Thoughts for this week

Grace

‘Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence.’

Hebrews 4:16

The Bible says: ‘For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathise with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are - yet was without sin. Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grac...

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Guard Your Thought Life

“And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honourable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise".

Phillippians 4:8

Rather than looking at a situation with human eyes we should ask God to open the eyes of our heart!

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How’s Your Spiritual Appetite?

‘When my heart whispered, “Seek God,” my whole being replied, "I’m seeking him!”

Psalm 27:8

If you spend hours each day watching television and can’t find a few minutes for prayer and reading the Scriptures, you’ve a spiritual appetite problem - one that needs your attention. David Brainerd, an eighteenth-century missionary to the American Indians, wrote in his journal: ‘I ...

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Break Free!

“The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound”

Isaiah 61:1

The only freedom that is truly liberating is not the freedom to sin, but it’s freedom from the power of sin in our lives. He gave His one and only Son that we might have eternal life, that we might be set free and enjoy an abundant life, a life where we can flourish and thrive.

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Cast It Away

‘Casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you.’

1 Peter 5:7

The word ‘casting’ pictures a fisherman throwing his net into the sea to catch fish. He knows he won’t succeed by carrying his net, but by casting it. What are you carrying around? Old pain? Old resentment? An old torch for somebody who’s moved on? Cast it away! You’re sacrificin...

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Think Big!

“Jesus looked at them intently and said, “Humanly speaking, it is impossible. But not with God. Everything is possible with God.”

Mark 10:27

The God we serve is infinitely greater than we can ever think or imagine. Just one touch from Him can change your life. Have faith in His power to overcome even what you consider to be insurmountable problems.

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Handling Loneliness

‘Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.’

Hebrews 13:5

Somewhere beyond loneliness, there’s a contentment that’s born of necessity. When all your options in the natural realm seem closed, doors can spring open in the spiritual realm. That’s when you begin to see the possibility of having the kind of relationship with God you never had be...

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A Place of Peace and Strength

“He leads me beside peaceful streams. He renews my strength.”

Psalm 23:2,3

Take time to be still in His presence, let Him renew your mind and your spirit as you wait on Him.

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Your Purpose Will Be Accompanied by Peace

‘Ye shall … be led forth with peace.’

Isaiah 55:12

Perhaps you’re wondering, ‘What am I supposed to do with my life? What’s my purpose here?’ God answers these questions through our abilities. He leads us to our life’s purpose through the skills and talents He has given us. God-given gifts are the skills a person easily performs,...

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The Right Direction

“Your word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path.”

Psalm 119:105

God longs for us to include Him in our decision making, in the small things and in the major decisions. His plan is best, His way is perfect, let Him guide your steps each and every day.

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