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Confessing Our Sins

‘I said to myself, “I will confess my rebellion to the Lord.” And You forgave me!’
 Psalm 32:5 NLT When you deliberately sin, you’re rebelling against God’s rule in your life―and you’ll feel bad about it. And feeling bad is evidence that you truly are a redeemed child of God; otherwise your sin wouldn’t bother …Read More

Has Your Love Grown Cold?

‘You don’t love Me… as you did at first!’
 Revelation 2:4 NLT Love is like a fire; when it’s not fuelled, it goes out. That’s what happened to the Christians in the church at Ephesus. In earlier years Paul wrote these words to them: ‘Grace be with all those who love our Lord Jesus Christ …Read More

If It’s God’s Will―You Can Have It

‘If we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.’
 1 John 5:14 NIV Once upon a time three men were marooned on a desert island with little hope of being rescued. One day they were walking around the island when one of them picked up an old, tarnished lamp. When he rubbed it, …Read More

Passing The Fear Test

‘God is my salvation, I will trust and not be afraid.’
 Isaiah 12:2 NKJV How much of a factor is fear in your life? Go ahead, take the fear test. Circle the number that best corresponds to how you feel. (1) I don’t remember the last time I was really afraid. (2) I am afraid …Read More

Keep Growing

‘Let the wise listen and add to their learning.’
 Proverbs 1:5 NIV In order to keep growing, you must understand three principles: (1) You grow to the extent you give. By giving out, you create more room to grow on the inside. So, give until it hurts, and keep giving until it feels good. Always …Read More

Put On Your New Clothes

‘Put on the new self.’
 Ephesians 4:24 NIV When you entertain wrong thoughts in the privacy of your mind, you may be tempted to excuse yourself by saying, ‘What harm will it do?’ More harm than you know! You become what you dwell on. The Bible says, ‘Put off your old self… put on the …Read More

Don’t Be So Easily Upset

‘Great peace have those who love Your law; nothing can make them stumble.’
 Psalm 119:165 ESV Are you easily upset? Even over little things? Spend more time praying and reading your Bible. The following article turned up in a newspaper: ‘A lady took my seat in church. She’s very nice… a good friend, in fact. …Read More

An Appetite for God’s Word

‘His Word can cut through our spirits.’
 Hebrews 4:12 CEV As you read the Bible, God will give you strength and guidance for your life that you simply can’t get any other way. Eliphaz said to Job the patriarch: ‘He bruises, but He binds up; He wounds, but His hands make whole.’ (Job 5:18 NKJV) …Read More

Change your thinking

‘Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.’
 Philippians 4:8 NLT In order to change your life, you must first change your thinking. And that’s not easy when you’ve spent your life thinking a certain way. Minister and columnist Dr Frank Crane said, ‘Our best friends and our worst enemies are our thoughts.’ …Read More

Stop Being Intimidated

‘God did not give us a spirit of timidity.’
 2 Timothy 1:7 NIV The Bible says, ‘Without faith it is impossible to please God.’ (Hebrews 11:6 NIV) So, don’t get involved in anything that doesn’t require you to use your faith. The key to momentum is always having something to look forward to and believe …Read More

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