Monthly Archive: December 2015

Don’t Look Back Comments

Don’t Look Back

Before God destroyed the city of Sodom, He sent two angels to rescue Lot and his family from it. Their instructions were clear: ‘Do not look behind you nor stay anywhere in the plain. Escape to the mountains, lest you...

Be Grateful Comments

Be Grateful

Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has a brilliant mind. He has been compared by some to Albert Einstein. But he has a rare degenerative disease called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS syndrome or motor neurone disease). And it has left him virtually...

Seeing Your Work as God’s Will (3) Comments

Seeing Your Work as God’s Will (3)

When your skill level is high but the challenge of the task is too low, you experience boredom. When your skill level is low and the challenge of the task is too high, you experience frustration and anxiety. But when...

Seeing Your Work as God’s Will (2) Comments

Seeing Your Work as God’s Will (2)

Research shows that the best moments of our lives don’t come from leisure or pleasure. They come when you’re immersed in a significant task that’s challenging, yet matches up well to your highest abilities. In those moments, you’re so caught...

Seeing Your Work as God’s Will (1) Comments

Seeing Your Work as God’s Will (1)

You’ll experience a new level of fulfilment when you begin to see what you do for a living as an important part of God’s will for your life. Jesus preached and healed, but He saw it all as ‘work’ given...

Stop Putting Yourself Down Comments

Stop Putting Yourself Down

Remember the man in Scripture who was possessed by demons? ‘Jesus asked him… “What is thy name?” And he said, “Legion”: because many devils were entered into him.’ (A legion in the Roman army comprised some six thousand troops.) ‘Legion’...

Born, Growing and Living in You Comments

Born, Growing and Living in You

The story of the virgin birth illustrates how close God wants to get to us. In a sense He’s asking you the same question He asked Mary: ‘Are you willing to let Me in?’. Just as Mary conceived the Christ...

This Christmas, Look for Jesus Comments

This Christmas, Look for Jesus

The Wise Men couldn’t have imagined humbler circumstances than those surrounding the birth of Jesus. Max Lucado paints the picture: ‘The ground is hard, the hay scarce. Cobwebs cling to the ceiling…Mary looks into the face of her Son. Her...

Don’t Boast Comments

Don’t Boast

If you’ve been blessed with success, read these words from Paul and take them to heart: ‘Because God was so gracious, so very generous, here I am.’ Every good thing you have right now, plus every good thing you’ll enjoy...

Godly Parents, Godly Children Comments

Godly Parents, Godly Children

Speaking about Abraham, God said, ‘He will direct his children…to keep the way of the LORD.’ Can God say that about you? Are you serious about raising godly children (or nieces and nephews, if you still haven’t got any)? When...