Author Archives: jacquismith

About jacquismith

I am a born again Christian (a follower of Jesus). I know that God loves me and He has a good purpose for my life. Psalm 139 tells me that He knew me before I was born and that every day ordained for me was written in the book before one came to pass. I know that I was put on this earth for a purpose and that my main purpose is simply to worship God. I hope you enjoy reading of some of the ways God has spoken to me through my life...

Darkness to Light – Colossians 1:13

My first dance with John Wilson (when I met him at my cousin John Jeffers’ wedding on 10th January 1987) was to “New York, New York”. On September 11th 1999 my mother died. On September 10th 2001 (my wedding anniversary) … Continue reading

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The Writing is on the Wall

Originally posted on The Cross is in the Field:
In November 2004 I was living in Leatherhead and signed on with Adecco agency in Leatherhead as a temp (my temp controller was Tristan Hope, a Christian who attended a church…

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I Was a Wandering Sheep

Originally posted on Live Life! God's way:
Today’s Hymn (#105) from The Believers’ Hymn Book is entitled “I Was A Wandering Sheep.” I was a wandering sheep, I did not love the fold; I did not love my Shepherd’s…

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What a Friend we have in Jesus

Today in our prayer time at the beginning of our working day at Compassion UK, Charlotte led and told us she had recently sung “What a Friend we have in Jesus” at her local Methodist Church. She told us the story of the writer … Continue reading

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Plymouth

I was originally led to Plymouth in July 2009. There were several things that attracted me there: The Pilgrim Fathers left from there aboard The Mayflower on 16 September 1620: I originally met my friend James, in Lincoln on St Botolph’s … Continue reading

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Homeless

This week I picked out “blind”, from a bag of topics, the topic Homelessness with which to lead prayers at work. Interesting, because God knows that it is a subject I learnt something about when I became a Christian in … Continue reading

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I am a friend of God

Yesterday at the River of Life meeting in Jacobs Well our speaker was talking on the subject of Intercession and of how God wants to have an intimate relationship with us. Wikipedia defines Emotional Intimacy as “a psychological event that … Continue reading

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