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To Be Faithful Is To Be Successful

‘Well done, good and faithful servant.’ Matthew 25:23 NKJV God wants you to succeed in life (See Joshua 1:8). And He will give you the tools, strategies and relationships necessary for success. David started out as a lowly shepherd boy, but God made him King of Israel. The Bible says, ‘In everything he did he …Read More

Don’t Just Pray—Believe!

‘Whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them.’ Mark 11:24 NKJV One of the dangers in praying is not expecting God to answer. The Bible says, ‘Without faith no one can please God. We must believe… God is real and… He rewards everyone who searches for …Read More

He’s Always A Step Ahead (3)

‘No plague will come near your home.’ Psalm 91:10 NLT For nine-year-old Keith Pulles, winterising the family swimming pool signalled the end of summer. He writes: ‘I watched glumly from the window as Dad opened a jug and started dumping chemicals into the pool. Then he got another jug and added more stuff. “That’s a …Read More

He’s Always A Step Ahead (2)

‘His faithful promises are your armour and protection.’ Psalm 91:4 NLT A vendor at a fair gave Mavis Gustafson Pigford a free Gideon Bible. She tucked it in her purse and forgot about it. Later as she walked along, a car pulled up, the driver pointed a gun and told her to get in. She …Read More

He’s Always A Step Ahead (1)

‘Before they call, I will answer; and while they are still speaking, I will hear.’ Isaiah 65:24 NKJV When Wilda Lahmann’s husband woke in the small hours of the morning gasping for air and clutching his chest, there wasn’t time to wait for an ambulance. She got him into the car and he slumped against …Read More

Don’t Proceed Without Peace

‘To be controlled by the Spirit results in… peace.’ Romans 8:6 GNT When your thoughts, actions and plans are approved by God, He’ll confirm it by giving you an inner ‘knowing’. (See 1 John 2:20) The Bible says: ‘Let the peace of Christ [the inner calm of one who walks daily with Him] be the …Read More

Be Teachable

‘That the Lord…may show us the way in which we should walk and the thing we should do.’ Jeremiah 42:3 NKJV Twelve bees were placed in a jar in a darkened room. A light was beamed onto the bottom of the jar, and then the lid removed. Instinctively, the bees flew toward the light and …Read More

Prepare Them For Adolescence

‘Children are known by the way they act.’ Proverbs 20:11 NLT When you see signs of adolescence in your child, it’s time to talk with them. As the parent of a preteen, your task is similar to that of a football coach who’s trained his squad all through the late summer and early autumn. Now …Read More

Dealing with the Devil (4)

‘The devil took Him up on an exceedingly high mountain.’ Matthew 4:8 NKJV Temptation 3: The Bible says, ‘The devil took Him up on an exceedingly high mountain, and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory. And he said to Him, “All these things I will give You if You will …Read More

Dealing with the Devil (3)

‘If you are the Son of God, jump off!’ Matthew 4:6 NLT Temptation 2: The Bible says, ‘The devil took Him…to the highest point of the Temple, and said, “If you are the Son of God, jump off! For the Scriptures say, He will order His angels to protect you. And they will hold you …Read More

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