Monthly Archive: February 2017

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Establishing priorities (1)

Pastor Adrian Rogers says: ‘The misuse of anything as precious as time should be a crime. If somebody steals your car…you can acquire another. If they snatch your wallet…a few phone calls would salvage the majority of your concerns. But...

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What does God think about work?

Has God put us on the planet just to chill out and have a laugh – or does He have a plan for us that involves that four-letter word: WORK! Firstly, we know from today’s verse that God values humility...

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In the flow

Right at the beginning of our Bibles we find many clues about the original destiny God had in mind for the human race. Today’s verse is one of these clues. The Bible says, ‘A river flowed through Eden and watered...

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Dirty Dishes

Paul writes to his friend Titus, ‘…He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit’. He is reminding this young guy whom he calls, ‘…my true son in our common faith…’ (Titus 1:4 NIV) of...

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Your reflection

Your Bible is a mirror that shows you what you really look like in God’s eyes: ‘Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like a man who looks at his face in a...

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The Lion and the Lamb

Many people live their lives in a storm of destruction and chaos. They have been hurt and so they lash out and hurt others. They wear their sins on their sleeves. Other people seem to live life in permanent sunshine...

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Put on your armor (3)

An important key to the effectiveness of a soldier’s armor is putting it on right so that the pieces fit together and provide maximum protection. So, how do you ‘put on the full armor of God?’ By prayer: ‘…pray at...

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Put on your armor (2)

Let’s look at the last three pieces of armor: 4) The shield of faith. Paul says that the shield of faith allows us to ‘…extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one’ (Ephesians 6:16 NAS). Do you remember in...

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Put on your armor (1)

Let’s take a look at the six pieces of God’s armor described by Paul in Ephesians 6:14-17. The first three are things we wear all the time. The last three are things we pick up as needed for the moment....

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Know your enemy – he knows you!

The human mind is an amazing thing. In fact just the fact that we have the brains we have and that we think the way we do is a powerful argument for the existence of God – the divine designer....