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Don’t Let Complaining Creep In (1)

‘These people are grumblers and complainers.’ Jude 1:16 NLT Jon Gordon says: ‘My wife’s friend Rachel wouldn’t stop complaining about her job …the company, the economy, her lack of sales… I finally stopped her and said, “It’s simple. You have a choice. You can accept your company’s new policies, come to work with a positive …Read More

Use What God Has Given You

‘She has done what she could.’ Mark 14:8 NKJV Jesus paid one of His greatest compliments to a woman of the streets who poured costly ointment from an alabaster box onto His head: ‘She has done what she could.’ God requires no more of us, and is worthy of no less. One night in 1837, …Read More

Peace Comes By Trusting In Christ

‘Being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.’ Romans 5:1 KJV Charles Stanley tells of asking his waitress, ‘If you could ask God for anything, what would that be?’ Instantly she answered, ‘I want to feel at peace.’ Through tears she spoke of painful losses that turned her life …Read More

Pets Are A Gift From God

‘The godly care for their animals.’ Proverbs 12:10 NLT A man wrote to a hotel where he wanted to go for holiday and asked, ‘Could I bring my dog? He’s very well behaved.’ The hotel owner replied, ‘I’ve been operating this hotel for thirty years and in all that time I’ve never had a dog …Read More

Confront them!

‘Then Nathan said to David, “You are the man!”’ 2 Samuel 12:7 NKJV Can you imagine the courage and integrity it took for Nathan the prophet to challenge King David about his affair with Bathsheba? Most of us tend to avoid confrontation because we fear being disliked and rejected. But when you avoid confrontation it …Read More

Christ Is In You (2)

‘This mystery… is Christ in you.’ Colossians 1:27 NIV Paul writes, ‘Christ lives in me.’ (Galatians 2:20 NIV) No other religion makes such a claim. No other movement implies the living presence of its founder in his followers. No wonder Paul refers to it as ‘the mystery’. We comprehend the idea of Christ for me, …Read More

Christ Is In You (1)

‘I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you.’ Ezekiel 36:26 NKJV When God said, ‘I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you,’ you could call it ‘a spiritual heart transplant’. Tara Storch understands this miracle. In 2010 a skiing accident claimed the life …Read More

To Be Kind Is To Be Godly

‘That… He might show… His grace, expressed in His kindness to us in Christ Jesus.’ Ephesians 2:7 NIV The Bible says: ‘God raised us up with Christ and seated us with Him in the heavenly realms… that in the coming ages He might show the incomparable riches of His grace, expressed in His kindness to …Read More

How do you affect others?

‘Your faith will help me, and my faith will help you.’ Romans 1:12 NCV We’ve a tendency to adopt the attitudes of the people closest to us. That’s why Paul wrote, ‘Your faith will help me, and my faith will help you.’ The truth is that doubters get what they expect—and so do believers! Looking …Read More

Thank God for the Blood

‘…you were redeemed…with the precious blood of Christ…’ 1 Peter 1:18–19 NIV The story of redemption begins in Eden with God shedding the blood of a lamb to cover Adam’s and Eve’s sin, and ends in Heaven with a multi-national choir singing, ‘…You…have redeemed us to God by Your blood out of every…nation.’ (Revelation 5:9 …Read More

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