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It’s The Way God Planned It

‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother.’ Matthew 19:5 NIV Parents, read this letter. ‘Dear Dad: Thanks for all the times you held me on your lap so I could see the football match, and times you took me to the funfair and bought me hot dogs. I’ll always remember the …Read More

Meditate On God’s Word

‘In His law he meditates day and night.’ Psalm 1:2 NKJV When you go beyond simply reading your Bible and take the time to meditate each day on its truths, you begin to think like God. And when that happens your life changes for the better. Peter was so dependent on the words of Jesus …Read More

He’s Got The Whole World In His Hands

‘The Most High rules in the kingdom of men, and gives it to whomever He chooses.’ Daniel 4:25 NKJV As a Bible believer, here are three words that should NOT be in your vocabulary: luck, coincidence, and fate. Replace them instead with the word providence, which means ‘to see in advance and to provide for’. …Read More

You Have A Right To Shout!

‘He sent out His word and healed them, snatching them from the door of death.’ Psalm 107:20 NLT Each of us comes to the Lord damaged. So He begins a renovation programme to repair our thoughts about Him, about others, and about ourselves. While you may look good on the outside, there’s a constant hammering …Read More

You Can Begin Again

‘The Lord is all I need, I can depend on Him!’ Lamentations 3:24 CEV When you haven’t accomplished what you’d hoped for, regret can become a major pastime. The computer programmer wishes he’d become an accountant, the accountant wishes he’d become a doctor. Maybe you planned to leave a legacy, but to date all you’ve …Read More

Understanding Our Heavenly Father (2)

‘He is like a father to us, tender and sympathetic.’ Psalm 103:13 TLB To see God as your loving Father may not come easily if you carry the scars of an abusive childhood. So many needs that went unmet in your childhood—affection, security, trust, comfort, nurture, and material requirements—can make it hard to believe that …Read More

Understanding Our Heavenly Father (1)

‘They did not understand that He spoke to them of the Father.’ John 8:27 NKJV Religious people in Jesus’ day found the concept of the Fatherhood of God hard to grasp. Lord, king, judge, they understood—but not Father. Their Old Testament Scriptures barely spoke half a dozen times of God as Father, whereas the New …Read More

When You Worship, You Win Spiritual Battles

‘He appointed those who should sing to the Lord.’ 2 Chronicles 20:21 NKJV Worship is a powerful weapon, one that can turn the battle in your favour. When King Jehoshaphat faced the combined might of three different armies, he knew he was no match for them. So he turned to God, saying, ‘We have no …Read More

God Will Take Care Of You

‘Do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear.’ Matthew 6:25 NIV If God lives within you, shouldn’t it be obvious? How can you say you trust Him and then worry obsessively about your health, your kids, your job, and your finances? Concern is …Read More

Blessed For A Purpose!

‘Afterwards they will come out with great possessions.’ Genesis 15:14 NIV When the children of Israel were leaving Egypt, God transferred the wealth from one nation of people to another. And He did it overnight. That’s because His people were called to fulfil His purposes in the earth. After 400 years of making bricks, carting …Read More

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