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You’re in Partnership with God

‘We are labourers together with God…’ 1 Corinthians 3:9 KJV Did you hear the story about the little boy who was selling ten-cent pencils door-to-door to raise the money to build a $30 million hospital in his community? One woman said to him, ‘Son, that’s a mighty big goal for just one little boy selling …Read More

There’s a Way Out

‘…when you are tempted…[there’s]…a way out…’ 1 Corinthians 10:13 NIV Often we make excuses for our weaknesses, or blame others. The poet wrote, ‘An enemy I strove to know, he dogged my steps where’er I’d go. My plans he baulked and blocked my way, to lofty goals he answered Nay! Till I from him the …Read More

Getting to the Other Side

‘..Let us cross over to the other side.’ Mark 4:35 NKJV One day Jesus said to His disciples, ‘Let us cross over to the other side… And a great windstorm arose, and the waves beat into the boat, so that it was already filling.’ (Mark 4:35-37 NKJV) The devil doesn’t want you to get through …Read More

Live, as God Intended

‘His divine power has given us everything we need…’ 2 Peter 1:3 NIV The Bible says, ‘His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness… For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and …Read More

You’ll Come Out on Top!

‘…you will lift up your face without shame…’ Job 11:15 NIV Many of the world’s most successful people were at one time considered to be failures. A banker in Iowa laughed and told Alexander Graham Bell to remove that ‘toy’ from his office. The toy he referred to was the telephone. Talk about missing an …Read More

Don’t Get Diverted

‘While I was busy doing something else…’ 1 Kings 20:40 NLT This is what Scripture says about being busy. ‘While I was busy doing something else, the prisoner disappeared!’ In this story, God judges someone for forgetting what’s important and taking their eye off the ball. In 1992, Fortune magazine featured ‘The biggest business goofs …Read More

Doing What You’re Supposed to Do

‘…everyone’s work will be put through the fire…’ 1 Corinthians 3:13 TLB One day an ox said to a mule, ‘Let’s pretend to be sick.’ The mule said, ‘No, we need to get this work done.’ The ox feigned illness, and the farmer brought him fresh hay. When the mule came in from ploughing, the …Read More

Don’t Jump to Conclusions

‘I will guard my ways that I may not sin with my tongue…’ Psalm 39:1 NAS We all fail from time to time, even the best of us. When John D Rockefeller ran the Standard Oil Company one of his senior executives made a mistake that cost over $2 million. The other executives thought Rockefeller …Read More

Overcoming Perfectionism

‘I don’t mean to say that I have already achieved…perfection!’ Philippians 3:12 NLT If you let it, perfectionism will rob you of peace, plus the joy of whatever you’ve accomplished so far. The sportswear manufacturer Fila took out a full-page ad in a newspaper to honour its NBA All-Star spokesman, Grant Hill, and, at the …Read More

Overcoming Perfectionism

‘I don’t mean to say that I have already achieved…perfection!’ Philippians 3:12 NLT If you let it, perfectionism will rob you of peace, plus the joy of whatever you’ve accomplished so far. The sportswear manufacturer Fila took out a full-page ad in a newspaper to honour its NBA All-Star spokesman, Grant Hill, and, at the …Read More

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