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Your limited window of opportunity

‘Teach them to your children and your grandchildren.’ Deuteronomy 4:9 NKJV Let’s read what God said to the parents who entered the promised land: ‘”Only take heed to yourself, and diligently keep yourself, lest you forget the things your eyes have seen, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life. And […]

Give children convictions to live by

‘These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children …’ Deuteronomy 6:6-7 NIV If you’re a parent, are you trying to keep your children under lock and key in order to keep them out of trouble? Or if you’re a teacher or Sunday school leader, do you […]

Your harvest is on the way

‘The seed should sprout and grow, He himself does not know how.’ Mark 4:27 NKJV Have you sown a ‘seed’ of faith, and now you’re wondering when you will reap the ‘harvest’ God promised in His Word? If so, read on: ‘And He said, “The kingdom of God is as if a man should scatter seed […]

Stop and ask for directions

‘There is a way that appears to be right, but in the end, it leads to death.’ Proverbs 14:12 NIV You can be sincere in your intentions – but sincerely wrong. The Bible says the rain falls on ‘… the just and the unjust alike’ (Matthew 5:45 NLT). The law of cause and effect applies to everybody, and […]

Your personal guide

‘The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.’ Psalm 23:1 NKJV It’s easy to say, ‘The Lord is my shepherd,’ but how can you tell if it’s real for you or if you’re just saying the words? Here is a simple test: when you need help, who do you turn to first? Most people go […]

The Holy Spirit prays through you

‘The Spirit Himself makes intercession for us …’ Romans 8:26 NKJV Life can wear you down. You can get to the place where your anxiety runs so deep or your stress levels increase so high that you can’t think clearly. The problem or pain you’re experiencing is so overwhelming that you can’t put it into words. […]

Having job security (4)

‘I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.’ Philippians 4:13 NKJV Losing your job can be devastating. This is when you must keep the right perspective. Having less doesn’t make you a lesser person. God still values you, and you must keep valuing yourself. The Christian life is one of trial and triumph. Paul […]

Having job security (3)

‘With favour You will surround him as with a shield.’ Psalm 5:12 NKJV To have job security you should: 1) Increase your visibility in your industry. Establish contacts and relationships with others outside your company by attending local industry gatherings wherever possible. Your goal should not merely be to know enough to get by but to […]

Having job security (2)

‘Good planning and hard work lead to prosperity …’ Proverbs 21:5 NLT To have job security you should: 1) Endeavour to be as indispensable as possible. ‘Good planning and hard work lead to prosperity, but hasty shortcuts lead to poverty. Wealth created by a lying tongue is a vanishing mist and a deadly trap.’ (Proverbs 21:5-6 NLT). […]

Having job security (1)

‘Those who work their land will have abundant food …’ Proverbs 12:11 NIV God created the Garden of Eden, then He created Adam, and then He told Adam that his job was to take care of it. Why? Because work gives dignity and meaning to our lives. That’s why the Bible says, ‘Those who work their […]