Try to be more flexible

‘The wisdom from above is … willing to yield to others.’ James 3:17 NLT Flexible people are happy people. They experience a lot less stress than the rigid types who insist on things always being done a certain way. One of the reasons inflexibility is so stressful is that we have to achieve our goals through [...]

Armed for spiritual warfare (2)

‘Then after the battle you will still be standing firm.’ Ephesians 6:13 NLT Let’s look at the next three pieces of spiritual armour God has provided for us to live victoriously: 1) ‘Hold up the shield of faith’ (Ephesians 6:16 NLT). For what? ‘ … to stop the fiery arrows of the devil aimed at you by Satan’ [...]

Armed for spiritual warfare (1)

‘Put on the full armour of God …’ Ephesians 6:11 NASB20 Every day you live, you will battle the world, the flesh, and the devil. In order to be armed for spiritual warfare, Paul gives us six specific pieces of spiritual armour. Here are the first three: 1) The sturdy ‘belt of truth’ (Ephesians 6:14 NLT). During World [...]

Don’t doubt God

‘I won’t believe it unless I see …’ John 20:25 NLT John writes: ‘… Thomas (nicknamed the Twin) was not with the others when Jesus came. They told him, ‘“We have seen the Lord!” But he replied, “I won’t believe it unless I see the nail wounds in his hands, put my fingers into them, and [...]