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Serve Someone Today

‘Through love serve one another.’ Galatians 5:13 NKJV Before Jesus went to the cross, the Bible says that ‘He got up from the meal, took off His outer clothing, and wrapped a towel around His waist. After that, He poured water into a basin and began to wash His disciples’ feet, drying them with the …Read More

Looking For Donkeys–And Discovering Your Destiny (2)

‘So they despised him.’ 1 Samuel 10:27 NKJV When God calls you to a special destiny, not everyone will be happy about it. After Saul was anointed king, some said, ‘“How can this man save us?” So they despised him, and brought him no presents. But he held his peace.’ Note Saul’s reaction to his …Read More

Looking For Donkeys–And Discovering Your Destiny (1)

‘Then Samuel took a flask of oil and poured it on his head.’ 1 Samuel 10:1 NKJV Here’s the remarkable story of how Saul became Israel’s first king. He was out scouring the countryside for his father’s lost donkeys when he met the prophet Samuel. ‘Samuel said to Saul, “Tell the servant to go on …Read More

Speak ‘In Good Taste’

‘Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt.’ Colossians 4:6 NKJV John Grisham, author of blockbuster books that become blockbuster movies, has been called ‘a straight arrow making his way along a very crooked path’. His novels often depict sleazy lawyers, corrupt politicians, and trigger-happy police—the underbelly of a world of wealth and …Read More

Let Them Go!

‘They went out from us, but they were not of us.’ 1 John 2:19 NKJV Every relationship in your life is for a reason and a season. Your commitment to your family should be for a lifetime; other relationships may have term limits. So when someone walks away, don’t try to talk them into staying …Read More

Don’t Give In To Despair

‘When troubles of any kind come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy.’ James 1:2 NLT When difficulties come to us in life and in our relationships, as they inevitably will, it’s easy to succumb to the ‘dominoes of despair’. First, we become disappointed with an event or relationship. Then as the trial …Read More

God Will Forgive And Restore You

‘A bruised reed He will not break.’ Isaiah 42:3 NKJV Have you ever heard of the Great Boston Molasses Flood? On 15 January 1919, a steel vat containing 8.7 million litres of molten molasses burst. A 10-metre-tall wave of hot syrup drowned people and horses, destroyed buildings, and crushed freight trains, wagons, and cars. The …Read More

You Need A Vision

‘You spoke in a vision.’ Psalm 89:19 NIV The psalmist says: ‘You spoke in a vision, to Your faithful people You said… “I have found David My servant; with My sacred oil I have anointed him. My hand will sustain him; surely My arm will strengthen him.”’ (Psalm 89:19–21 NIV) Great vision always precedes great …Read More

‘Thou, O king, art the most worthy’

‘Every knee will bow to the name of Jesus.’ Philippians 2:10 NCV Max Lucado tells the story of how Philippe Auguste, king of France, assembled all his noble knights during a crusade and encouraged them to be strong in battle. On the table he placed his royal crown, bearing the inscription ‘To the most worthy’, …Read More

God And Your Money (8)

‘The Word became flesh.’ John 1:14 NIV Jesus came into the world for two reasons. First, to give you the greatest gift of all—eternal life. Second, to let you know He cares about every detail of your life. ‘The Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of …Read More

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