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God Connects The Dots

‘Only I can tell you the future before it even happens. Everything I plan will come to pass.’ Isaiah 46:10 NLT One day a businessman called his wife to say that he was bringing a foreign visitor home for dinner. His wife had three children in school and one toddler at home, so she had a full …Read More

Take The High Road

‘Their disagreement was so sharp that they separated.’ Acts 15:39 NLT Paul and Barnabas had travelled and ministered together, encouraged one other, endured persecution side-by-side, and won many to Christ. But even the best of relationships can go awry, and they were no exception. ‘Their disagreement was so sharp that they separated.’ Paul and Barnabas never intended …Read More

Telling It Like It Is

‘Speak the truth in love, growing in every way more and more like Christ.’ Ephesians 4:15 NLT Jon Walker says, ‘It’s hard to… confront… it’s easier to stay superficial… to demonise one another when we don’t agree.. .and to cut and run at the first sign of trouble… But the Bible says, “An honest answer is like …Read More

How’s Your Spiritual Appetite? (3)

‘As pressure and stress bear down on me, I find joy in Your commands.’ Psalm 119:143 NLT Thank God for skilled doctors who know how to diagnose illnesses and prescribe medications that bring health and healing. But here’s something for you to think about: what if many of our stress-related illnesses could be helped with meditation as …Read More

How’s Your Spiritual Appetite? (2)

‘They sought God eagerly, and He was found by them. So the Lord gave them rest on every side.’ 2 Chronicles 15:15 NIV Prolonged starvation can have a profound effect on your health. You lose your ability to think clearly. Your vision gets blurry. Your strength wanes, and you stop being productive. Guess what? It’s the same …Read More

How’s Your Spiritual Appetite? (1)

‘He satisfies the longing soul, and fills the hungry soul with goodness.’ Psalm 107:9 NKJV When you’re sick, one of the first questions a doctor asks in order to diagnose your problem is, ‘How’s your appetite?’ That’s because when you lose your desire for food, something’s wrong in your body. And the same principle applies to your …Read More

Recognising God’s Voice

‘Speak, Lord, for Your servant hears.’ 1 Samuel 3:9 NKJV As a boy working in the temple, Samuel didn’t recognise God’s voice when He spoke to him. But later as a prophet, his ear was the portal through which God spoke to an entire nation. Learning to recognise God’s voice isn’t a skill that’s acquired overnight because …Read More

Today, Practise Humility

‘Those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.’ Matthew 23:12 NLT Paul had a prominent and far-reaching ministry, yet he said of himself, ‘Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.’ (1 Timothy 1:15 KJV) When people told Paul how great he was, he stayed humble by …Read More

Be An Exhorter (3)

‘Your assistant, Joshua son of Nun, will lead the people into the land. Encourage him.’ Deuteronomy 1:38 NLT When it comes to being an exhorter, observe two things: (1) Exhortation is a neglected gift. No ministry is more needed in the church today, as that of encouragement. It’s so easy to find discouragement and so difficult to …Read More

Be An Exhorter (2)

‘Strengthening the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith.’ Acts 14:22 NKJV An exhorter has the ability to do three things: (1) Confirm. ‘When they had preached the Gospel to that city and made many disciples, they returned to Lystra, Iconium, and Antioch, strengthening the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue …Read More

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