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Break Out Of The Box!

‘He will bring us safely into that land and give it to us.’ Numbers 14:8 NLT When others saw giants in the Promised Land and wanted to return to Egypt, Caleb said, ‘The Lord… will bring us safely into that land and give it to us.’ At that point two things happened. ‘The whole community …Read More

Rock Your Box

‘He… increases the power of the weak.’ Isaiah 40:29 NIV A little boy was disabled and the doctors of the time said there was nothing they could do to help him. So his mother took an orange crate, put him in it, tied a rope around it, tied the rope to her waist, and pulled …Read More

Know Your Calling (2)

‘He who believes in Me, the works that I do he will do also.’ John 14:12 NKJV Your calling will always be connected to an unmet need or an opportunity to do good. It was in listening to the cries of an enslaved people that Moses discovered his calling. So did William Wilberforce. He devoted …Read More

Know Your Calling (1)

‘What is that in your hand?’ Exodus 4:2 NIV When God called Moses, one of the first questions He asked him was: ‘What is that in your hand?’ Moses was holding his shepherd’s staff—the one he used each day to lead and protect his sheep. But God had a different plan for it—a greater one! …Read More

Having The Right Attitude

‘You must have the same attitude that Christ Jesus had.’ Philippians 2:5 NLT How many jobs do people lose every day because of poor attitudes? How many are passed over for promotion because of the way they approach their work and the people around them? How many marriages fall apart? It would be impossible to …Read More

Hold On—Help Is On The Way

‘The hair of his head began to grow again.’ Judges 16:22 NKJV When we think of Samson we usually think about his failures—the steamy story of him and Delilah. It’s true that Samson lost everything: his hair, his strength, his sight, his position, his family, and his reputation. The mightiest man Israel had ever seen …Read More

What’s Slowing You Down?

‘Let us strip off every weight that slows us down.’ Hebrews 12:1 NLT The Bible says, ‘Let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us.’ What’s slowing you down, or tripping you …Read More

Shalom

‘My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.’ Exodus 33:14 NIV The Hebrew word for peace is ‘shalom’. And apart from God it will always remain a pipe dream, a philosophical fantasy, or a tantalising fish that is just beyond your bait and hook. Marriages go awry and fall apart because …Read More

Trust In God’s Goodness

‘The Lord is good.’ Nahum 1:7 NIV The Bible says, ‘When the people saw how long it was taking Moses to come… down the mountain, they gathered around Aaron. “Come on,” they said, “make us… gods who can lead us.”’ (Exodus 32:1 NLT) Why did Israel make a golden calf? Because they wanted a god …Read More

Forgive—And Set Yourself Free

‘Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another.’ Ephesians 4:32 NKJV Years after her harrowing experience in a Nazi concentration camp, Corrie ten Boom was speaking in a church when she found herself standing face-to-face with a man who had been one of the cruellest guards she had ever met in the camps. This …Read More

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