Monthly Archive: February 2016

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Take Another Look (1)

In the KJV, it says, ‘Henceforth know we no man after the flesh’ What does this mean? Simply this: Instead of focusing on another believer’s faults and failings, try to see them as a regenerated spirit living in an unregenerated...

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Get Involved!

When someone you love gets into a situation that can hurt them – get involved! The Bible says, ‘On some have compassion, making a distinction; but others save with fear, pulling them out of the fire’ (vv. 22-23 NKJV). The...

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‘Saved Through Faith’

The Bible says, ‘By grace you have been saved through faith’. Faith in Christ alone gives us the assurance of heaven. Poet Henry van Dyke put it like this: ‘I am standing upon the seashore. A ship…spreads her white sails...

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Fame and Fortune are Futile!

Society’s fascination with Hollywood and celebrities has gone a little crazy. Millions idolize those who have achieved fame and fortune, yet stardom does not provide the satisfaction it advertises. Marilyn Monroe could have told us that. So could Elvis Presley...

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Dealing with a Loved One’s Suicide

When a loved one dies from sickness, accident, violence, or advanced age, our grief, according to counsellors, is labelled ‘uncomplicated’ or ‘simple’. However, when they die by suicide our recovery process becomes ‘complicated’, fraught with often unanswerable questions. We experience...

Seek Reconciliation (2) Comments

Seek Reconciliation (2)

Are you at odds with someone? Is it constantly on your heart, robbing you of peace and even affecting your job performance? Here’s what Jesus said you’re supposed to do: ‘If you are offering your gift at the altar and…remember...

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Seek Reconciliation (1)

After explaining the commandment that says, ‘Honor thy father and thy mother’ (Exodus 20:12 KJV), a Sunday school teacher asked her class of six-year-olds, ‘Can you think of a commandment that teaches us how to treat our brothers and sisters?’....

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Is It God’s Plan?

After being anointed king of Israel, instead of immediately going to Jerusalem and claiming his throne, David was forced to spend years living like a fugitive and hiding in caves because Saul was out to take his life. More than...

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What God Expects from You

Added blessing always brings added responsibility, so: 1) Stop complaining. Happiness doesn’t come from getting what you want; it comes from recognizing and enjoying what you have. So keep a positive attitude and be grateful every day. Rudyard Kipling said,...

The Power of Kindness (2) Comments

The Power of Kindness (2)

Truly great people understand the power of kindness. Once while Abraham Lincoln was dining in the White House one of his guests blew on his coffee, poured it into his saucer, and drank from it. As you might imagine, some...