Author: Bob Gass

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Don’t just read it, do it (1)

A businessman known for his ruthlessness, arrogance, and religiosity told Mark Twain that before he died he intended to visit the Holy Land, climb Mount Sinai, and read the Ten Commandments aloud. ‘I have a better idea,’ Twain replied. ‘Just...

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Your new Christlike body

The Bible says our heavenly bodies will be exactly like the one Jesus had following His resurrection. He resembled Himself, because the disciples could recognise Him. He ate and drank with them. He could be touched. He could miraculously pass...

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Take Your Family with You

Vince Foster served as deputy counsel to President Bill Clinton. He allegedly committed suicide in a Washington DC park. A few months before his death, Foster was asked to speak to the graduating class of the University of Arkansas School...

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Be Confident in Christ

The Bible says, ‘Blessed is the one who trusts in the LORD, whose confidence is in him’ (Jeremiah 17:7 NIV 2011 Edition). To succeed at whatever God calls you to do, you must learn to be confident – not self-confident,...

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Give Each Other Space

To be happy in a relationship, you must give each other space. And you have to be secure to do that. Someone said (and we’ve all heard this!), ‘If you love something, set it free. If it comes back to...

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Don’t Resort to Manipulation

Deep within each of us is a desire to run our own lives, and in some cases other people’s lives too. As a result we become experts at manipulating one another. This desire for control brings about different behaviors. Here...

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Claim Children for Christ

When a child is raised by praying parents who walk according to God’s Word, 85 per cent of the time they’ll develop a strong faith before age thirteen. Are you one of those kids who were brought up according to...

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How to Overcome Anxiety (3)

Here are two more steps to overcoming anxiety: 1) Ask for help. Paul wrote, ‘Outside were conflicts, inside were fears. Nevertheless God, who comforts the downcast, comforted us by the coming of Titus’ (2 Corinthians 7:5-6 NKJV). You’re not unique;...

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How to Overcome Anxiety (2)

Here are three more steps you can take to overcome anxiety: 1) List your worries. For one week, make a list of the things you worry about most. A future spouse? Health? Money? Having kids? Job? These aren’t one-time worries...

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How to Overcome Anxiety (1)

Here are some steps to overcoming your anxiety: 1) Talk to God. Don’t bemoan the collapse of an investment; ask God to help you. Don’t pace the floor of the hospital waiting room; pray for a successful surgery. ‘Casting the...