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Have You Lost Your Peace of Mind?

‘He restores my soul…’ Psalm 23:3 NIV When life overwhelms us we usually look for one of two things. We may look for somebody with all the answers. The trouble is, when you look to someone for that which only God can provide, you set that person up to fail and yourself up to be …Read More

God Will ‘Be There’ for You

‘…He leads me beside quiet waters.’ Psalm 23:2 NIV Philip Yancey says, ‘Faith means believing in advance, what will only make sense in reverse.’ If you fear the future, look back and see how God took care of you in the past. ‘This I call to mind and therefore I have hope: Because of the …Read More

You’ll Accomplish More by Learning to Do Less

‘He makes me lie down in green pastures…’ Psalm 23:2 NIV Are you like the man who said, ‘The devil never takes a vacation, so why should I?’ Since when did the devil become your role model? The words ‘He makes me lie down in green pastures’ teach us that only the shepherd can choose …Read More

What You Really Want–Is the Lord!

‘…I shall not want.’ Psalm 23:1 KJV Do you remember when all the stuff you now have was stuff you only dreamed of? Now you realise that lasting joy doesn’t come from what you drive, deposit or dwell in. The words ‘The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want’ teach us that what we …Read More

Your Shepherd and Lord

‘The Lord is my shepherd…’ Psalm 23:1 KJV Abraham Lincoln wrote, ‘I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My wisdom, and that of all about me, seemed insufficient for the day.’ All of us feel that way at times. That’s because we …Read More

What Is Your Achilles’ Heel?

‘…the sin that so easily trips us up…’ Hebrews 12:1 NLT Achilles, the Greek hero of the Trojan War, was invulnerable, with one exception: his heel. Shoot him there and he’d go down. Guess what? He died from an arrow to the heel! We all have our Achilles’ heel–the ‘sin that so easily trips us …Read More

The Deal is Sealed

‘…Having believed, you were marked…with a seal…’ Ephesians 1:13 NIV If you are having doubts about your salvation, understand this clearly: the moment you trusted in Christ as your Saviour, His blood cleansed you from all sin. At that point ‘you were marked…with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit…guaranteeing [your]…redemption.’ (vv. 13-14 NIV) The Bible …Read More

Rise Above Worry

‘God…is the…controller of all things.’ 1 Timothy 6:15 PHPS We all worry from time to time, but wise people have learned to avoid over-anxiety by following these guidelines. (1) Define the situation clearly. What exactly is it you’re worrying about? Be specific. Often when we take time to clarify the problem, a way to solve …Read More

Are You Struggling Financially? (2)

‘…God…will supply all your needs…’ Philippians 4:19 NLT Here are three more steps you can take to deal effectively with debt. First, start digging yourself out. It’s disheartening to find bills piling up on your doormat every day, but you need to know the bottom line. List your debts from the highest interest rate to …Read More

Are You Struggling Financially? (1)

‘…I have never seen the righteous forsaken…’ Psalm 37:25 NIV For many who’ve lost their jobs or who don’t earn enough to live on, debt has become a harsh reality. So much so, that they’re afraid to even think about their situation. But burying your head in the sand isn’t the answer. With God’s help …Read More

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