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When You Worship, You Win Spiritual Battles

‘He appointed those who should sing to the Lord.’ 2 Chronicles 20:21 NKJV Worship is a powerful weapon, one that can turn the battle in your favour. When King Jehoshaphat faced the combined might of three different armies, he knew he was no match for them. So he turned to God, saying, ‘We have no …Read More

God Will Take Care Of You

‘Do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear.’ Matthew 6:25 NIV If God lives within you, shouldn’t it be obvious? How can you say you trust Him and then worry obsessively about your health, your kids, your job, and your finances? Concern is …Read More

Blessed For A Purpose!

‘Afterwards they will come out with great possessions.’ Genesis 15:14 NIV When the children of Israel were leaving Egypt, God transferred the wealth from one nation of people to another. And He did it overnight. That’s because His people were called to fulfil His purposes in the earth. After 400 years of making bricks, carting …Read More

Building Healthy, Fulfilling Relationships

‘There is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.’ Proverbs 18:24 NIV To fulfil God’s plan for your life, you need relationships with the right people, those who stick by you come what may. Remember Jonathan, who loved David even at the cost of his own life? And Ruth, who loved her mother-in-law Naomi …Read More

‘Stress Fractures’

‘He gives power to the tired and worn out, and strength to the weak.’ Isaiah 40:29 TLB Sports Illustrated magazine says, ‘Stress fractures begin when the shocks and strains of playing game after game create tiny cracks in outer layers of bone. When those cracks become large enough to cause severe pain, they are known …Read More

Try To Learn Something Every Day

‘Knowledge will fill you with joy.’ Proverbs 2:10 NLT One Friday morning an eager young Stanford University student stood before Louis Janin, a well-known mining engineer. He was seeking employment. Janin informed him, ‘All I need right now is a stenographer.’ The young man said eagerly, ‘Fine, I’ll take the job.’ Then he added, ‘But …Read More

When You Worship, You’re Taking In God’s Word

‘Speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs.’ Ephesians 5:19 NKJV The truths of God’s Word have been passed down from generation to generation through preaching, teaching, and publishing. But they have also been passed down through hymns of worship we sing in church. When you sing them, you’re proclaiming the truth …Read More

Thank God For Your Job

‘Those who work hard will prosper.’ Proverbs 13:4 NLT Author and motivational speaker Charlie ‘Tremendous’ Jones tells the story of a man who dreamed he’d inherited a million dollars. In the dream he tried to take a shower, but the shower wouldn’t work. He tried to shave, but his shaver wouldn’t shave. He tried to …Read More

Make It A Personal Growth Experience

‘Speaking the truth in love, we will grow.’ Ephesians 4:15 NIV Before you confront someone over an issue, stop and examine your motives. Is your goal to help or humiliate them? Jesus was in the business of lifting and restoring people, and you should be in that business too. Ask yourself, would you approach things …Read More

Your Joy Will Return

‘Weeping may last through the night, but joy comes with the morning.’ Psalm 30:5 NLT It’s hard when you work all day then come home to an empty house and sleep with your arms wrapped around a pillow, wishing you had someone to hold. No matter how much you try to cover it up, nothing …Read More

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