So again, I'm sorry for the terrible bad updates :/

I've started to think that maybe i should change to once a week instead of once a day. It might make it more interesting to read and I don't have to forget that often. If i keep it to weekends or so. Though if I do i should have it on Sundays so you can hear the new preach i hear each week. 

Okay I'll start with the preaching that was last Sunday, I was on two meetings that day, first in the morning when pastor Ian preached and then in the evening when pastor James Murray preached. Lets start with pastor Ians preach. He talked about how we should step out of the boat, just like Peter did when Jesus walked on water. Peter didn't hesitate, he walked out on the water to be with Jesus. So so shall we. We should walk on water and when we do we have to trust that God will do amazing things for us. God rewards the ones with faith. Hebrews 11:6 says "And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him". 

Though, when Peter walked out to Jesus he saw the waves and lost focus and instantly began to sink. Cried out for Jesus to save him. While Jesus reached out his hand to him he said "you of little faith, why did you doubt?" Which leads us to the next, walk by faith and not buy sight. We need to keep our focus on God and not look at all the circumstances. We have to walk by faith and trust God has us, if we doubt we sink. And faith comes from hearing. If we here God telling us to do something we can not doubt! We need to walk on the water and trust God. Not lose focus on what God called you to do, as long our eyes are on God we wont sink but one little miss focus and we will begin to sink. 

He said a thing that touched me deeply, "failure is never final". Those four words hit just right, Failure is never final. It's easy to think that, that if you fail you are done. Not the case, to fail you must try and try is not failure. To try and step out of the boat in the first place takes courage and faith. So even if you would of fail it dose not mean its over! Find back to the focus and keep walking! 

This leads us to the next thing he talked about, "safe option or faith option". To stay in the boat is the safe option. You're safe and can't sink BUT your not moving.  You can always choose between safe option or faith option. This was a good thing for me to hear, it's to easy to take the safe option. It shouldn't even be an option. It should be a habit to just walk out of the boat and walk by faith! 

This was shortly what pastor Ian preached about. The things I felt was for me and that I understood. 

Pastor James Murray talked about how the church in general all over the world. Most people think that the church is for the "good people". So they don't think they belong there, because they aren't "good" people. He talked about how church is inclusive and not exclusive. Church is a hospital for the hopeless, not a country club for the elites. People that goes to church are not "good" people, they are broken people who come together to kneel at the throne of grace. This is what church should be like! He gave a few good examples and one of them was that if someone stands in front of church smoking, some may be saying things like "how can they call them self Christians, how can they smoke in front of church!". James said that yes they might be standing in front of church smoking but six months ago they stood in a dark lane smoking something else. We don't know their story, where they been. Church is a hospital for the broken not a place "good" people go. He also said this "God only work with messed up people, because that's all there is". I thinks that's wonderful to hear. God works with the messed up people because everyone are messed up in different ways. 

Two really good preaching, I'm so happy to have witnessed and heard them live! 

See ya mate!

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​So here we go, now ill tell you what Pastor Phil preached about. i know it's a bit later then i planned and told you but here we go! 

So he talked about the power of Gods meanwhile. This word hit me like a truck! The power of Gods meanwhile. It's amazing when we think about it. I will go in to more details I'm just struggling whit where i should start. I'll start with what the whole "Gods meanwhile". So the thing is that God has a plan. When your doubting and struggling God has a plan. He has a meanwhile. While your walking around worrying God is working on your meanwhile. I'll take one example that is current for most young people. Who is your love? Who will you end up marrying? we are looking for who we are supposed to end up with. But the thing is we don't need to worry or look for it. God is working on it and have been working on it since you where born. God will send the right person in the right time. He has a meanwhile for that. I'll tell the example Phil used. He have always been christian, grown up in this church, on the central cost etc. When Phil is raised in this church God is working on a meanwhile in Korea. A cute babygirl that was put up for adoption because her parents couldn't keep her. This babygirl was a meanwhile God was working on and in the right time God made them fall inlove. God has a plan and he has meanwhiles that will cross your path. This leads us to the four meanings of meanwhile:

  1. Meanwhile means relax
  2. Meanwhile means work hard
  3. Meanwhile means keep going
  4. Meanwhile means forgive and unify

So this is what meanwhile means. On the first one it's about that you shouldn't stress, you need to relax and trust God knows. Just relax in Gods meanwhile and have faith in it. Which leads us to the second meaning, work hard. How dose that work? First it's relax and now work hard?  Well it works because you need to work hard for your reality will meet Gods meanwhile. You need to walk in the places God puts you in and have faith that Gods meanwhile will come. But you can't just sit back and hope, it's hard work and moving forward in what God wants you to do. Keep your focus and trust in his meanwhile. This leads us in to the third meaning. Keep going. Don't let doubt control because God is never early, never late, he's always in perfect timing. For this reason you need to keep going. keep going in the path God have for you and don't ever stop. God has like appointments with your path where his meanwhile are meant to cross your path. There is though one person that works incredibly hard to make you miss these appointments and that is the devil. He will do all he can so you miss your meanwhile God has in store for you. God have a lot of meanwhile and is always working on the meanwhile. That's why we must keep going. Then the last one, forgive and unify. You need to forgive and unify. The meanwhile helps with that. Gods meanwhile will make you forgive and unify.

I'm going to link the website and there is the recordings from different preaching that have taken place. This one wasn't there when i looked but i'm sure it will come out and then you can listen to it yourself and you will understand better then how i explain probably. 

But really, trust in Gods meanwhile. This, like i said in the beginning, hit me like  truck. The power of Gods meanwhile!

http://www.impactc.me/#!church-erina/crwg

https://vimeo.com/impactc

The first link is for the church and the second one is where the recordings are! 

See ya mate!



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So today it was Australia Day :D
I had a wonderful day ^^
First I had a great sleep in ;)
Then I went to a plant shop with Greg and Dawn to buy new plants for the house. We had lunch there to and it was really, really nice!!! I took some pictures there to ;) some things were just really cool!

Then me and Greg trained Duke, I'm really getting it. Bits are falling to place so I'm definitely getting better! I have really much to learn of course but I'm starting to get the thinking and the feeling. It's just wonderful ^^

After that I got picked up by the family I've been spending some time with, the ones I went in bush walk with. Spent the evening with them celebrating the Australia Day ;) I learnt the most odd thing though. I thought having sausages in white toast bread was weird... Today I learnt that they do the same with CHIPS?!?! (Fries I wold say but oh well) isn't that just really wears? They take a slice of bred, put chips (fries) on it, then ketchup or bbq souse, the next slice of bread and then it it like that?!?! I tried but it wasn't the most tasty I've eaten x) it wasn't disgusting but I just prefer to eat my chips the way they are x)
We also saw fireworks and I spent a lot of the evening laughing xP
Had a great time ^^

See ya mate!

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Well... Today was a really chill day. Mostly done nothing XP like I told you yesterday ^^

So now let me tell why my plans got changed and what the plan was from the beginning.
Since I stayed at the concert my plan from the beginning was to stay over at Ariels place and then go home today, repack and go home with one of the pastors (I'll get in on why they were supposed to be here) and stay with her and her husband until Monday because I was supposed to go to Bondi tomorrow and help out with the kids there at the service. And because I couldn't go home on Sunday after that I was supposed to stay to Monday. And why ariel and the pastor would be here today was because the youth leaders and some youth and some kids was supposed to come out here for some team building. So that was my weekend supposed to look like.
Why it changed was first just that Bondi didn't have church service this Sunday so that left me with going to church like normal at impact tomorrow. Then because the weather was bad and said rain all weekend they had to cancel the team building out here. That took my whole Saturday to nothing and my friend Tiff was at the concert and could drive me home after so I got home Friday night and having a normal weekend x)

See ya mate!

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Was at impact today :D
Finally again!!!
Met my beloved friend ariel again!!! After way to long :( great catching up with her again ^^
I'll meet her tomorrow to :D
This week will be pretty intense, a lot to do and places to be. But it's great. Well not great being tired but it's great living^^

I finished season 11 of Grey's anatomy today!! I can finally start at season 12. I've soon catched up with where it is :D

Better get some sleep now, so I can make the weekend and all that :)

Be thankful for everything you have!

See ya mate!

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FINALLY!!! I was back in the saddle again!
Such a great day :D I was flying, I was free, I got peace! I'm alive! I'm happy and alive and so thankful :D

It's two months since last I was in a horse!! TWO MONTHS!!! That's way to long. More then two month actually I think :o
That's just sad.... Can't happen again! Not a chance. Have to keep it up :)

And also I got a lizard ;) a wild one so no didn't keep it but it was tiny and super cute!! If I could I would save it 😳

See ya mate!

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So I'm not a big reader... At all :o hate to read. But today I read the bible. I read a bit in Matthew :)
Very interesting and a big step for me :)
Don't have much more to say...
I'm moving, I'm growing ^^

I READ THE BIBLE TODAY!!! Yes for me that is big.

See ya mate ;)

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It have been raining the whole day!! If this keeps up we'll be flooded in :o and if the power goes I'll be gone for a few days XP how exciting it is to live :p
Well if I won't get flooded in I'll go to a girls night tomorrow night :D and I won't have wifi so if I go it might not come a update tomorrow but there will definitely be one on Thursday then ^^
And if I don't go I'll be flooded in and if the power gods I won't update tomorrow either x)
I hope I don't get flooded in!! I really want to go to girls night!!! You know my situation now and you'll, just like me, have to wait and see x)

Oh yesterday I took adorable pictures!! Have to show you ;) you need to know what happens when I'm with animals x)

See ya mate and wish me luck!

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Yesterday I was at church twice ^^ in the morning and in the evening :)
In the morning it was just me and dawn and we had a long good conversation in the car. I need to be better with telling how I feel and to talk more in general. But it was a great talk and all of it is nothing you need to know ^^ so both there and home we talked a lot and it was so nice!

The church was good, pastor Ian talked about how important it is to prioritise right. The foundation most be the big rocks, faith, family, health and so on. Then comes the things we have to do, phone bills, buy food and all that then last comes the sand that is small things that comes in the way and takes your time. If you now do right with the priorities you will even fit with more rocks on top. He also talked about how the phone have became a problem for so many people. That as soon as your phone says text you could leave a person who is standing right infront of you, leave a great conversation just become you feel the need to always be connected. People today have fear of missing out.

At the evening both Greg and dawn went so it was like family time^^
The meeting was awesome and it was a prophecy that talked ^^
One of the pastors Prayed for me and it felt so good!!! She said things just right on spot what I was thinking :o it was amazing!!!

2016 will be one amazing year!

See ya mate!

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Busy day. Got up pretty early and went with Greg to the store :) yes I did some shopping :$ couldn't help it :o oh well.
After the shopping it was just home, shower, fix and then we headed to the neighbours to celebrate new year with them.

This was one different new year for me :o
Most people don't even do fire works. They just look at them at tv. We're I am at kenaf, this is one big country so I don't want to say to much. Basically, if you aren't in Sydney watching the fire works you are watching the fire works from Sydney on tv x)
I had a good day and evening.
We played sing star, yes I did sing. Three times!!!! Greg pushed me witch was good. I was that girl before, then I lost that some how. I got to were I was afraid about making a fool out of myself. Guess what? I suck at sing star but I had a awesome time!!! It was fun. Best way to leave 2015. Laughing. I will leave my stupid pride crap. It's time to live and it's okay for people to laugh at you. Well I'm sure that the most times I ever thought that it probably wasn't at me at all. I'm done being afraid being foolish. I am foolish, I'm full of energy.

Last new year my new year resolution was this three things
1: graduate with grades I was proud of
2: get driving license
3: make my dream trip come true

I can proudly say all of them came true :D

For this year I haven't really thought about it to much. I will make this year count. I mean there of ours is things but for me that's something I'm striving for every day. Stuff like "be me more, better relationship with God" sort of.

I'll sleep on it cuz I'll celebrate new year tomorrow morning to with my Swedish friends at their midnight ;)

See ya mate and happy new year!

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