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Be Grateful For God’s Grace

‘To me, who am less than the least of all the saints, this grace was given.’ Ephesians 3:8 NKJV One day the Pharisees caught a woman in the act of adultery. The law of Moses was clear; she must be stoned. And the Pharisees were ready to do it. This woman probably thought that Jesus, …Read More

Who Knows? God Knows!

‘The secret things belong to the Lord our God.’ Deuteronomy 29:29 NKJV The Bible says: ‘Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding.’ (Proverbs 3:5 NIV) That Scripture is easy to quote but hard to live by, especially when tragedy and loss touch our lives and we don’t …Read More

Experiencing Fear And Faith

‘Be strong and of good courage.’ Deuteronomy 31:6 NKJV Any time you attempt something for the first time, or something you’ve failed at before, or something you think is too big for you, you’ll experience both fear and faith. They go together. One will win out over the other, but they never go away. Because …Read More

Beware Of Flattery

‘Man is tested by the praise he receives.’ Proverbs 27:21 NIV The English word flatterer comes from a French term that means ‘to pat, smooth, or caress’. So a flatterer is someone who will pat you on the back with one hand and, in some cases, knife you in the back with the other. Flattery …Read More

Seek To Glorify God (4)

‘For you have been given not only the privilege of trusting in Christ but also the privilege of suffering for Him.’ Philippians 1:29 NLT Think of Gethsemane, the garden where Jesus Himself wrestled with the will of God. ‘Take this cup from Me.’ (Mark 14:36 NIV) It was a reference to the cup of wrath. …Read More

Seek To Glorify God (3)

‘Whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.’ 1 Corinthians 10:31 NIV There are two ‘whatever you do’ verses in Scripture. (1) ‘Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men.’ (Colossians 3:23 NIV) Your goal in life should be to love what …Read More

Seek To Glorify God (2)

‘The whole earth is full of His glory!’ Isaiah 6:3 NKJV The distinction between sacred and secular is a false dichotomy. All things were created by God and for God—no exceptions. Every note of music, every colour on the palette, every flavour that tingles the taste buds. Arnold Sommerfeld, the German physicist and pianist, observed …Read More

Seek To Glorify God (1)

‘That the name of our Lord Jesus may be glorified in you.’ 2 Thessalonians 1:12 NIV Bach composed over 200 cantatas. Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring may be his most famous. Nearly four centuries later, it’s still one of the most popular soundtracks as the bride walks down the aisle to meet her groom. The …Read More

Let Others See God In You!

‘Let us go with you, for we have heard that God is with you.’ Zechariah 8:23 NKJV The prophet Zechariah writes, ‘Many peoples and strong nations shall come to seek the Lord of Hosts in Jerusalem… saying, “Let us go with you, for we have heard that God is with you.”’ (Zechariah 8:22–23 NKJV) When …Read More

Don’t ‘Turn A Blind Eye’

‘He will separate them one from another.’ Matthew 25:32 NKJV The Bible says: ‘All the nations will be gathered before Him, and He will separate them one from another, as a shepherd divides his sheep from the goats. And He will set the sheep on His right hand, but the goats on the left. Then …Read More

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