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Anger Management (1)

‘Don’t sin by letting anger control you.’ 
Ephesians 4:26 NLT The first mention of anger in Scripture is when Cain got so angry with his brother Abel that he murdered him. In Australia in 2018, three people died each week at someone else’s hand. Anger not only kills others, it can kill you. Dr Redford …Read More

Forgive—And Set Yourself Free!

‘Forgetting those things which are behind.’ 
Philippians 3:13 KJV The Bible says that the greater the offence, the greater the need to forgive your offender in order to go on with your life. Remember when you were growing up, how your parents would tell you to close the door? That’s because in winter you were …Read More

Look For Teaching Moments

‘What do these stones mean?’ 
Joshua 4:21 NIV One of the most effective ways to teach is through ‘teaching moments’. Jesus did that. When a fig tree didn’t produce fruit, He cursed it and it immediately withered up. That got the disciples’ attention (see Matthew 21:18–22). 
Then He explained that unless you stay filled with …Read More

Don’t Brag About It

‘We have done what was our duty.’ 
Luke 17:10 NKJV If you have a tendency to remind people of all the good things you do and the sacrifices you make, read what Jesus said: ‘When you have done all those things which you are commanded, say…“We have done what was our duty to do.”’ We …Read More

The Healing Power Of Forgiveness

‘Pray for those who spitefully use you.’ 
Luke 6:28 NKJV Night after night, Mary was beaten by her father when he came home from the pub in a drunken rage. So the first chance she got, she left home. Given time, most physical scars begin to heal, but emotional scars can last a lifetime. They …Read More

Living The Anointed Life

‘The anointing which you have received from Him abides in you.’ 
1 John 2:27 NKJV The word ‘anoint’ means ‘to pour on and rub in’. In the Old Testament a priest had oil poured over his head, symbolising the Spirit of God resting on him as he carried out his duties each day. Now fast …Read More

How To Move Your Mountain

‘Even if you say to this mountain, “Be lifted up and thrown into the sea,” it will happen.’ Matthew 21:21 BSB Jesus said: ‘Whoever says to this mountain, “Be removed and be cast into the sea,” and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that those things he says will be done, he will …Read More

Delivered from People-Pleasing

‘I will rescue you from both your own people and the Gentiles. 
Yes, I am sending you to the Gentiles.’ Acts 26:17 NLT Paul’s ministry began when he met Jesus on the Damascus Road. In that humbling encounter, the Lord said to him: ‘Get to your feet! For I have appeared to you to appoint …Read More

What’s The Basis Of Your Self-Worth?

‘Be satisfied with what you have.’ Hebrews 13:5 NLT One morning, a businessman saw a fisherman lounging on his boat drinking coffee. ‘You’re back early,’ he shouted. The sailor replied, ‘I’ve caught enough. I’m through for the day.’ The businessman said, ‘Why not go out again? If you keep going out you can catch more …Read More

It’s The Way God Planned It

‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother.’ Matthew 19:5 NIV Parents, read this letter. ‘Dear Dad: Thanks for all the times you held me on your lap so I could see the football match, and times you took me to the funfair and bought me hot dogs. I’ll always remember the …Read More

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