Category: Love

Love God and Love Others

Matthew 22:34-40 When the Pharisees heard how He had bested the Sadducees, they gathered their forces for an assault. One of their religion scholars spoke for them, posing a question they hoped would show him up: “Teacher, which command in God’s Law is the most important?” Jesus said, “‘Love […]

#2085 The Season Begins

The Christmas Season officially begins today in the Boyle house. The tree is up, the decorations are out and tonight as we do every year we attend The Salvation Army’s Christmas Gift in the City of Melbourne, Australia. This begins a month of celebrating the birth of our […]

#22-God is Listening

Psalms 31:22 I was afraid and said, “I’ve been cut off from you!” But you heard my cry for your favour. You heard me when I called out to you for help. Realising I needed God and involving Him in my recovery were two different things. When God […]

Balance in self-evaluation

Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith, and your purity.1 Timothy 4:12 We know the importance of watching ourselves closely. We must be on constant guard against sin that can lead to relapse. We also […]

Day 364 – 30th December 2013

  As the year 2013 draws to an end I am reminded. as I am at most new years of my Scottish heritage. Above the door in my house hangs the plaque on the left. Which includes the Boyle family crest and motto ‘Dominus Providebit’, which translated says ‘The […]

Turn to God

God’s loyal love couldn’t have run out, his merciful love couldn’t have dried up. They’re created new every morning. How great your faithfulness! I’m sticking with God (I say it over and over). He’s all I’ve got left. (Lam 3:22-24) Our lives are defined by daily cycles. Each […]

Our recovery costs God

Christ arrives right on time to make this happen. He didn’t, and doesn’t, wait for us to get ready. He presented himself for this sacrificial death when we were far too weak and rebellious to do anything to get ourselves ready. And even if we hadn’t been so […]

God as a Heavenly Father

Today at Belgrave South Baptist Church Pastor Andrew Fisher spoke about looking at the characteristics of ‘God our Heavenly Father. The message today made me think about my characteristics as ‘Dad, the earthly Father.’ I can say to anyone of my three children “Guess what” and they will […]