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The Smell Of Sin

‘Our lives are a Christ-like fragrance rising up to God.’ 2 Corinthians 2:15 NLT When food in your fridge goes bad, you know it the moment you open the door. And your life is like that. When there is something wrong inside, the people who come in contact with you often sense it. Jesus spoke some of …Read More

Thank You, Mum

‘Give your mother a reason to be glad.’ Proverbs 23:25 NCV There is no assignment on earth that requires the array of skills and understanding needed by a mum in fulfilling her everyday duties. Stop and think about what her job involves. She must be a resident psychologist, doctor, theologian, educator, nurse, chef, taxi driver, fire warden, …Read More

Be Passionate About It! (3)

‘He did what was right in the eyes of the Lord, but not wholeheartedly.’ 2 Chronicles 25:2 NIV The enemy of passion is indifference. You go through the motions, but your focus is broken by other things. It’s not that you have said no to God; it’s that you haven’t said a resounding yes! In the Old …Read More

Be Passionate About It! (2)

‘I felt a fire burning inside.’ Psalm 39:3 CEV David wrote, ‘I felt a fire burning inside, and the more I thought, the more it burned, until at last I said: “Please, Lord, show me my future.”’ (Psalm 39:3–4 CEV) Passion is like fire; unless you feed it and stoke it, it will die. Question: on a scale of …Read More

Be Passionate About It! (1)

‘Meditate on these things; give yourself entirely to them.’ 1 Timothy 4:15 NKJV ‘Elisha said, “Pick up the arrows and hit the ground with them.” Jehoash grabbed the arrows and hit the ground three times, then stopped. Elisha became angry at the king and exclaimed, “If you had struck it five or six times, you would completely …Read More

Monitor Your Mind (2)

‘We have the mind of Christ.’ 1 Corinthians 2:16 NIV There is a natural mindset, and there is a spiritual mindset. To live victoriously, you must develop a spiritual mindset. The Bible says: ‘The person without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God… and cannot understand them because they are …Read More

Monitor Your Mind (1)

‘We take captive every thought.’ 2 Corinthians 10:5 NIV If thieves came to your door, would you invite them in? No, you’d call the police and have them arrested. And that’s what you need to do when wrong thoughts come to your mind! Take them captive—before they take you captive. And you must do it the moment …Read More

Who Are You Depending On?

‘My God shall supply all your need.’ Philippians 4:19 KJV How can you tell when you’re depending on people rather than God? When you get upset with your boss because you didn’t get the raise you think you deserve. When you become angry with loved ones because they turned you down for a loan. When you do …Read More

Look Before You Leap!

‘Don’t make rash promises.’ Ecclesiastes 5:2 NLT When it comes to making commitments and keeping them, Solomon doesn’t mince any of his words: ‘Think before you speak, and don’t make any rash promises to God. He is in Heaven and you are on earth, so don’t say any more than you have to… So when you make …Read More

Teach Your Children

‘That things will go well for you and your children.’ Deuteronomy 4:40 NCV As a parent, you’re constantly transmitting your values to your children, so do these: (1) Let them see you pray. Help them to understand that prayer is how we build a lifelong friendship with God. And they will need His friendship when you’re not …Read More

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