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Thoughts On Giving (1)

‘See that you abound in this grace also.’ 2 Corinthians 8:7 NKJV Paul writes, ‘As you abound in everything—in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in all diligence, and in your love for us—see that you abound in this grace also.’ What’s Paul talking about here? Giving! God has not called you to be a reservoir that stores …Read More

Think More About Others (3)

‘Not seeking my own profit, but the profit of many.’ 1 Corinthians 10:33 NKJV Here’s a group you don’t want to be part of: ‘In the last days perilous times will come: For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money… lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God.’ (2 Timothy 3:1–4 NKJV) There’s nothing wrong with making money. …Read More

Think More About Others (2)

‘He who has pity on the poor lends to the Lord, and He will pay back what he has given.’ Proverbs 19:17 NKJV Here are four ways in which you can express kindness and generosity towards others. (1) Giving your time. Giving a few hours of your time to someone, especially if you’re a busy person, can …Read More

Think More About Others (1)

‘How can the love of God be in that person?’ 1 John 3:17 NKJV On a scale of one to ten, how often do you think about the needs of others and try to meet them? Before you answer, read this: ‘If anyone has material possessions and sees a brother or sister in need but has no …Read More

Recognise When It’s Wise To Compromise

‘That I might by all means save some.’ 1 Corinthians 9:22 NKJV Paul wouldn’t yield an inch on Bible truth, but when it came to customs, traditions, and people’s preferences, he refused to fight about them. For example, some of the Corinthian Christians thought because certain meats were offered in worship to idols it was sinful to …Read More

How To Protect Yourself When You’re Alone

‘Turn to me and have mercy, for I am alone and in deep distress.’ Psalm 25:16 NLT David, who committed adultery with another man’s wife, prayed: ‘Turn to me and have mercy, for I am alone and in deep distress. My problems go from bad to worse. Oh, save me from them all!… See how many enemies …Read More

Get To The Root Of Your Problem

‘Your roots will grow down into God’s love and keep you strong.’ Ephesians 3:17 NLT Did your parents fail to make you feel loved? Did your partner desert you? Were you physically, sexually, mentally or emotionally abused? These are painful experiences. And recognising their source is crucial, especially when it’s a root of rejection. You can resort …Read More

Speculation Or Revelation?

‘No one takes this honour on himself.’ Hebrews 5:4 NIV When it comes to knowing what God has called you to do in life, you have two options. (1) Speculation. Dr Hugh Moorhead, who heads the philosophy department at Northeastern Illinois University, wrote to 250 well-known philosophers, scientists, writers and intellectuals, asking them the time-honoured question: ‘What …Read More

God’s Answer To Worry

‘God has not given us a spirit of fear.’ 2 Timothy 1:7 NLT The Bible says, ‘God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.’ Overcoming fear begins with understanding that fear is a ‘spirit’, and it doesn’t come from God. Each time you realise that, you’re less likely …Read More

Let God’s Love Dispel Your Fear

‘There is no fear in love but perfect love casts out fear.’ 1 John 4:18 NKJV Modern science confirms the truth of the Scripture: ‘There is no fear in love but perfect love casts out fear.’ Love and fear are incompatible; they can’t co-exist. Children have several basic needs. Two important ones are: (1) A need to …Read More

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