Thoughts for this week

Try Less and Trust More!

‘He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion.’

Philippians 1:6

If you want God’s will to be done in your life, don’t rush things. Sarah, Abraham’s wife, did that. As a result Ishmael was born, and that brought all sorts of strife and family complications. Remember: ‘Flesh gives birth to flesh … the Spirit gives birth to spirit’ (John 3:6 N...

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Be Diligent in Service

“ Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people.”

Colossians 3:23

Time spent in doing God’s work is never time lost, even if that’s in doing something that no one else sees, even if it’s something that no one else acknowledges or thanks you for, it’s time invested for ultimately higher recognition.

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Claim Your Children for Christ

‘You have taught me from my youth.’

Psalm 71:17

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. But what if your kids are already grown? One of God’s titles is ‘Redeemer’, which means He can give you another chance. Commit y...

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The Rock!

"He alone is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress I will never be shaken."

Psalms: 62:2

I may tremble on the Rock, but the Rock never trembles under me!

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Speak Up!

‘There is…a time to be silent and a time to speak.’

Ecclesiastes 3:1,7

The Bible has a lot to say about not criticising and passing judgment. But there are times when silence isn’t ‘golden’, it’s deadly. For example: 1) Silence is deadly when you use it as a passive, retaliatory means of expressing your anger or displeasure. That’s called ‘emotion...

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The Beauty of Diversity

"Accept him who’s faith is weak, without passing judgement on disputable matters."

Romans 14:1

God our wise and creative maker has been pleased to make everyone different and no one prefect. The sooner we appreciate and accept that face, the deeper we will appreciate and accept one another.

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Be Trustworthy in Little Things!

‘Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much.’

Luke 16:10

Jesus said: ‘Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much. So if you have not been trustworthy in handling worldly wealth, who will trust you with true riches? And if you have not been tr...

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Manage Your Time, Manage Your Life

‘Walk in wisdom … redeeming the time.’

Colossians 4:5

Your greatest possession - is your next twenty-four hours. How will you spend them? Will you allow television, pointless emails, unimportant tasks, your own impulses, the wrong people, or other meaningless distractions to consume your day? Or will you take control of your time and make tod...

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What Love!

“No power in the sky above or in the earth below—indeed, nothing in all creation will ever be able to separate us from the love of God that is revealed in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

Romans 8:39

The Creator of the universe, knows each one of us by name. He knows the scars of the past, He knows the worries of our hearts, He knows the concerns we carry, He knows all our weakness and failures and yet He still loves us.

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