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Let God Use What You’ve Got

‘What is that in your hand?’ Exodus 4:2 NIV The Bible says, ‘Moses answered: “What if they do not believe me or listen to me and say, ‘The Lord did not appear to you?’” Then the Lord said to him, “What is that in your hand?” “A staff,” he replied. The Lord said, “Throw it …Read More

Trust God And Step Out In Faith (2)

‘Do not look behind you.’ Genesis 19:17 NKJV One time in the West Indies five ships, one of them British, were anchored in the harbour when a monster storm rolled in. The British captain immediately raised anchor and sailed out to meet it. Two days later, battered but still intact, he returned to the harbour …Read More

Trust God And Step Out In Faith (1)

‘Begin the joyous tasks I have assigned to you.’ Matthew 25:21 TLB Nicole Unice, director of women’s ministries for Hope Church, says: ‘There are ideas I know would be beneficial, yet I hesitate to share too much or dream too big. What if they don’t work? Or people don’t like them? What if the people …Read More

Is Your Name In The Book?

‘Only those whose names are written in the Lamb’s book of life will enter.’ Revelation 21:27 NCV One night in 1912, Titanic, the largest passenger steamship in the world and considered by many to be unsinkable, struck an iceberg and sank in the icy Atlantic. Many people died. Following the disaster the scene outside the …Read More

Not Who, But Whose You Are

‘Who am I that I should go…?’ Exodus 3:11 NIV When God told Moses He was going to use him to deliver the Israelites from slavery, the conversation went like this: ‘“So now, go. I am sending you to Pharaoh to bring My people the Israelites out of Egypt.” But Moses said to God, “Who …Read More

Understanding Your Heavenly Father (2)

‘The Lord is like a father to His children, tender and compassionate to those who fear Him.’ Psalm 103:13 NLT To see God as a loving Father may not come easily, if you carry the scars of a neglected or abusive childhood. Perhaps you had so many unmet needs growing up: affection, security, trust, comfort, …Read More

Understanding Your Heavenly Father (1)

‘They did not understand that He spoke to them of the Father.’ John 8:27 NKJV The people in Jesus’ day found it hard to grasp the concept of God as a Father. Lord, king, judge, they understood—but not Father. The Old Testament rarely speaks of God as Father, whereas the New Testament mentions it often. …Read More

Let God Replant You

‘You are like a garden locked up.’ Song of Solomon 4:12 NCV A farmer’s fruit tree consistently produced bumper crops and became a real money-maker for him, so he put all his efforts into marketing and never noticed that the tree was dying. Then one day he woke up and realised the root had dried …Read More

What Is Your Life Founded Upon?

‘Why do you call me, “Lord, Lord,” and do not do what I say?’ Luke 6:46 NIV Jesus told a story of two men who built a house. The wise one built his house on solid rock; the foolish one built his on sand. When a storm hit both houses, only the wise man’s was …Read More

Don’t Be A Blame Thrower (2)

‘We are each responsible for our own conduct.’ Galatians 6:5 NLT Sally managed a small marketing company, and when problems arose she automatically looked for a scapegoat. At sales meetings she berated and criticised her co-workers, choosing to call her tirades ‘pep talks’. Her associates began to resign in droves, and when company revenues declined …Read More

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