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Let God Tell You Who You Are!

‘His mother called his name Jabez.’ 1 Chronicles 4:9 NKJV The name Jabez means ‘pain and trouble’. Can you imagine walking into a room and hearing someone say, ‘Here comes trouble,’ or someone describing you as ‘a pain’? And what’s more, his mother labelled Jabez that way the day he was born because she ‘gave …Read More

Come Back To God!

‘When he was still a great way off.’ 
Luke 15:20 NKJV The Bible says concerning the Prodigal Son: ‘While he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion, and ran and embraced him and kissed him.’ (Luke 15:20 ESV) 
The truth is, you’re not beyond the reach of God’s grace, …Read More

Resistance Training

‘Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.’ James 4:7 KJV Have you ever watched someone doing resistance training? They get stronger every day as they press more and more weight. That’s how to view the verse ‘resist the devil’. Satan is out to do three things: 
‘Kill, steal, …Read More

Anger Management (3)

‘He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty.’ 
Proverbs 16:32 NKJV The Bible says, ‘He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.’ As a Christian you have the Holy Spirit living within you, and one of the …Read More

Anger Management (2)

‘A quick-tempered man acts foolishly.’ 
Proverbs 14:17 NKJV The truth is that when your temper gets the best of you, it reveals the worst of you. The Bible says three things about unrighteous anger that you need to keep in mind: (1) It’s stupid. Simple as that. ‘A quick-tempered man acts foolishly, and a man …Read More

Anger Management (1)

‘Don’t sin by letting anger control you.’ 
Ephesians 4:26 NLT The first mention of anger in Scripture is when Cain got so angry with his brother Abel that he murdered him. In Australia in 2018, three people died each week at someone else’s hand. Anger not only kills others, it can kill you. Dr Redford …Read More

Forgive—And Set Yourself Free!

‘Forgetting those things which are behind.’ 
Philippians 3:13 KJV The Bible says that the greater the offence, the greater the need to forgive your offender in order to go on with your life. Remember when you were growing up, how your parents would tell you to close the door? That’s because in winter you were …Read More

Look For Teaching Moments

‘What do these stones mean?’ 
Joshua 4:21 NIV One of the most effective ways to teach is through ‘teaching moments’. Jesus did that. When a fig tree didn’t produce fruit, He cursed it and it immediately withered up. That got the disciples’ attention (see Matthew 21:18–22). 
Then He explained that unless you stay filled with …Read More

Don’t Brag About It

‘We have done what was our duty.’ 
Luke 17:10 NKJV If you have a tendency to remind people of all the good things you do and the sacrifices you make, read what Jesus said: ‘When you have done all those things which you are commanded, say…“We have done what was our duty to do.”’ We …Read More

The Healing Power Of Forgiveness

‘Pray for those who spitefully use you.’ 
Luke 6:28 NKJV Night after night, Mary was beaten by her father when he came home from the pub in a drunken rage. So the first chance she got, she left home. Given time, most physical scars begin to heal, but emotional scars can last a lifetime. They …Read More

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