Tagged: Heart Matter

February 26 God Is at Work Within You 1 Comments

God Is at Work Within You (1)

When Paul wrote to the Philippian believers, he told them God was at work in each of them. What an awesome truth! He wrote: ‘I pray that your love will overflow more and more, and that you will keep on...

February 25 Roll with the Punches! Comments

Roll with the Punches!

There’s a spiritual disease you need to be inoculated against—hardening of the attitudes. It’s a disease that makes you think your opinion is the only right one. And as long as life cooperates with you, you’re fine. When it doesn’t,...

February 19 Thriving in the Combat Zone 1 Comments

Thriving in the Combat Zone (1)

Salvation enlists you into the service of Jesus, the King of Kings. His battles become your battles, and His strategies your strategies. There are no exemptions; you’re ‘in for the long haul’. Satan has declared war on you, and it’s...

February 17 It’s All About Attitude Comments

It’s All About Attitude

King Amaziah did all the right things, but he wasn’t ‘whole-hearted’ about it. You can do the right thing and still not be blessed. Why? Because you did it with the wrong attitude. Take, for example, the subject of giving....

February 13 How to Accomplish Great Things 2 Comments

How to Accomplish Great Things (2)

Pray for favor with the right people. When you study the lives of successful people, you’ll find they had… vision, patience, determination, character, and talent. And you’ll also find one more thing at work—favor. There are some closed doors that...

January 6 When Fatigue Threatens You 1 Comments

When Fatigue Threatens You (1)

Ruth Haley Barton coined the phrase ‘dangerous tiredness’. Its symptoms include: 1) Irritability/hypersensitivity. Things that wouldn’t normally bother you, like another driver cutting you or a friend’s irritating habits, put you on edge. 2) Restlessness. A vague sense that something...

December 28 God Can Lift You Up 1 Comments

God Can Lift You Up (1)

The Bible says, ‘Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will lift you up.’ It works this way: when you try to exalt yourself, God brings you down, but when you humble yourself in His sight, He...

December 27 Accepting Yourself Comments

Accepting Yourself

Studies show that many of us don’t like ourselves. Does this strike a chord? A poll of college students confirmed that over 50 per cent suffered from low self-acceptance, with the majority citing their looks as the source of their...

December 19 Mind Management 4 Comments

Mind Management (4)

Here are two more examples of mind management. A thought knocks on the door of your mind and says, ‘You’re so awesome, the world is lucky to have you.’ Typically it’s the kind of thought you’d welcome, but you don’t...

December 18 Mind Management 3 Comments

Mind Management (3)

Your mind is the doorway to your heart, and when a questionable thought arises, you always have a choice. You can throw the door open and let it in, or do what the Bible says: ‘Fight to capture every thought...