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Do What God Has Told You (5)

‘God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise.’ 1 Corinthians 1:27 NIV As long as you need man’s approval, God is limited in what He can do through you. Faith is the willingness to look foolish. That’s why faith and humility go hand in hand. Noah looked foolish building an ark …Read More

Do What God Has Told You (4)

‘Noah found favour in the eyes of the Lord.’ Genesis 6:8 NIV You ask, ‘What is the favour of God?’ It’s God doing for you what you cannot do for yourself. It opens doors of opportunity. It turns opposition into support. It can help you land a promotion, make the list, or seal the deal. …Read More

Do What God Has Told You (3)

‘Noah walked with God.’ Genesis 6:9 NKJV What went through Noah’s mind when God told him to build a boat in the middle of dry land? Nobody had ever done it before. Yet the Bible says, ‘Noah did everything just as God commanded him.’ (Genesis 6:22 NIV) How did he do it? Answer: ‘Noah walked …Read More

Do What God Has Told You (2)

‘By faith Noah… built an ark.’ Hebrews 11:7 NIV Noah built the ark because God commanded it. It’s what he was called to do in life. Sawing planks and hammering nails for him was an act of obedience. And when everything was said and done, it was the longest act of obedience recorded in Scripture. …Read More

Do What God Has Told You (1)

‘Noah did everything just as God commanded him.’ Genesis 6:22 NIV Noah’s ark measured 300 cubits in length, 50 cubits in width, and 30 cubits in height. A cubit is thought to be the equivalent of 44.4 cm. That means the ark was the length of one and a half football fields. The internal volume …Read More

Don’t ‘Go It Alone’

‘“It is not by force nor by strength, but by my Spirit,” says the Lord.’ Zechariah 4:6 NLT Zerubbabel was called to rebuild the temple. It was a huge undertaking, so God told him, ‘“It is not by force nor by strength, but by My Spirit,” says the Lord… “Nothing, not even a mighty mountain, …Read More

Don’t Be A Hypocrite

‘All their works they do to be seen by men.’ Matthew 23:5 NKJV Here’s a working definition of the word hypocrisy: ‘to be seen by men’. Jesus had a no-tolerance policy when it came to hypocrisy. Why? Because He knew it turns people against God. Instead, He taught: (1) Expect no credit for your good …Read More

Labour and Laziness

‘Hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.’ Proverbs 14:23 NIV In the book of Proverbs, Solomon uses the word sluggard no less than seventeen times. A sluggard isn’t a person who would work but can’t find a job; a sluggard is a person who could work but won’t. The story …Read More

Seven Scriptural Steps To Success

‘He was… successful… because he obeyed the Lord.’ 2 Chronicles 31:21 CEV Here are seven Scriptural steps to success in life: (1) Put God first. He wants you to succeed; what good parent wouldn’t? So work on your relationship with Him. ‘Now acquaint yourself with Him… thereby good will come to You.’ (Job 22:21 NKJV) …Read More

‘Lord, what should I do?’ (4)

‘Along unfamiliar paths I will guide them.’ Isaiah 42:16 NIV Another way God will lead you is: through confronting your fear and taking a step of faith. Are you feeling uncertain or afraid as to God’s will in the situation? His promise to you is: ‘I will lead the blind by ways they have not …Read More

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