Understanding Ezer in a Time of Crisis

Understanding Ezer in a Time of Crisis

The word ‘ezer’ is Hebrew for help or succour (to give assistance or aid/assistance and support in times of hardship and distress). It is also a word that is used 21 times in the Bible. According to Marg Mowczko, it is used 16 times to describe God. In other words, 76% of the time that we hear about someone being referred to as a helper or offering help it is God.

5 Good Things In 2020 So Far

5 Good Things In 2020 So Far

We’re into March at last. Spring is in sight. Sure, January was long and February was stormy but the snowdrops are appearing and daffodils are trumpeting in yellow. It’s a time to start thinking positive again, indulging in sunlight, blue skies and general spring-merriment.

However, I don’t want us to start pretending that January and February just didn’t happen. What a waste of 60 days that would be! The answer? To look back on all the good things that have happened in 2020, relishing in them and thanking God for them.