Grace

‘Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence.’ Hebrews 4:16 NIV The Bible says: ‘For we do not have a High Priest who is unable to sympathise with our weaknesses, but we have One who has been tempted in every way, just as we are—yet was without sin. Let us then approach the ...Read More

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Grace

‘Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence.’ Hebrews 4:16 NIV The Bible says: ‘For we do not have a High Priest who is unable to sympathise with our weaknesses, but we have One who has been tempted in every way, just as we are—yet was without sin. Let us then approach the ...Read More

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Today’s Soulfood Readings

Jeremiah 18–21 25 And he said to them, “O foolish ones, and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken! 26 Was it not necessary that the Christ should suffer these things and enter into his glory?” 27 And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he interpreted to them in all the Scriptures the ...Read More

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Healing Your Emotional Wounds

‘Why do you cry out over your wound?’ Jeremiah 30:15 NIV God asks His people, ‘Why do you cry out over your wound, your pain that has no cure?’ Then He answers, ‘But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds.’ (Jeremiah 30:17 NIV) If there’s anything more insidious than the rage, frustration, ...Read More

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Spiritual Waves in the South Pacific

Waves of enthusiasm are sweeping across the South Pacific as many of our island neighbours prepare for new ways of local outreach. Bougainville In PNG, local teens have been so eager to reach their peers through radio that they've approached UCB Bougainville for training even before the application for a new youth station was approved. ...Read More

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Thirty years for answered prayer

Thirty years for answered prayer

Bundaberg from the air Imagine waiting 30 years for your prayers to be answered! For many of us, patience is not our best quality. Our ‘on demand’ culture expects God to act, and in the next thirty seconds! But doing great things for God rarely happens that quickly. Jesus waited 30 years before beginning His ...Read More

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For Christ and the Continent

For Christ and the Continent

The first school and first newspaper in Australia were staffed by Christians. We are all called to write the Word of God on the hearts of the next generation. The Christian heritage we enjoy today did not happen by accident. One man who left an enduring heritage is John Flynn, featured on our $20 banknote. ...Read More

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Vision Hits The Road

Vision Hits The Road

At almost one-quarter the length of a footy field, it’s pretty hard not to notice when one of David Sweeny’s trucks pulls up alongside you. You might say Dave’s got a very big Vision to change lives all over Australia! Dave is ecstatic about the fact he’s been able to use his everyday business to ...Read More

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Nepal and Asia Pacific Update

4000 copies or 40% of Nepal’s fourth edition of The Word for Today were destroyed in 2015 earthquake. Distribution of the fifth edition was made more difficult by politics and an embargo from a neighbouring country. Only 7000 copies were able to be printed and distributed. Despite crisis and difficulty, Message of Hope (Nepal’s equivalent ...Read More

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Manage Your Time, Manage Your Life

‘Walk in wisdom… redeeming the time.’ Colossians 4:5 NKJV One of your greatest possessions—is your next twenty-four hours. How will you spend them? Will you allow television, pointless emails, unimportant tasks, your own impulses, the wrong people or other meaningless distractions to consume your day? Or will you take control of your time and make ...Read More

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Today’s Soulfood Readings

Jeremiah 14–17 19 And he said to them, “What things?” And they said to him, “Concerning Jesus of Nazareth, a man who was a prophet mighty in deed and word before God and all the people, 20 and how our chief priests and rulers delivered him up to be condemned to death, and crucified him. 21 But we ...Read More

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Today’s Soulfood Readings

Jeremiah 10–13 13 That very day two of them were going to a village named Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, 14 and they were talking with each other about all these things that had happened. 15 While they were talking and discussing together, Jesus himself drew near and went with them. 16 But their eyes were kept from ...Read More

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Going Public

‘We were buried with Him through baptism.’ Romans 6:4 NKJV When a couple gets married they put on wedding rings. Could they be married without them? Sure, but the rings identify them as belonging exclusively to one another. We would think it odd if a husband never wanted to go out in public with his ...Read More

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