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‘Make Yourself at Home, Lord’ (2)

‘…Abide in My love…’ John 15:9 NKJV To make yourself at home in God’s love you must: (1) Give Him the first part of your day. The Psalmist wrote, ‘…Early will I seek You…’ (Psalm 63:1 NKJV) If you don’t learn to give God the first part of your day you’re unlikely to break through …Read More

‘Make Yourself at Home, Lord’ (1)

‘…Abide in My love…’ John 15:9 NKJV If our need for a relationship with God is so deep and constant, why do we fail to pursue it? One reason is, we’re convinced He remembers all the bad we’ve done and is quick to judge us for how we’re doing now. That’s not so. Think of …Read More

When you feel anxious (3)

‘Do not be anxious about anything…’ Philippians 4:6 NIV Dr word4U2day is guessing you wimped out on taking yesterday’s advice in trying to kick the ‘worry bug’. As your unofficial, unqualified GP, Dr word4U2day would like to warn you once again that ‘worry’ can seriously damage your health. It’s medically proven that worry suppresses your …Read More

When you feel anxious (2)

‘Do not be anxious about anything…’ Philippians 4:6 NIV It’s so easy to get a dose of the ‘worry’ bug. Maybe, you’ve got it now; the symptoms are easy enough to spot: (a) your bowels seem to be employing more workers on the dayshift (b) your head seems to be inviting as many irrational thoughts …Read More

When you feel anxious (1)

‘Do not be anxious about anything…’ Philippians 4:6 NIV Are you obsessed with trying to figure out things that should be left in God’s hands? When you’ve been working through some questions but have come to the point of deciding what you are going to do, stop fretting and just trust God. And don’t get …Read More

God-goggles

‘Two men looked through prison bars; one saw mud, the other stars.’ So which are you? A star-gazer or a mud-minder? Do you see life as a glass half empty or half full? Well, whatever you see, make sure you’ve got your God-goggles on. No, you won’t find them at Specsavers; God-goggles are given through …Read More

The call to love (2)

Right, so this is a bit of a morbid thought, but imagine Martians from the inter-planetary highways agency land on earth to announce our lovely planet is to be destroyed to make room for a new inter-galactic motorway. You’ve got one month to live before life as we know it ends. What do you do …Read More

The call to love (1)

Hey, here’s an idea… why not take your television out for a romantic walk down to the park. Yeah, then you could stroll down to the mall, just you and your 102cm widescreen walking hand in hand. You could treat her to some new batteries for her remote. Take her HD tuner out for something …Read More

Always take the high road

It’s easy to get too familiar with Jesus’ words and therefore lose the sheer impact of what He’s saying. Take this one for starters: ‘Pray for those who spitefully use you. To him who strikes you on the one cheek, offer the other also. And from him who takes away your cloak, do not withhold …Read More

Don’t keep your love in a box!

‘A woman came with an alabaster jar of very expensive perfume…She broke the jar and poured the perfume on His head. Some of those present were saying indignantly to one another, "Why this waste of perfume? It could have been sold…and the money given to the poor." And they rebuked her harshly. "Leave her alone," …Read More

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