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How’s Your Prayer Life?

‘…it is time to seek the Lord…’ Hosea 10:12 NKJV The place of prayer is where you meet with God to be instructed, corrected, cleansed, loved, built up and prepared to do His will. It can be anywhere, but it must be somewhere! It can be anytime, but it must be a set time. Without …Read More

Your Heavenly Body

‘…How are the dead raised? With what kind of body…?’ 1 Corinthians 15:35 NIV Ever wonder what your heavenly body will be like? The Bible gives us three answers to the questions, ‘How are the dead raised? With what kind of body will they come?’ First, it speaks of anatomy: ‘…Men have one kind of …Read More

The Domino Effect of Praise (2)

‘My mouth is filled with Your praise…all day long.’ Psalm 71:8 NAS In 2007, after battling leukaemia, pianist/song-writer Roger Bennett died. He thought he was in remission but the disease returned with a vengeance. He wrote on his website: ‘Our enemy stalks us exactly the way the Bible describes, as a roaring lion. He hides …Read More

The Domino Effect of Praise (1)

‘…I will praise You more and more.’ Psalm 71:14 NLT Don’t limit yourself to worshipping God in church. Be like the Psalmist: ‘I will bless the Lord at all times…’ (Psalm 34:1 NKJV) When you don’t feel like praising God but you do it because you want to please Him, that’s called ‘…the sacrifice of …Read More

The Importance of Sound Doctrine

‘…teach…sound doctrine.’ Titus 2:1 NIV Today ‘sound doctrine’ is being replaced by ‘feel good theology,’ and we should be concerned! Pilots fly by fixed laws. Surgeons operate by fixed protocols. Aren’t you glad they think doctrine is important? The story’s told of a psychology student in the army who was given kitchen duty. He decided …Read More

You’ve Got to ‘Work at It’

‘Love is always supportive, loyal, hopeful, and trusting.’ 1 Corinthians 13:7 CEV Clara Null writes: ‘At a wedding my granddaughter Melissa asked, "Why is the bride always dressed in white?" I replied, "Because white represents happiness, and today is the happiest day of her life." Her next question was: "Then why’s the groom dressed in …Read More

Where You Are Matters!

‘You have been wandering around…long enough; turn…’ Deuteronomy 2:3 NLT God’s plan for your life always involves your gifts, His timing, and being in the right place. But three things can keep that from happening: fear of failing, unwillingness to leave your comfort zone, and being swayed by the opinions of others. There came a …Read More

What’s Your Heart-Motive?

‘…by Him actions are weighed.’ 1 Samuel 2:3 NKJV The story’s told of a lady who answered the knock on her door and saw a man with a sad expression. ‘I’m sorry to disturb you,’ he said, ‘but I’m collecting money for an unfortunate family in the neighbourhood. The husband is out of work, the …Read More

Take One More Step

‘We get knocked down, but we get up again.’ 2 Corinthians 4:9 TLB Failure can feel like a punch in the gut. And when it keeps happening it’s tempting just to give up. But you can’t; you must ‘get up again’. Failing doesn’t make you a failure, quitting does. HE Jansen said, ‘The man who …Read More

Strive for Progress, Not Perfection

‘…It is no trouble for me to write the same things to you…’ Philippians 3:1 NIV Have you any idea how often the people you admire got it wrong, half right, almost right, before they got it right? Making mistakes is the unenjoyable, unavoidable part of making progress. That’s why Paul said, ‘…It is no …Read More

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