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You Owe It To Your Child (2)

‘All children are foolish, but firm correction will make them change.’ Proverbs 22:15 CEV The second thing you owe your child is: direction. The Bible says, ‘All children are foolish, but firm correction will make them change.’ Now, it’s not talking about your child having fun, or even making mistakes; that’s a normal part of …Read More

You Owe It To Your Child (1)

‘If you refuse to discipline your children, it proves you don’t love them.’ Proverbs 13:24 NLT As a parent, there are three things you owe your child. The first is: affection. The Bible says if you love your child you’ll discipline them. And you’ll do it in love, and not anger. Don’t buy into the …Read More

Do Your Best To Resolve The Issue

‘Go and be reconciled… Settle matters quickly.’ Matthew 5:24–25 NIV Are your talents not being recognised and received? Do you have a particular talent, yet God doesn’t seem to be blessing you with success? This may be the key: ‘If you are offering your gift at the altar and… remember that your brother or sister …Read More

Living in a Peaceful State of Mind

‘You will keep in perfect peace… all whose thoughts are fixed on You!’ Isaiah 26:3 NLT Who are you trusting to solve your problems, God or yourself? Before you answer, read this: ‘You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in You… whose thoughts are fixed on You!… for those who are righteous, the …Read More

God Can Restore You

‘As the clay is in the potter’s hand, so are you in My hand.’ Jeremiah 18:6 NKJV The prophet Jeremiah writes: ‘I went down to the potter’s house, and there he was, making something at the wheel. And the vessel that he made of clay was marred in the hand of the potter; so he …Read More

You can change

‘Put off…your former conduct…and be renewed in the spirit of your mind.’ Ephesians 4:22–23 NKJV Mind-sets are patterns whereby your mind automatically operates a certain way. That means you can set yourself up for misery by reacting to the same people and circumstances in the same way, yet expecting different results. Maybe you are saying: …Read More

Trust Requires Truth

‘Don’t lie to each other.’ Colossians 3:9 NLT Deception in a relationship destroys trust and respect. One lie or one act of betrayal can cause a wound that takes years to heal and, in some cases, is never healed at all. The person who hides something is basically selfish, protecting their own interests. They care …Read More

Speak Well Of Them

‘Do good to those who hate you.’ Luke 6:27 NKJV When General Robert E. Lee was asked by Confederate US President Jefferson Davis to give his opinion about a certain officer, he gave a glowing report. One of the officers in attendance was amazed at his words and said to Lee, ‘General, do you know …Read More

Go By The Book

‘Do not cast away your confidence, which has great reward.’ Hebrews 10:35 NKJV How long should you keep praying and believing God for the answer? Until He tells you differently. In other words, go by the book! ‘Do not cast away your confidence, which has great reward. For you have need of endurance, so that …Read More

God Will Make It Up To You

‘I will repay you for the years the locusts have eaten.’ Joel 2:25 NIV Kristine Steakley writes: ‘Loss can make us feel forsaken and utterly destroyed… For many, divorce meant leaving the house we grew up in, our neighbourhood, our friends, our school… even our church because we were ashamed and heard condemnation from those …Read More

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