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God Is Real!

‘The Lord is my light and my salvation—whom shall I fear?’
 Psalm 27:1 NIV What hope or help does the atheist or agnostic have? None! Writer and editorialist WO Saunders said in American Magazine: ‘I’d like to introduce you to one of the loneliest and unhappiest individuals on earth… the man who doesn’t believe in …Read More

You Can Change

‘We are the clay, and You are the potter.’
 Isaiah 64:8 NLT Ever watch a lump of clay being transformed into something beautiful? The clay can’t change itself; the power to do that lies in the hands of the potter. Isaiah says, ‘We are the clay, and You are the potter. We are all formed …Read More

Be Passionate, Proactive and Persistent

‘Do not merely listen to the Word… Do what it says.’
 James 1:22 NIV When Nehemiah first saw the ruins of Jerusalem, he wept. Then he rolled up his sleeves and went to work. In the face of overwhelming odds and relentless opposition, he rebuilt the walls in just 52 days. How? Because it was …Read More

A Prayer For Peace

‘You will keep him in perfect peace.’
 Isaiah 26:3 NKJV Here is a prayer for peace: ‘Lord, Your Word says, “You will keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in You.” (Isaiah 26:3 NKJV) Your Word says, “The Lord gives strength to His people; the Lord blesses His …Read More

Learn To Be Content

‘I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances.’
 Philippians 4:11 NIV Discontentment is a trap that can ensnare you and rob you of joy and fulfilment. That’s why the Bible says you must learn to be content ‘whatever the circumstances’. The notion that a bigger car or a bigger house or a bigger salary …Read More

Understanding Satan’s Role (5)

‘Satan has demanded the right to test each one of you.’
 Luke 22:31 CEV Luke writes: ‘Jesus said, “Simon, listen to me! Satan has demanded the right to test each one of you, as a farmer does when he separates wheat from the husks. But Simon, I have prayed that your faith will be strong. …Read More

Understanding Satan’s Role (4)

‘Hand that man over to Satan.’
 1 Corinthians 5:5 CEV Satan’s attack can be a wake-up call. Do you know that when you refuse to acknowledge your sin and repent of it, the wall of protection around you is breached and Satan is free to come in and attack you? Paul writes to the Corinthian …Read More

Understanding Satan’s Role (3)

‘The trouble the Lord had brought on him.’
 Job 42:11 NCV Satan’s attack can strengthen your faith. The devil dared to question the stability of Job’s faith, so God gave him permission to test Job. ‘The Lord said to Satan, “All right then. Everything Job has is in your power, but you must not touch …Read More

Understanding Satan’s Role (2)

‘A messenger of Satan, to torment me.’
 2 Corinthians 12:7 NIV Satan’s attack can drive you closer to God. That was true in Paul’s life. Think of Paul’s CV: a personal audience with the resurrected Christ, a participant in heavenly visions, an apostle chosen by God, an author of the Bible. He healed the sick, …Read More

Understanding Satan’s Role (1)

‘God’s Spirit, who is in you, is greater than the devil, who is in the world.’
 1 John 4:4 NCV Satan is a fallen angel who wasn’t satisfied to worship God; he wanted to occupy His throne. Angels, like humans, were made to serve and worship God. And they were given free will; otherwise, how …Read More

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