Month: February 2017
‘A gentle answer turns away wrath.’ Proverbs 15:1 NIV If you’re an organised, time-conscious, purpose-driven, make-it-happen kind of person you can get upset with incompetence and low productivity in others. And you can end up speaking words that hurt them and don’t bring the result you hope for. In Proverbs chapter thirty-one here’s how Solomon ...Read More
A woman who was about to become a mother-in-law wrote to columnist Abigail Van Buren: ‘My son will marry his girlfriend this summer…
Before Jesus walked on the Sea of Galilee, He climbed a mountain to be alone with His Father in prayer.
‘If we walk in the light…the blood of Jesus…purifies us from all sin.’ 1 John 1:7 NIV Twice in Scripture God spoke into our darkness. In Genesis chapter one He said, ‘Let there be lights.’ (Genesis 1:14 NIV) And in John chapter three Jesus declared, ‘Light has come into the world.’ (John 3:19 NIV) To ...Read More
‘Though it cost all you have, get understanding.’ Proverbs 4:7 NIV The third thing you must overcome on your way to success is ignorance. As the ancient writer Aristophanes pointed out, ‘Ignorance can be educated... but stupid lasts forever.’ Far too often we don’t think realistically, or we fail to seek out the information and ...Read More