Tagged: God’s Will

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How God Works (1)

The story of this incapacitated man’s healing is rich in lessons. Let’s look at them for the next few days: 1) He was in a beautiful situation but he wasn’t enjoying it. ‘…A man who was lame from birth was...

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Prayer (4)

A good relationship is based on being sensitive to the other person’s needs, and to do that, you must make the relationship a priority and spend time together. The difference between ‘catching a few moments’ with the Lord and spending...

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Prayer (3)

Jesus said, ‘If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you.’ For your prayers to be answered you must: 
1) Make Christ the center of...

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Prayer (1)

When you pray: 1) Use your faith. William Ward says: ‘We stamp and address an envelope and send it on its way with complete confidence that it will reach its destination. Yet we wonder and even doubt if our prayers...

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Checked-in

Luke records: ‘He sent two of His disciples, saying, “Go into the village…you will find a colt tied, on which no one has ever sat. Loose it and bring it here. And if anyone asks you, ‘Why are you loosing...

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Unity Without Uniformity (1)

The last prayer Jesus prayed before His crucifixion was that we would come together in unity. That’s a tall order! We’re a thoroughly diverse assortment, differing denominationally, doctrinally, politically, emotionally, intellectually, socially and materially, often to the point of enmity...

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Tap into God’s Creativity

A well-known minister writes: ‘A while back I bought an interesting flashlight. Before I decided to buy it I asked the saleslady how long the battery would last. ‘‘As long as you do,’’ she replied. ‘‘What do you mean?’’ I...

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You’re Named in God’s Will (2)

Someone’s last will and testament lets you know what you have inherited. In the Old Testament the benefits were rich, but the conditions proved too restrictive. So God gave us a New Testament. But instead of laws that are virtually...

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You’re Named in God’s Will (1)

Linda Knox was in her eighties when she died of malnutrition in her Chicago apartment. Apparently she’d lost her sight, and her mind had failed. Among her belongings they found the equivalent of  £102,000 in uncashed cheques, £113,000 in works...

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God Has Something Better for You

When God knows something is good for you He says ‘Yes’, and when it’s not He says ‘No’. Why would God say ‘no’ to you? Maybe the timing is wrong, or He has something better in mind. Gratitude comes when...