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Ask Why Before How

‘They speak a vision of their own heart, not from the mouth of the Lord.’ Jeremiah 23:16 NKJV Eugene G. Grace, president of Bethlehem Steel Corporation from 1916 to 1945 said: ‘Thousands of engineers can design bridges, calculate strains and stresses, and draw up specifications for machines. But a great engineer is the man who …Read More

Know When To Say Nothing

‘The Sovereign Lord has given me a well-instructed tongue.’ Isaiah 50:4 NIV Isaiah writes: ‘The Sovereign Lord has given me a well-instructed tongue, to know the word that sustains the weary. He wakens me morning by morning, wakens my ear to listen like one being instructed.’ Let’s face it; if you told a person everything …Read More

Observe The Sabbath

‘As His custom was, He went into the synagogue on the Sabbath day.’ Luke 4:16 KJV We all need time to rest and recharge our ‘batteries’. God took time out: ‘On the seventh day God ended His work which He had made; and He rested on the seventh day.’ (Genesis 2:2 KJV) Now, the Bible …Read More

This Is No Small Matter!

‘And the Spirit of the Lord will rest on Him.’ Isaiah 11:2 NLT Isaiah said of Jesus: ‘Out of the stump of David’s family will grow a shoot—yes, a new Branch bearing fruit from the old root. And the Spirit of the Lord will rest on Him—the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of …Read More

What’s Weighing You Down?

‘Let us lay aside every weight and the sin that so easily ensnares us, and let us run.’ Hebrews 12:1 NKJV On a recent radio broadcast, Dennis Rainey talked about Double Eagle II, the first hot air balloon to cross the Atlantic Ocean. The men piloting the magnificent craft caught an air corridor that carried …Read More

Toxins In The Workplace

‘Come out from among them and be separate.’ 2 Corinthians 6:17 NKJV Stop and think about the products we once considered not only to be harmless, but actually beneficial: asbestos, lead, mercury, etc. A generation later we are still treating sick workers who installed asbestos and breathed in its toxic fibres. With that illustration in …Read More

Lift The Limitations On Yourself

‘You shall expand to the right and to the left.’ Isaiah 54:3 NKJV Today God may be saying to you what He said to His people Israel: ‘Enlarge the place of your tent, and let them stretch out the curtains of your dwellings; do not spare; lengthen your cords, and strengthen your stakes. For you …Read More

Never Compromise Your Character And Convictions

‘Buy the truth, and do not sell it.’ Proverbs 23:23 NKJV In the early 1970s, the Iraqi government arrested a group of American students on trumped-up espionage charges. In order to elicit admissions of guilt, they tortured them. They were told that if they confessed they were spies, they would go free. In other words: …Read More

Does Your Wife Know You Love Her? (4)

‘He loved them to the very end.’ John 13:1 NLT Let’s look again at how Jesus loved His disciples and how you should love your wife. He never stopped loving them. The Bible tells us that Jesus ‘had loved His disciples during His ministry on earth… and now He loved them to the very end.’ …Read More

Does Your Wife Know You Love Her? (3)

‘Rejoice with the wife of your youth.’ Proverbs 5:18 NKJV The Bible says, ‘Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ… loved the church’ (Ephesians 5:25 NKJV), so let’s take another look at how Christ loved the founders of the church, His twelve disciples. He recognised their gifts. He rejoiced in their successes. He supported and …Read More

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