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Think Right, Live Right

‘Your life is shaped by your thoughts.’ Proverbs 4:23 GNT William James said, ‘You’re not what you think you are, but what you think—you are.’ Lasting change always begins with new thinking. How do you become a Christian? By repenting of your sin and placing your trust in Christ. The Greek word for repentance is metanoia, and …Read More

How God Changes Us (2)

‘Beatings purge the inmost being.’ Proverbs 20:30 NIV Another way God changes us is through circumstances. Problems, pressures, sorrows, hardships, and stress always get our attention. C.S. Lewis said, ‘Pain insists on being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures… but shouts to us in our pain.’ The J.B. Phillips translation of Romans 8:28–29 reads: …Read More

How God Changes Us (1)

‘It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right.’ 2 Timothy 3:16 NLT One of the ways God changes us is through His Word. Paul tells us: ‘All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realise what is wrong in …Read More

Work It Out

‘Work out your salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfil His good purpose.’ Philippians 2:12–13 NIV The Bible says, ‘Work out your salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you to will and to act in …Read More

Do It Today!

‘He said, “Tomorrow.”’ Exodus 8:10 NKJV Every plague God sent on Egypt mocked one of their gods. For instance, the Egyptians worshipped a goddess with the head of a frog, so God sent them a lot of frogs. Finally, Pharaoh called for Moses and basically said, ‘All right, I give up.’ But when Moses asked him, ‘When …Read More

Good Leadership

‘The Lord spoke to Moses.’ Numbers 1:1 NIV A good leader is like a ship’s good captain; they plan the whole trip in their mind before they leave the dock. They have a clear vision of their destination, they understand what it will take to get there, they know who needs to be on board for the …Read More

God’s DNA Is In His Word

‘All Scripture is God-breathed.’ 2 Timothy 3:16 NIV On a cold day, have you ever tried breathing on your hands to restore warmth and life? That’s like what happens when you meditate on God’s Word, because ‘all Scripture is God-breathed’. Imagine yourself at a party where people are blowing up balloons and popping them with pins. A …Read More

Be Faithful

‘You were faithful over a few things, I will make you ruler over many things.’ Matthew 25:21 NKJV In Scripture, to be faithful means to be steady, stable, dependable, and consistent. Do those attributes describe you? They should, because faithfulness pays big dividends with God. ‘A faithful person will abound with blessings.’ (Proverbs 28:20 NASB) Jesus said, ‘Many are …Read More

Aim For The Mark

‘I press toward the mark for the prize.’ Philippians 3:14 KJV Paul writes: ‘I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.’ (Philippians 3:14 KJV) Paul describes the Christian as a marksman. ‘All of us, then, who are mature should take such a view of things. And if on some point …Read More

The Smell Of Sin

‘Our lives are a Christ-like fragrance rising up to God.’ 2 Corinthians 2:15 NLT When food in your fridge goes bad, you know it the moment you open the door. And your life is like that. When there is something wrong inside, the people who come in contact with you often sense it. Jesus spoke some of …Read More

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