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Living Unselfishly

‘…lend, hoping for nothing in return…’ Luke 6:35 NKJV If you’re serious about becoming like Jesus, pay careful attention to His words: ‘…just as you want men to do to you, you also do to them likewise… love your enemies, do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return; and your reward will be great…’ …Read More

Interact with This Devotional!

‘…The words that I speak to you are…life.’ John 6:63 NKJV Don’t just read this devotional, interact with it. To get the most out of each day, find an insight and reflect on it; a nugget of truth you ponder throughout the day. Paul told Timothy, ‘Reflect on what I am saying, for the Lord …Read More

‘For Better or for Worse’

‘…Having loved His own…He loved them to the end.’ John 13:1 NKJV On a busy morning, a nurse in the crowded emergency room seated an elderly gentleman who had come to have stitches removed from his hand. He said, ‘I’m in a hurry, nurse. I have an appointment in an hour.’ As the line of …Read More

Standing When Everything Around You Is Falling (2)

‘…Let him who thinks he stands take heed lest he fall.’ 1 Corinthians 10:12 NKJV The truth is that standing isn’t inevitable, but it is possible! The moment you commit your life to Jesus, you’re at war with Satan. And standing up to him requires staying armed. ‘Put on the full armour of God, so …Read More

Standing When Everything Around You Is Falling (1)

‘…Let him who thinks he stands take heed lest he fall.’ 1 Corinthians 10:12 NKJV Satan is out to tempt, trap and topple you. One of his favourite lies is that you can’t fall. He appeals to your ego: ‘You’ve got your spiritual act together; you’re too strong to stumble. Weaker people wouldn’t be able …Read More

How God Reveals His Will to Us

‘…Did not our heart burn within us…’ Luke 24:32 NKJV Look at the two disciples on the road to Emmaus, and you’ll discover how God speaks to us and gives us direction. They thought they’d seen the death of Jesus and His movement. Fearful and disillusioned, they packed their bags and headed for home, when …Read More

By God’s Grace You’ll Make It!

‘…Out of weakness were made strong…’ Hebrews 11:34 NKJV The Bible speaks of ‘…Samson and Jephthah, also of David and Samuel…who through faith subdued kingdoms, worked righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions, quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong…’ (Hebrews 11:32-34 NKJV) Who …Read More

Reduce the Stress of Serving

‘…Created in Christ Jesus to do good works…’ Ephesians 2:10 NIV We were saved to serve, not sit on the sidelines. But even in our appointed slot, overload is possible. We love serving the Lord, yet sometimes our attitudes stress us. The toxic mix of inadequacy and perfectionism in serving leads to burnout. It pushes …Read More

Rules for Living

‘His…power has given us everything we need for life…’ 2 Peter 1:3 NIV Here are three rules for living. First, learn to control the climate around you. Negativity is contagious; look out for its ‘carriers’. Love them, lift them, but don’t let them infect you. Filter what people say to you through God’s Word. ‘…God …Read More

You Must be Faithful

‘…He was faithful to God, who appointed him…’ Hebrews 3:2 NLT Faithfulness is more than just a nice concept; you must be faithful to something or someone. Actually, it’s in making and keeping commitments to others that we demonstrate our faithfulness to God. ‘…And whatever you do in word or deed,do all in the name …Read More

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