening to wipe them off the earth and make a new nation of Moses descendants??

Now therefore let me alone, that my wrath may wax hot against them, and that I may consume them: and I will make of thee a great nation. 


 Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, thy servants, to whom thou swarest by thine own self, and saidst unto them, I will multiply your seed as the stars of heaven, and all this land that I have spoken of will I give unto your seed, and they shall inherit it for ever.

And the LORD repented of the evil which he thought to do unto his people.

(Vs 10, 12, 13. See all in Ex 32:9-14)

Yet dear faithful Moses, the meekest, most humble man who ever lived (Numb. 12:3), trusted in God's mercy and pleaded yet the more for God to bless and keep Israel from destruction! 

And God repented of the evil He thought to bring upon His beloved people.

Can’t we see the similarities to today? How we likewise need to intercede for our nations?

Yes, OUR nations are in the very throes of judgement by our God. He has allowed Satan a stranglehold of confusion - see Job chp 1. Job suffered from Satan’s overreach into his life, his family through God’s permissive will, and so do we.

Overreaching controls upon every area of our life, a Gov decree deciding if we may keep our job, feed our families or attend God’s house! When God created Adam and Eve, He gave them (and us) a free will. At certain times in history the free will is undermined, restrained, seemingly common sense is not as common as it was once. 

 Then it is very, very good to remember that Satan’s power is limited, and His power is the more limited especially as we pray.

How much more do we need to follow Moses’ example, especially today, pleading for our nations, for our beloved towns and cities, for our dear workers who'll lose their jobs over current Covid mandates. Some fellow believers have said to let this prayer burden alone. This is God’s battle, not yours. 

Let God have His way. 

However, I see a different path, as illustrated so often in scripture. Not taking this battle out of God’s hands to fight it alone, but lifting it before Him in prayer, pleading for mercy, “against hope believing in hope” as Abraham, et al before me .

This life we live as believers IS a battle, that is the point. I wonder if they said the same to Moses? For “HE BESOUGHT the LORD” his God!

Or of Daniel, David, or Esther, the Queen who interceded for her people that that they might not be slain.

Esther the Queen went against the express command of the King Ahasuerus’, entered into his presence without his royal decree or permission, and faced certain or possible death. 

Yet said her uncle Mordecai, perhaps you’ve come for such a time as this?

For if thou altogether holdest thy peace at this time, then shall there enlargement and deliverance arise to the Jews from another place; but thou and thy father's house shall be destroyed: and who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this?  Esther 4:14 

This life we live, dear brethren, IS a battle - we must never, ever forget that! 

It is no accident or coincidence that WE are alive here, where we are, in 2021!

It’s not a walk in the park, we WILL suffer persecution, “for servant is not greater than his master”, as Jesus Himself said. (See Here John 15:20)

For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. 

Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. Ephesians 6:12, 13

Our Saviour, our Ensample, was the greatest of prayer warriors, He spent nights in lonely vigil with His Heavenly Father. If the perfect Son of God needed it, how much more do we?

I am compelled by God’s Holy Spirit to pray, constrained to be informed of folks needing prayer, of current events, and so intercede more wisely… “the love of Christ constraineth us” 2 Cor 5:14a

It looks grim, dark, foreboding WITHOUT the eye of faith.

But FAITH does NOT need to see.

"Now faith is the substance of things HOPED for,

 the evidence of THINGS NOT SEEN." Heb 11:1 

FAITH BELIEVES, even though it sees not. 

Jesus said to his frightened disciples, who did not see with that eye of faith:

"Be of good cheer, it is I, be not afraid!" Matt 14:27

PRAY pleading earnestly yet again for God's great mercy, not because it’s  deserved because it’s its never deserved ...

.. but because of His great grace.

Who is a God like unto Thee, that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of His heritage?

 He retaineth not his anger for ever, because He delighteth in mercy. Micah 7:18

(Micah 7 is a beautiful chapter, that would be lovely to do a study on that, too)

He not only delights in our prayers..
… but tis precisely because He delights in MERCY 
that He delights in our prayers!!!

isn’t that soooo precious???

So do not quit praying, do not think it’s arguing with God to plead for mercy from our loving Abba, Father. If it’s according to His will, we pray aright. 
He delights to bless us, and grant His mercy
As He did back then to Moses and the idolatrous nation of Israel. 

It is exactly the same today. 
(Hymn link Here if not showing

The fight is on, 
the trumpet sound is ringing out,
The cry “To arms!” 
is heard afar and near;
The Lord of hosts 
is marching on to victory,

The triumph of the Christ will soon appear.

CHORUS:

The fight is on, O Christian soldier,
And face to face in stern array,
With armor gleaming, 
and colors streaming,

The RIGHT and WRONG ENGAGE today!
The fight is on, but be NOT weary;
Be strong, and in His might hold fast;
If God be for us, His banner o’er us,
We’ll sing the victor’s song at last!


The fight is on, arouse, 
ye soldiers brave and true!
Jehovah leads, 
and victory will assure;
Go buckle on the armor 
God has given you,
And in His strength 
unto the end endure.

The Lord is leading 
on to certain victory;
The bow of promise 
spans the eastern sky;
His glorious Name 
in every land shall honored be;
The morn will break, 
the dawn of peace is nigh.

I'm praying and trusting in the God of miracles, as so many have before.

Bless, LORD God of glory, bless ALL our sinful, idolatrous nations, save souls today, now, for ETERNITY’s sake, please, with Thy holy mercy abounding, for Thy Eternal glory. In Jesus name, Amen. 

Thanks to all who pop across to read this blog and Thank YOU, especially if you’re able to leave some love and encouragement.
Prayer hugs,🙏🤗
Shaz in Oz.x 

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Monday, 11 October 2021

Is there Power in Prayer?

How and what to pray? 

Is there power in persisting, prevailing prayer?

Yes, if PRAYING IN FAITH, BELIEVING.

Praying to our Heavenly Father, in the beautiful name of our Saviour, the LORD Jesus Christ.

For He dearly loves His children, our FATHER DELIGHTS IN OUR PRAYERS.

And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.

For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.

If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he ask a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent? Or if he shall ask an egg, will he offer him a scorpion?


If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him? 

Luke 11:9-13

PRAY IN FAITH, BELIEVING, praying to our FATHER.

Yes, our FATHER DELIGHTS IN OUR PRAYERS.           

NEVER forget the GOD FACTOR in our every day!

The LORD alone can bring good out of evil.

If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: 

how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?

Note it says to ask for the Spirit of God.

WHY? This is the question that filled my heart as read this passage in the chapters for today (in Luke, reading my Bible through for 2021). 😊

Why ask for the Holy Spirit? 

Then light 💡 came, I realised it’s needful indeed.

As believers, followers of the LORD Jesus Christ, we already have the indwelling of the Spirit of the Living God, but how often He is quenched, by sin filled walk and hearts.

So I’m to be wise steward of time given.

Redeeming the time for the days are evil. Watching, alert, vigilant.

Pray regularly and earnestly that He, the Holy Spirit of the Living God, may GUIDE, DIRECT US ARIGHT.

IN PRAYER, am I too busy rattling off what I want, or think?

… or am I waiting quietly, seeking Him, the still small voice?

And asking for His help, His light on a matter? 

Watching unto prayer! 

Deep, meaningful prayer as well as the regular, quick, short, urgent requests. 

There are various aspects of prayer - ALL ARE NEEDED.

A short post, but am burdened dear ones, as we live in sin filled world.

So many lies, rumours, innuendoes and deceits, time stealers.

The father of lies, our adversary the devil is as roaring lion seeking whom he may devour. 

Let him not devour the good gifts our God has given us, time, our strength, our wisdom. 

Am I as much in the Word of God, and prayer, as in watching a screen of some sort?

We must anchor our hearts in the word of God, praying without ceasing.

It takes effort. 

But remember..  no, never ever alone.

Be mindful of the God factor! He will never leave us nor forsake us.


(Hymn here if not showing, new to me but how I loved it)

 Be alert, vigilant, aware, informed, but covering it all in prayer, with the earnest of the Spirit of God… 

Pray for Holy Spirit guidance and light today, every day. 

There are three persons in the trinity. All are equal, one God.  

Looking unto Jesus, walking By FAITH not by SIGHT.

Thanks to all who pop across to read this blog and Thank YOU, too if you’re able to leave some love and encouragement.

Prayer hugs,🙏🤗
Shaz in Oz. X



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Friday, 17 September 2021

“Sufficient Unto the Day Is the Evil Thereof.”

 Why borrow tomorrow’s trouble today?

That I think is the simplest explanation of Jesus saying to His disciples, “Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof”. Indeed why borrow tomorrow’s worries, today’s are quite enough to cope with!


Grace sufficient is ONLY given for today. 

Not tomorrow - which may or may not happen, or more likely, will not be at all as we imagine. Yet Jesus wasn’t saying don’t prepare and be aware.

The wise man who built his house on the rock was aware and prepared well. So when Jesus said take no thought for the morrow, for the morrow shall take thought for itself.. He was simply saying:

TRUST Me, don’t worry about tomorrow’s burden, be aware it may happen. 

Yes, be prepared, but do NOT worry, TODAY is the focus.

I thought of a well-known Christian Corrie ten Boom, who suffered much in WW2.

Many at the time supported Jews against the Nazi Race Apartheid - Corrie was Dutch, she and her family hid those of the Jewish race. In Nazi eyes, Jews were an inferior race of people. They were to be shunned, were blamed for disease (link here - typhus), made to wear “identifying armbands” (link, star of David) and said to be “the scapegoat for economic and social problems” (see here). I can’t help wondering what Corrie would think of today? 

Perhaps this above might be her thoughts for today? “Worry does not empty tomorrow of sorrow, it empties today of strength.”

Note: Apartheid - the definition or etymology is not in relation to race, although it was originally used that way.

Simply it means in Dutch and Afrikaans, “separateness” and “held apart” see link. Are there a lesser class of people proposed thus in your country perhaps today?

Here in Aust. in current events, it seems another form of apartheid, division, separation is appearing. No longer is there really democratic governance, for how many current rules are discussed or voted upon in parliament? None here that I’m aware, regarding ever-changing restrictions and instructions, which constantly polarise and alarm. No democratic decisions on this. It is rule by bureaucrats, seemingly directing elected leaders. Yes, I know the powers enacted, however I’ve read that the Aust. constitution says such extra-ordinary powers are to be for weeks in duration, not years.

A leader is only as wise as advice given. Perhaps that’s part of the problem. Eg our current NSW medical Advisor, K. Chant, a double medical degree, completed in 1987, + two Master degrees, been in bureaucratic role in NSW health, 1991 - thirty years, acc to Wikipedia. Only actual experience in medical practice seems to be in time of training over forty years ago. Been in research, health dept., since then, now telling Drs what or what not to do. 

However decisions are not all on one person, but many. So as a simple servant of the living God, I don’t really know, God ALONE truly knows, and is able by faith to SOLVE IT. 

It will be worth it all when we see Jesus,
Life's trials will seem so small when we see Christ;
One glimpse of His dear face all sorrow will erase,
So bravely run the race till we see Christ.

So what do we do today as believers? (Link hymn here)


Prayer is the key, prayer WILL prevail.

Praying without ceasing, for all men everywhere to repent, and also for wise and Godly governance in all matters in our lands. 

It’s curious that the rich countries are perhaps missing the solution to this current dilemma that some poorer countries are finding. Time alone will tell on this, and so will history speak, as with Corrie and her friends!

I believe, “God has chosen the weak things of the world to confound the mighty, the foolish things of the world to confound the wise,...” 1 Cor. 1:27, etc verses here.

“Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools”. Rom.1:22 (Verses here)

God chose the foolish, weak, base things of the world…

That NO flesh should glory in His presence.

 In writing this post I pray it encourages us to NOT be FEARFUL. 

For God hath NOT given us the spirit of fear; 

but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind”. 2 Tim. 1:7

May we all be aware, and PRAY. 

There is obviously an amazing spiritual battle going on today, we truly are in end times, the Lord’s coming is drawing ever so near with each passing moment. “Maranatha, Lo, He cometh”. 1 Cor. 16:22

Of course, much in this battle is against God’s rules, full of the work of the father of lies, Satan, the Deceiver of mankind, the ruler of this world, Jesus said. 

We are to be salt and light as believers, Christ-followers. 

“Be ye kind one to another, ”… Eph.4:32

We are called to do as Jesus said, to love thy neighbour as thyself.

 If we own a business, by proposed laws, here in NSW Aust., they will soon require you to bar certain people. Business owners are fighting to earn a living in troubled times, yet they’re forced to be the state’s policemen on this matter, and if they fail to obey? 

Massive fines and loss of business, so it’s a lose-lose situation! 😥 Cruel+ And it will be detected, as tracking is everywhere. What caring business owner wants to turn away their customers? How I pray for them.😔😥❤️🙏

Let us step into each day with the eye of Faith, trusting totally, completely utterly in the El Shaddai, God Almighty.

Love the Lord thy God with ALL thy heart ❤️.. 

Love thy neighbour as thyself.

Loving my neighbour as myself, means I love unconditionally. 

No blocks, bars to that love. 

We do not blame another as being the cause of anything, as Hitler did. 

This is the Pandemic of Fear. Yet Jesus said WHO are we to fear? 

Fear the LORD, Who “is able to destroy both soul and body”. Matt 10:28

REMEMBER, nothing happens to children of God without His permission (Job 1 link here).

 However bad things may happen as Corrie ten Boom found out in WW2, and we may also discover. (See her story here, it’s very uplifting)

God’s Grace is sufficient for the Day,

God’s Strength is given for the Way.

I pray this has encouraged your heart as it has mine!

This post came unexpectedly as result of communion with my Father over recent events. It greatly encouraged me to think of these thoughts - to NOT to borrow tomorrow’s trouble, for sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.. and also to be prepared, to cover and wholly bathe those possibilities in prayer, but not stress.

Praying without ceasing. 1 Thess 5:17

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Shaz in Oz. X
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