Today’s Soulfood Readings

1 Kings 21–22 13:1 And as he came out of the temple, one of his disciples said to him, “Look, Teacher, what wonderful stones and what wonderful buildings!” 2 And Jesus said to him, “Do you see these great buildings? There will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down.” 3 And ...Read More

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Keep on persevering

‘The testing of your faith produces perseverance.’ James 1:3 NIV Perseverance keeps you going when friends fail you, discouragement whispers, ‘Give up,’ and doubt says, ‘It can’t be done.’ It’s your anchor in life’s storms, your compass when you’re lost, and the head of steam that gets you up the next hill. James says, ‘The testing of ...Read More

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Don’t worry, God is faithful

‘The Lord is faithful, and He will strengthen you and protect you.’ 2 Thessalonians 3:3 NIV Most of our worries can be summed up in two words: ‘What if?’ What if the medical tests are bad… what if the economy plummets… what if my spouse walks out… what if I lose my job… the list is endless. ...Read More

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Today’s Soulfood Readings

Exodus 16:1–35 30 So they said to him, “Then what sign do you do, that we may see and believe you? What work do you perform? 31 Our fathers ate the manna in the wilderness; as it is written, ‘He gave them bread from heaven to eat.’” 32 Jesus then said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to ...Read More

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Getting beyond ‘the splat’

‘Let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.’ Hebrews 12:1 NIV The story is told of a traveller who met a leadership expert along the road and asked him, ‘Where’s the road to success?’ The expert didn’t speak but instead pointed to a place off in the far distance. The man, thrilled at the ...Read More

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Today’s Soulfood Readings

1 Kings 18:16–20:43 28 And one of the scribes came up and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, asked him, “Which commandment is the most important of all?” 29 Jesus answered, “The most important is, ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. 30 And you shall love ...Read More

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Keeping the excitement alive

‘A married man has to think about his earthly responsibilities and how to please his wife.’ 1 Corinthians 7:33 NIV Doctor James Dobson writes: ‘Which of the following couples is more likely to enjoy the greatest physical attraction in the marriage? The couple that spends every waking hour together and focuses almost exclusively on one another, or ...Read More

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