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The Power of Perseverance (2)

'...We shall reap if we do not lose heart.' Galatians 6:9 NKJVThere's a legend about a soldier being court-martialled before Alexander the Great. Believing the verdict was unjust, the soldier asked to appeal it. The conqueror informed him that there was no one higher to whom he could plead his case. 'In that case,' the [...]

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Reeds And Wicks

'A bruised reed He will not break, and smoking flax He will not quench...' Matthew 12:20 NKJVReeds. Few things are more fragile than a bruised reed. In Christ's day, children playing beside the river made music pipes out of them. They were hollowed out and holes bored in them. But afterwards they were bruised and [...]

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Gossip

'Troublemakers listen to troublemakers...' Proverbs 17:4 CEVThe moment somebody begins to gossip, stop them and ask, 'Why do I need to know this? Have you talked to the person you're talking about?' Wise up; people who gossip can't be trusted! The Bible says that when you listen to gossip you are a troublemaker: 'Troublemakers listen [...]

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Who Are You Relying On?

'...We stopped relying on ourselves and learned to rely only on God...' 2 Corinthians 1:9 NLT Jesus said, 'Here on earth you will have many trials...' (John 16:33 NLT) You solve one problem, and another one comes along to take its place. They're not all big, but they're all necessary to your spiritual growth. How [...]

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You’re Qualified! (3)

'Unless the Lord builds the house, they labour in vain who build it...' Psalm 127:1 NKJVIn God's Kingdom, centre stage is not for those who think they've got their act together and deserve public recognition. Nor is it limited to those in leadership and public ministry. It's a call to action, to you, whoever and [...]

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You’re Qualified! (2)

'...Whoever makes himself great will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be made great...' Matthew 23:12 GNTDo you remember Rosa Parks, the black woman who refused to surrender her seat to a white man and move to the back of the bus? There was more at stake that day than just a ride home [...]

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You’re Qualified! (1)

'...You shall go to all to whom I send you...' Jeremiah 1:7 NKJVJeremiah told God, '...I cannot speak, for I am a youth.' (v6 NKJV) Sound familiar? Have you been saying, 'I don't have what it takes'? God told Jeremiah, 'Do not say, I am a youth, for you shall go to all to whom [...]

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Always Do What’s Right

'...This is what [God] requires...to do what is right...' Micah 6:8 NLTFocusing solely on what you can , without first deciding what kind of person you should , is a mistake. Your talent may make your name known, but your character will determine what people associate with it. Your talent may dictate your potential, but [...]

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Refuse To Pull Back!

'You will spread out to the right and to the left...' Isaiah 54:3 NIVHas all the gloom and doom in the news caused you to become fearful and begin to pull back? Take a moment and read this: 'Sing, O barren woman, you who never bore a child...shout for joy, you who were never in [...]

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Rahab (4)

'If anyone goes outside your house...his blood will be on his own head...' Joshua 2:19 NIV She was safe as long as she stayed in the house.Before conquering Jericho, Joshua sent two spies in on a reconnaissance mission. That's when they met Rahab and she befriended them. As a result they told her to let [...]

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