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Stay Focused (2)

‘I am carrying on a great project and cannot go down.’ Nehemiah 6:3 NIV When it came to rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem, Nehemiah discovered that not everyone around him wanted him to succeed. To stop the work, his enemies used two things—threats and rumours. Nevertheless he rebuilt the walls of Jerusalem in less than …Read More

Stay Focused (1)

‘Let your eyes look straight ahead, fix your gaze directly before you.’ Proverbs 4:25 NIV Years ago an airliner crashed into the Florida Everglades. On its approach to the Miami airport, the light indicator for proper deployment of the landing gear failed. They flew circles over the swamps of the Everglades while the cockpit crew …Read More

Hard work and integrity

‘A hard worker has plenty of food, but a person who chases fantasies has no sense.’ Proverbs 12:11 NLT In The Finishing Touch, Chuck Swindoll tells about a man he met who made a great impression on him: ‘With a grin and a twinkle, he whipped out his hand. It was a hand you could …Read More

How ‘Hungry’ Are You?

‘He satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.’ Psalm 107:9 NIV Successful people are often just people who were a little hungrier and thirstier for success than the rest of us. What we desired, they pursued. Napoleon was born in poverty. His classmates made fun of him in school. But he devoted …Read More

Choose Your Battles Wisely

‘If you follow this advice, and if God commands you to do so, then you will be able to endure the pressures.’ Exodus 18:23 NLT A good general knows it’s a mistake to try and fight on too many fronts at once; that when you’re ‘spread out so thin’ you’re vulnerable! And the same is …Read More

Approach God As A Child

‘Unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of Heaven.’ Matthew 18:3 NIV Matthew writes: ‘The disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Who is the greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven?” He called a little child to Him, and placed the child among them. And He said: “Truly I …Read More

Ask God For A Strategic Plan

‘Your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, “This is the way, walk in it.”’ Isaiah 30:21 NKJV Jesus understood God’s strategic plan for His life—the redemption of humankind—and lived each day of His life in the light of it. At the end of His life He could pray, ‘I have glorified You on …Read More

Keep Your Eyes On Jesus, Not People

‘Peter asked Jesus, “What about him, Lord?”’ John 21:21 NLT The Bible says, ‘Peter turned around and saw behind them the disciple Jesus loved—the one who had leaned over to Jesus during supper and asked, “Lord, who will betray you?” Peter asked Jesus, “What about him, Lord?” Jesus replied, “If I want him to remain …Read More

Deal With The Stress In Your Life

‘My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.’ Exodus 33:14 NKJV Is life overwhelming you? You’re not alone. Moses, one of the greatest leaders in history, got so stressed out with the responsibilities he was carrying that he wanted to die. You say, ‘Surely that wasn’t God’s will for him.’ You’re …Read More

Be Wise; Don’t Compare!

‘But they, measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves amongst themselves, are not wise.’ 2 Corinthians 10:12 KJV Jesus said: ‘Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, “God, I thank You that I am not like …Read More

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