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‘In the Year of Drought’

‘…He…will not be anxious in the year of drought…’ Jeremiah 17:8 NKJV The mother of eight children came home one afternoon and noticed it was quieter than usual. She looked in the living-room and five of her little darlings were sitting in a circle, playing with five of the cutest skunks you’ve ever seen. Instantly …Read More

Joseph’s Coats

‘Then Pharaoh…clothed him in garments of fine linen…’ Genesis 41:42 NKJV To be used by God, you must wear the two coats Joseph wore-namely, those of favour and integrity. First, the coat of favour. ‘Now [Jacob] loved Joseph…and he made him a coat of many colours.’ (Genesis 37:3 KJV) Like Joseph’s multicoloured coat, the favour …Read More

When a Child Dies

‘…I shall go to him…’ 2 Samuel 12:23 NKJV The first child David had with Bathsheba lived only a week, then died. Heartbroken, with his thoughts towards Heaven, David said, ‘…I shall go to him…’ When a child dies, numerous questions arise. For example, first, will I see them in Heaven? Yes, David’s story confirms …Read More

Aim, Shoot, and Keep Shooting!

‘…Strike the ground…’ 2 Kings 13:18 NKJV When the king of Israel needed a strategy for defeating the Syrians he turned to the prophet Elisha, who told him: ‘Take a bow and some arrows.’ ‘So he took himself a bow and some arrows. Then he said to the king of Israel, Put your hand on …Read More

By God’s Grace You Can Overcome

‘…If God is for us, who can be against us?’ Romans 8:31 NKJV Some of the world’s greatest people have faced the world’s greatest challenges, but have overcome them. Cripple a man with polio, and you have Sir Walter Scott. Lock a man in prison, and you have John Bunyan. Raise a man in abject …Read More

Stay in Constant Contact with God

‘…be persistent in your prayers…’ Ephesians 6:18 NLT Andrew Murray wrote, ‘Many Christians look upon it as a burden and a duty and a difficulty to get alone with God! That is the great hindrance to our Christian life everywhere.’ God says, ‘Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great…things, which …Read More

Pray about Everything

‘…pray about everything…Tell God what you need…’ Philippians 4:6 NLT The four-year-old son of a missionary family in Africa spotted a picture of a little pink dinosaur in a magazine and set his heart on having one. His mum knew it was impossible (the magazine was three years old), but her son never doubted God …Read More

Parent, That’s Your Job Description

Abraham had a nephew called Lot who succeeded in business, but lost his family. How come? Because…

Five life-changing questions

‘Nothing can ever separate us from His love.’ Romans 8:38 NLT Paul asks five life-changing questions you’d do well to think about: (1) ‘If God is for us, who can ever be against us?’ (Romans 8:31 NLT) The presence of God tilts the scales forever in our direction. Really, who can hurt us? (2) ‘Since …Read More

Two Stories about Marriage

Attitudes are like weeds, they spring up overnight and if you don’t deal with them they take over the whole garden. Don’t let that happen!

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