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Your Forgiveness Is Guaranteed

‘If we [freely] admit that we have sinned and confess our sins.’ 1 John 1:9 AMPC In spite of our best intentions and efforts, we all ‘fall short’ of God’s requirements (see Romans 3:23). So what’s the answer? ‘If we say we have no sin [refusing to admit that we are sinners], we delude and …Read More

When You Worship, God Feels Right At Home

‘You who inhabit the praises of Israel.’ Psalm 22:3 WEB The place where you live is your home, or ‘habitation’. So when you praise God, you’re saying, ‘Make Yourself at home, Lord.’ Where does God dwell? He has many different addresses and one of them is ‘praise’. Just as we enjoy a deeper level of …Read More

Be Devoted To Christ

‘Be diligent in these matters; give yourself wholly to them, so that everyone may see your progress.’ 1 Timothy 4:15 NIV One day a friend of Chuck Swindoll’s stopped by his study to ‘speak the truth in love’ to him (see Ephesians 4:15). The man said, ‘I don’t think you’ll fall morally or ethically. What …Read More

Challenge Your Own Thinking

‘Let the wise listen and add to their learning.’ Proverbs 1:5 NIV As you examine your mistakes, you realise it was your thinking at the time that caused them, and that’s why you need to keep challenging your own thinking. ‘Let the wise listen and add to their learning.’ How do you do that? By …Read More

Repentance!

‘Create in me a pure heart, O God.’ Psalm 51:10 NIV Samson went too far. He wound up with his eyes gouged out, mocked by his captors in a Philistine dungeon. Why? Because of two unguarded areas: pride and sex. David also struggled against temptation. In a moment of weakness he fell prey to lust …Read More

Stand On God’s Word (6)

‘To depart and be with Christ, which is better by far.’ Philippians 1:23 NIV When death takes someone you love. Satan will try to torment you with remorseful thoughts of what you did and didn’t do for your loved one while they were still here. Don’t listen to him! The Bible calls him ‘the accuser’ …Read More

Stand On God’s Word (5)

‘The Lord is close to the broken-hearted.’ Psalm 34:18 NLT When someone has broken your heart. When somebody you love breaks your heart and betrays your trust, you’re in a vulnerable place. And the Enemy will use the experience to get you to do four things that will hurt you even more, derail you spiritually, …Read More

Stand On God’s Word (4)

‘When you are tempted, He will show you a way out.’ 1 Corinthians 10:13 NLT When you violate your marriage vows. You violate God’s Word, break your spouse’s heart, embarrass the cause of Christ, live with the fear of exposure, and trade short-term pleasure for long-term pain. So before you get involved, seek God’s help, …Read More

Stand On God’s Word (3)

‘Exercise self-control in all things.’ 1 Corinthians 9:25 NRSV When you are eating too much. Studies confirm that today over half the population of the western world is eating too much. If you are one of the many people battling a problem of overeating, here’s the good news: God can help you win the battle! …Read More

Stand On God’s Word (2)

‘Your promise revives me; it comforts me in all my troubles.’ Psalm 119:50 NLT When you are in pain. Sometimes God lifts you out of your situation. Other times, He carries you through and makes you stronger by proving His love and faithfulness to you. Sometimes He relieves you of the pain; other times He …Read More

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