Monthly Archives: January 2019


Finances

Finances

‘You cannot serve both God and money.’  Mathew 6:24 NIV Money is one of the things that can cause problems. If handled well, it’s useful forus living our lives and helping others. But when we get into debt, rely on retail therapy to feel better, feel like our value depends on our salary, or simply just love money rather than God, we can end up living in an ungodly way. God never says that we shouldn’t have money, and that we shouldn’t spend it, but the Bible does give us some guidelines to help......

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How it all ends

‘They shall see his face…they shall reign forever and ever.’  Revelation 22:4-5 In order to know how a story ends, we must read the last chapter. In Revelation 22, the...



Listen carefully

‘Are you listening…Really listening?’  Mark 4:9 MSG How often do we really listen to others? How often do we listen in order to understand rather than remember? How often do...



Grace produces Godliness

‘Shall we go on sinning so that grace may increase?’  Romans 6:1 NIV When we don’t understand grace fully, we can be tempted to think that it means we can...



God’s correction

‘The LORD corrects those he loves.’  Proverbs 3:12 NVC None of us like being corrected. We all like to be right, and to have someone correct us can make us...



Let God in

‘The crowd began pleading with Jesus to…leave them alone.’  Mark 5:17 NLT The Bible says when ‘those who had seen what happened told the others about the demon-possessed man and...



Promises

‘Your faith in God has become known everywhere…how you turned…from idols to serve…God.’  1 Thessalonians 1:8-9 NIV When God truly turns us around, His Spirit lives in us. When that...



Fully commited

‘I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them as rubbish, that I may gain Christ.’  Philipians 3:8 NKJV Nowhere in the Bible does God say He’s going...



Be ready

‘You also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect him.’  Luke 12:40 NIV We know that one day Jesus...



Desire for God

‘Blessed are those who…seek him with all their heart.’  Psalm 119:2 NIV The Bible says, ‘Love the Lord…with all your heart’ (Deuteronomy 6:5 NIV). ‘Trust in the Lord with all...