Do Good

'...As we have opportunity, let us do good to all...' Galatians 6:10 NKJV Your Bible says, 'Do not forget to do good and to share...' (Hebrews 13:16 NKJV) 'To him who knows to do good and does not do it, to him it is sin.' (James 4:17 NKJV) '...Those who have believed in God should ...Read More

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God of the Top and of the Bottom

'...Underneath are the everlasting arms....' Deuteronomy 33:27 NKJVAddressing the nation of Israel for the last time, Moses told them, 'There is no one like the God of Israel. He rides across the Heavens to help you...The eternal God is your refuge, and His everlasting arms are under you...' (Deuteronomy 33:26-27 NLT) As you read the ...Read More

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Instead of Worrying, Trust God

'...Let him...rely upon his God.' Isaiah 50:10 NKJVOne morning a man received four long-distance calls before he even got out of bed. Everybody had problems they wanted solved 'right now'. He told his wife to forget about breakfast, only to discover his car wouldn't start. So he called a taxi. When he got in the ...Read More

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Your Storm Shelter (3)

'I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go...' Genesis 28:15 NIVTo prepare for life's storms you must: (1) Practise self-control. Storms are much harder on the undisciplined and self-indulgent. The illusion that life should be easy, painless, an air-cushioned ride, makes you vulnerable to discouragement, disillusionment and defeat in hard times. ...Read More

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Your Storm Shelter (2)

'You have been...a shelter from the storm...' Isaiah 25:4 NIVTo be prepared for life's storms you must: (1) Know your storm manual. The hymnist Kelso Carter wrote: 'Standing on the promises that cannot fail, when the howling storms of doubt and fear assail, by the living Word I shall prevail, standing on the promises of ...Read More

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Your Storm Shelter (1)

'...When a storm strikes...God will keep safe all who obey Him.' Proverbs 10:25 CEVHeart-rending scenes of nature's devastation are hard to forget. Victims caught in the path of hurricanes, floods and earthquakes are tossed around like matchsticks. But those prepared in advance escape its destruction. There is no such thing as a storm-free life! The ...Read More

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What Does God Want You to Do?

'...You have laid Your hand upon me.' Psalm 139:5 NIVDavid writes: '...All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.' (Psalm 139:16 NIV) God put you here for a reason, but that doesn't mean others will understand it or agree with it. Nehemiah's critics thought he ...Read More

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Pray from Your Heart

'...when you search for Me with all your heart.' Jeremiah 29:13 NKJVGod isn't moved by your eloquence or the multiplicity of your words. He's moved by a heart that spills the burdens of the day across the altar, exposing every pain to the power of a God who 'can'. Can what? Can do whatever you ...Read More

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When God Puts You on Hold (2)

'By your patience possess your souls.' Luke 21:19 NKJVMake peace your priority. Don't let your inner man be controlled by outside pressures. When you 'go to war' everybody suffers, but when you let '...the peace that comes from Christ control your thoughts...' (Colossians 3:15 CEV), it restores your perspective and creates an atmosphere that's conducive ...Read More

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When God Puts You on Hold (1)

'...Be patient in trouble, and prayerful always.' Romans 12:12 TLBWe've been dubbed 'the microwave generation' for good reason - we charge through life like we're on fire! But God has His own timetable and it can't be rushed. So when He puts you on hold: Watch your words. Like a small rudder on a big ...Read More

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Home Group – Nebuchadnezzar

Nebuchadnezzar (Nev’u-khad-nets’air) This name means ‘May Nebo protect the crown’ or ‘Nebo defend my boundary’. Nebuchadnezzar is mentioned in many places in the Bible, 1 & 2 Kings, 1 & 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Jeremiah and Ezekiel all in relation to either his impending invasion of Israel for judgement or after the fact. But ...Read More

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Breaking the Family-Resistance Barrier

'...At just the right time we will reap...' Galatians 6:9 NLTSusan was the only member of her family motivated to work for change. Her husband, a military pilot, was gone months on end while she brought up the children alone. Her repeated efforts to reform him and the children had failed miserably. Pointing out that ...Read More

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