Is it You?

‘Then Judas, the one who would betray Him, said, “Surely not I, Rabbi?”’ Matthew 26:25 NIV In a sermon about commitment to Christ, the great preacher Charles Spurgeon said: ‘I’ve known some who preached the Gospel with power, but lived to depart from it altogether. I’ve known others who discharged the duties of deaconship and ...Read More

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Is it You?

‘Then Judas, the one who would betray Him, said, “Surely not I, Rabbi?”’ Matthew 26:25 NIV In a sermon about commitment to Christ, the great preacher Charles Spurgeon said: ‘I’ve known some who preached the Gospel with power, but lived to depart from it altogether. I’ve known others who discharged the duties of deaconship and ...Read More

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Today’s Soulfood Readings

1 Corinthians 15–16 14 And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. 15 (John bore witness about him, and cried out, “This was he of whom I said, ‘He who comes after me ranks before me, ...Read More

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How to Improve Your Relationships

‘Let us not love with words … but with actions.’ 1 John 3:18 NIV Here are five Scriptural ways to improve the quality of your relationships: (1) Always show appreciation. Who are the people that really matter in your life? Let them know you love them, and do it often. Practice the ten-to-one rule: ten ...Read More

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Prepare Yourself

‘We rebuilt the wall … for the people worked with all their heart.’ Nehemiah 4:6 NIV To succeed, Nehemiah needed favour with his boss, the king. So he prayed that this heathen potentate would finance the rebuilding of the walls of Jerusalem. It was a bold prayer, and it wasn’t answered overnight. But Nehemiah didn’t ...Read More

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Today’s Soulfood Readings

1 Corinthians 12–14 1:1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God. 3 All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. 4 In him was life, and the life was the light of ...Read More

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Enjoy Each Day

‘…be happy, because that is what God wants you to do.’ Ecclesiastes 9:7 NCV Solomon writes: ‘So go eat your food and enjoy it; drink your wine and be happy, because that is what God wants you to do. Put on nice clothes and make yourself look good. Enjoy life with the wife you love. ...Read More

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Today’s Soulfood Readings

1 Corinthians 10–11 [Some of the earliest manuscripts do not include 16:9–20.] 9 [[Now when he rose early on the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, from whom he had cast out seven demons. 10 She went and told those who had been with him, as they mourned and wept. 11 But when ...Read More

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Be an Esther

‘These things happened to them as examples for us.’ 1 Corinthians 10:11 NLT It’s a mistake to think the great achievers in the Bible were somehow different from us and say, ‘In my situation a life like that isn’t possible.’ Esther’s freedom was taken from her when, because of her beauty, a pagan king made ...Read More

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Today’s Soulfood Readings

1 Corinthians 7–9 16:1 When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him. 2 And very early on the first day of the week, when the sun had risen, they went to the tomb. 3 And they were saying to one another, “Who ...Read More

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Five All-Important Answers

‘If God is for us, who can ever be against us?’ Romans 8:31 NLT Paul asks five all-important questions: (1) ‘If God is for us, who can ever be against us?’ (Romans 8:31 NLT) The assurance of God’s presence tilts the scales in your favour. So whatever you’re facing today, remind yourself, ‘God is for ...Read More

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Today’s Soulfood Readings

Ephesians 5:21–33

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Today’s Soulfood Readings

1 Corinthians 4–6 33 And when the sixth hour had come, there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour. 34 And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” which means, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” 35 And some of the bystanders hearing it said, ...Read More

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