Khesed

Khesed

Khesed

26 October

“I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace.
In the world you will have tribulation.
But take heart; I have overcome the world.”
‭John 16:33 ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Jesus said I will depart;
'in Me' peace I will impart.
We can really now ‘take hear’t;
trust him now at each day's start.
Troubles will try pull apart;
but 'in Me' peace tops the chart. Hallelujah!

Read more: 26 October

25 October

“I love the LORD, because He heard my voice and my pleas for mercy.
Because He inclined His ear to me,

therefore I will call upon Him as long as I live.”
‭Psalms 116:1-2 ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Jonah was submerged in the sea;
then God heard his cries for mercy.
If we are our worst enemy;
God will help deliver, so don't flee.
Our sins were nailed to, Calv’ry’s tree,
repent and rejoice, we’re set free. Hallelujah!

Read more: 25 October

24 October

“Jesus said to them. I am the bread of life:
whoever comes to Me shall not hunger,
and whoever believes in Me shall never thirst.”
‭John 6:35 ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
God fed the Hebrews for forty years;
bread fell from heaven took away fears.
Woman at the well told all her peers;
“'come and see a man’ who brings good cheers.’
Jesus satisfies our lost careers;
meets our deep hunger, wipes away tears. Hallelujah!

Read more: 24 October

23 October

“But I will sing of your strength;
I will sing aloud of your steadfast love in the morning.
For you have been to me a fortress and a refuge in the day of my distress.”
‭Psalms 59:16 ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Sweet songs of Zion will console;
in ev’ry exile and black hole.
Snatch from enemy what he stole;
so we fulfil God’s perfect role.
Singing is so good for our soul;
sing of God's love, strength and control. Hallelujah!

Read more: 23 October

22 October

“For freedom Christ has set us free: stand firm therefore,
and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.”
‭Galatians 5:1 ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
‘Stand firm’ in God's loving favour;
Jesus Christ our Lord and Saviour.
Living by faith frees us much more;
For Holy Spirit’s our mentor.
He guides us to heavenly shore;
and fills us with God’s grace galore. Hallelujah!

Read more: 22 October

21 October

“So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone,
especially to those who are of the household of faith.”
‭Galatians 6:10 ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Our time on earth is very short;
so let’s ‘do good’ and “hold the fort”.
Five thousand men got food support;
for Jesus practised what he taught.
Some are more tempted and get caught;
so let's give help to ev'ry sort. Hallelujah!

Read more: 21 October

20 October

“And there is salvation in no one else,
for there is no other name under heaven given among men
by which we must be saved.”
‭Acts 4:12 ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
God freed once the Hebrew slaves;
He gave food what their heart craves.
Jesus the same Name that saves;
healed two wild men from their caves.
Jesus loves all crooks and knaves;
rescues Peter from rough waves. Hallelujah!

Read more: 20 October

19 October

“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow,
for tomorrow will be anxious for itself.
Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.”
‭Matthew 6:34 ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Kookaburra’s faith we see;
gathers food and laughs so free.
Flowers there for honey-bee;
even pollen from the tree.
God's in charge so don't worry;
He provides as World Trustee. Hallelujah!

Read more: 19 October

18 October

“Better is open rebuke than hidden love.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend;
profuse are the kisses of an enemy.”
‭Proverbs 27:5-6 ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Let's accept a faithful friend;
who rebukes when we offend.
Our wrong ways we can't defend;
we need love that stops pretend.
Jesus loves right to the end;
speaks the Truth so we will mend. Hallelujah!

Read more: 18 October

17 October

“The way of a fool is right in his own eyes,
but a wise man listens to advice.”
‭Proverbs 12:15 ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
The fool thinks that his way is right;
his hard heart answers us in spite.
The wise welcomes all new insight;
speaks gracious words of sweet delight.
Let’s trust Lord Jesus day and night,
His good ‘advice’ gives us pure Light. Hallelujah!

Read more: 17 October

16 October

“This God - His way is perfect; the word of the LORD proves true;
He is a shield to all those who take refuge in Him.”
‭Psalms 18:30 ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
God is our ‘Refuge’, ‘Shield’ and ‘Rock’;
He's more secure than best deadlock.
God helps us when foes start to mock;
He hears our need with a prayer knock.
God never will run out of stock;
protects us all 'right round the clock’. Hallelujah!

Read more: 16 October

15 October

“Whoever believes in Me, as the Scripture has said,
‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water’.”
‭John 7:38 ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
If you thirst then come and drink;
Jesus is good news we think.
'Thirst' are sins that make us stink;
'Come' is Jesus breaks sin's link.
'Drink' fulfils life to the brink;
‘living water’ heals each chink. Hallelujah!

Read more: 15 October

14 October

“My flesh and my heart may fail,
but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.”
‭Psalms 73:26 ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
The wicked seem to hold a spell;
proud, fat and rich and do so well.
So to my knees I humbly fell;
prayed not to copy and rebel.
'Eternal Life' was God's “sweet sell”;
'but those wicked end up in hell'. Hallelujah!

Read more: 14 October

13 October

“For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist,
there will be disorder and every vile practice.”
‭James 3:16 ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
A fig tree cannot bear olives;
nor does a grape vine produce figs.
As good gardeners keep pure hearts;
for that's where ev'ry good fruit starts.
Make sure envies and selfish prides;
be cast out so never abides. Hallelujah!

Read more: 13 October

12 October

“Finally, be strong in the Lord,
and in the strength of His might.”
‭Ephesians 6:10 ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Let's put on God's ‘whole armour’;
face all kinds of life drama.
Claim Jesus' risen power;
‘Life’, ‘Truth’, ‘Way’ makes us calmer.
Put faith in Jesus Saviour;
pray His Word, to heal trauma. Hallelujah!

Read more: 12 October

11 October

“Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God,
God abides in him, and he in God.”
‭1 John 4:15 ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
That 'God is love' we know for sure;
He offers love that remains pure.
Believe God's Son had man's nature;
who died for all human creature.
So pass the test, be bold, mature;
‘God with us’ will make love endure. Hallelujah!

Read more: 11 October

10 October

“I have set the LORD always before me;
because He is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken.”
‭Psalms 16:8 ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
God has not, will not let us go;
He keeps us safe and loves us so.
My faith and hope in God won't slow;
His work in us will always flow.
If weather’s sunshine or bleak snow;
God’s 'at my right hand' this I know. Hallelujah!

Read more: 10 October

9 October

“Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good!
Blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him!”
‭Psalms 34:8 ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
King David with God firmly stood;
though all around was much falsehood.
If living in rough neighbourhood;
always remember ‘God is good’.
God’s given ‘refuge’ since childhood;
and did not treat us as driftwood. Hallelujah!

Read more: 9 October

8 October

“Trust in the LORD forever;
for in the LORD GOD is an everlasting rock.”
‭Isaiah 26:4 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Let's not get worried, so troubled or “fussed”;
when our body’s weak and future looks bust.
Blessed ‘Rock of Ages’ forever we trust;
‘shadow’ and ‘shelter’ from enemy's thrust.
God's works are perfect and His ways are just;
we're far more precious than yellow gold dust. Hallelujah!

Read more: 8 October

7 October

“The LORD is far from the wicked,
but He hears the prayer of the righteous.”
‭Proverbs 15:29 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
When we're strangers on the shore;
friends forsake and shut the door.
Rough nails into Jesus tore;
let His pure love through us pour.
Let’s stay righteous to the core;
then our prayers God won't ignore. Hallelujah!

Read more: 7 October

6 October

“May the Lord direct your hearts to the love of God,
and to the steadfastness of Christ.”
‭2 Thessalonians 3:5 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
God gives grace that's good enough;
to meet needs when times are tough.
Moses prayed when road was rough;
so God gave just the right stuff.
Let's not get into a huff;
but love ‘steadfast’, not get gruff. Hallelujah!

Read more: 6 October

5 October

“I will praise you with an upright heart, 
when I learn your righteous rules.”
Psalms 119:7 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Though the world may treat us sour;
God keeps us a fragrant flower.
We’re not harsh, too stern or dour;
God's good ‘rules’ are our strong tower.
Let's keep praising God each hour;
for He fills our hearts with power. Hallelujah!

Read more: 5 October

4 October

“Heaven and earth will pass away,
but My words will not pass away.”
‭Matthew 24:35 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Faith, hope and love can “fall through the cracks;”
when we face some serious attacks.
Summer one day won't follow its tracks;
still God will guide us up 'to the max.'
Hear God's Word from Genesis to Acts;
read Revelation too, we’re not lax. Hallelujah!

Read more: 4 October

3 October

“Jesus answered him, ‘If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word,
and My Father will love him, and We will come to him,
and make Our home with him.”
‭John 14:23 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
We all want to build a 'home sweet home';
sweeter than bees buzzing round the 'comb.
Better than 'where the buffalo roam';
give me a place where troubles won't foam.
When we “trust and obey” all God's tome;
‘Peace’ in our hearts provide best 'shalom'. Hallelujah!

Read more: 3 October

2 October

“Rejoice in hope;
be patient in tribulation;
be constant in prayer;”
Romans 12:12 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Football finals come and go;
only one team wins we know.
Way to beat trouble and woe;
by God's love and grace we show.
Hope, patience and joy let's sow;
prayer also makes our faith grow. Hallelujah!

Read more: 2 October

1 October

“I appeal to you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,
that all of you agree, and that there be no divisions among you;
but that you be united in the same mind and in the same judgment.”
‭1 Corinthians 1:10 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
We really are ‘Blood’ brothers;
though we have diff’rent mothers.
For we believe same teaching;
as God's love is far reaching.
Let’s stop fashion and faction;
and live Calvary's action. Hallelujah!

Read more: 1 October

30 September

“First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions and thanksgivings be made for all people,
for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way.”
1 Timothy‬ ‭2:1-2 ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Let's pray we all live godly lives;
and ask leaders give peace that thrives.
All leadership from God derives;
He can make sure wisdom survives.
Since God’s behind the wheel that drives;
keep praying that God's Peace arrives. Hallelujah!

Read more: 30 September

29 September

“Thus says the LORD who made the earth,
the LORD who formed it to establish it - the LORD is His name:
Call to me, and I will answer you,
and will tell you great and hidden things, that you have not known.”
Jeremiah‬ ‭33:2-3 ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Let's pray that God gives '”health and healing”;
restore fourfold things lost through stealing.
Let ‘faith, hope and love’ hit no “glass ceiling”;
for God respects our, pure appealing..
Our God will answer, sincere dealing;
if we base it on, humble feeling. Hallelujah!

Read more: 29 September

28 September

“For the LORD is good; His steadfast love endures for ever,
And His faithfulness to all generations.”
Psalms‬ ‭100:5‬ ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
The lonely and lost, last and least;
have a 'good' Way to beat the beast.
Ask of Jesus 'our great High Priest';
He prays goodness will be released.
He's ‘Bread of Life’ baked with no yeast;
ev'ry day is a mercy feast. Hallelujah!

Read more: 28 September

27 September

“Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own,
for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.”
1 Corinthians‬ ‭6:19-20 ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Our bodies are temples bought by grace;
where God lives in and sin can't debase.
So sexual act is sacred place;
where man and woman wed and embrace.
‘Flee…’ sexual sin, give it no space;
let's honour God and win holy ‘race’. Hallelujah!

Read more: 27 September

26 September

“Love is patient and kind;
love does not envy or boast;
it is not arrogant or rude.
It does not insist on its own way;
it is not irritable or resentful.”
1 Corinthians‬ ‭13:4-5 ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
We've always had a God of love;
since Noah first released the dove.
God never envies, push or shove;
as Pharaoh felt hail from above.
‘…Envy or boast…let’s get rid of;
‘…patient and kind…’ is ‘love’ thereof. Hallelujah!

Read more: 26 September

25 September

“Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable,
always abounding in the work of the Lord,
knowing that in the Lord, your labour is not in vain.”
1 Corinthians‬ ‭15:58 ‭ESV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Dear friends and family…, ‬‬‬‬
Never think that our work is in vain;
even when people think we're insane.
God's work is often “against the grain”;
as many still linked to sin's strong chain.
But still show mercy, forgive again;
With God’s sunshine comes a little rain. Hallelujah!

Read more: 25 September