Thoughts for this week

Consistency

"Let us not be wearing in well doing; for in due season we shall reap if we faint not."

Galatians 6:9 KJV

It's a jewel worth earning It’s the anchor worth weighing It’s a thread worth weaving It’s the battle worth winning

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What will you be remembered for?

‘Those who lead many to righteousness will shine like the stars forever.’

Daniel 12:3 NLT

Dr James Kennedy wrote: ‘Consider the great pyramid of Giza, one of the world’s most massive structures. Someone built it as a memorial to himself…King Khufu, not exactly a household name! The Shah of India built the Taj Mahal as a tribute to his wife, yet he too built in vain; after...

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The Work of God

"For it is God who works in you both to will and to do for His good pleasure."

Philippians 2:13

Times may be hard and people may be demanding, but never forget that life is special. Every single day is a special day. God is at work in you.

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Complaining doesn’t help

‘In everything give thanks.’

1 Thessalonians 5:18 NKJV

The Bible has basically one thing to say about complaining – don’t do it! You say, ‘If you’d my problems you’d complain too.’ If that’s how you feel, read on: ‘Do all things without complaining’ (Philippians 2:14 NKJV). Here’s why: 1) Complaining usually makes things wo...

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The Promise of God

"I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee"

Hebrews 13:5

God never promised you Disneyland. He offers something better – His own sustaining presence through any trouble you may encounter.

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Break out of the box!

‘He will bring us safely into that land and give it to us.’

Numbers 14:8 NLT

When others saw giants in the Promised Land and wanted to return to Egypt, Caleb said, ‘The LORD…will bring us safely into that land and give it to us.’ At that point two things happened. ‘The whole community began to talk about stoning Joshua and Caleb. Then the glorious presence ...

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The Real You

"A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good…for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh."

Luke 6:45

The real you – that which God develops – is within you.

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Rock Your Box

‘He…increases the power of the weak.’

Isaiah 40:29 NIV (2011 Edition)

A little boy was crippled and the doctors said there was nothing they could do to help him. So his mother took an orange crate, put him in it, tied a rope around it, tied the rope to her waist, and pulled him around with her. After a while the boy developed a habit his mother didn’t like...

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The Power Inside

"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me"

Philippians 4:13

God has somehow placed into the Christians insides a special something, that extra inner reservoir of power that is more than a match for the stuff life throws at us. When in operation, phenomenal accomplishments are achieved, sometimes even miraculous.

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Know your calling (2)

‘He who believes in Me, the works that I do he will do also.’

John 14:12 NKJV

Your calling will always be connected to an unmet need or an opportunity to do good. It was in listening to the cries of an enslaved people that Moses discovered his calling. So did William Wilberforce. He devoted his life to seeing slavery eradicated in Britain. Nelson Mandela was a lawye...

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