Ransomed, Redeemed, Restored!

'He provided redemption for His people.' Psalm 111:9 NIVEver been to a pawnshop? The idea is simple; if you need money, you take a valuable item like jewellery or a musical instrument to the shop where the pawnbroker appraises it and gives you cash. But if you don't return within the specified time to redeem ...Read More

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Don’t Let Rejection Stop You

'...His own received Him not.' John 1:11 KJVSometimes the word 'no' simply means 'not now, but ask again.' So don't let rejection stop you. Take a look at your past experiences. You encountered rejection in school and on the playground. Not everybody liked you, but you made it anyway, right? Jesus experienced more rejection than ...Read More

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God Is Working It Out for You

'...God...calls those things which do not exist as though they did.' Romans 4:17 NKJVYou must believe what God says about you, over what everyone else says! Stop listening to those who claim you'll never amount to anything. You might've had a bad childhood, or a failed marriage or career. '...Forgetting those things which are behind, ...Read More

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God Will Help You to Succeed

'...All...were astonished at the catch of fish...' Luke 5:9 NIV'...He said to Simon, "Put out into deep water, and let down the nets for a catch." Simon answered, "Master, we've worked hard all night and haven't caught anything. But because You say so, I will let down the nets." When they had done so, they ...Read More

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If You Rush, You Must Rest

'...Let's go off by ourselves to a quiet place and rest awhile...' Mark 6:31 NLTMark records, 'Jesus said, "Let's go off by ourselves to a quiet place and rest awhile." He said this because there were so many people coming and going that Jesus and His apostles didn't even have time to eat.' No one ...Read More

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Thinking and Acting Like Jesus (4)

'...Take the yoke I give you. Put it on your shoulders and learn from Me...' Matthew 11:29 CEVThe relationship Jesus had with the Father is a prototype of the relationship He wants you to have with Him. Jesus was so intimate with the Father that He could say, '...I am in the Father, and the ...Read More

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Thinking and Acting like Jesus (3)

'...Leaving you an example, that you should follow in His steps.' 1 Peter 2:21 NIVIf you're serious about becoming like Jesus, examine your heart and then examine His: (1) His heart was pure. He was cared for by women, yet never accused of lustful thoughts (Luke 8:1-3). Peter, who travelled with Him for three and ...Read More

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Thinking and Acting Like Jesus (2)

'Grace and peace be yours...through the knowledge of...Jesus our Lord.' 2 Peter 1:2 NIVIf you think God's love for you would be stronger if your faith was stronger, you are wrong. If you think His love would be deeper if your thoughts and actions were better, you are wrong again. Don't confuse God's love with ...Read More

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Thinking and Acting like Jesus (1)

'Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus.' Philippians 2:5 NIVMax Lucado writes: 'What would your life be like, even for one day, if you were to think and act like Jesus? If His priorities governed your actions, His passions drove your decisions and His love directed your behaviour? What would you ...Read More

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‘It’s for a Purpose’

'We know that all things work together for good...' Romans 8:28 NKJVWhen you know God's plan for your life, you won't permit things that are contrary to it. You won't be quick to get discouraged when situations bring conflict and disorder. You won't become frustrated or overwhelmed by those things you can't pray away, confess ...Read More

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If You Want to Succeed, Reach Out

'...By love serve one another.' Galatians 5:13 KJVYou won't succeed in life unless you are connected to the right people. And those who enable you to succeed won't always come to you; usually you must go to them. Success won't come knocking on your door; you've got to go and find it. Jesus didn't set ...Read More

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