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Having integrity includes how we use our words. If we wouldn’t say something because a parent, friend, or Jesus himself was standing next to us, then we probably shouldn’t be saying it at all. God’s always with us and He knows every word we’ve ever said and will ever say. He even knows the words...

Ever had to do a test in school/college/uni, and at the end, the tutor’s asked everyone to mark their own paper? What would you do if there was an answer you’d missed, but suddenly you remembered what it was? You’ve got the opportunity right there to change it. Nobody would know. Okay, it’s...

Ever said something you regret, or made a mistake that you’re feeling guilty about, and then you keep replaying the scenario over and over in your head, wishing you could go back and do things differently? Constantly repeating, ‘if only...if only...’? Well, here’s what God says: 1) ‘Your sins...

When we think about anger, we often think about anger towards another person. A conflict. A hurt. But there’s another kind of anger: righteous anger. This is the kind of anger where we’re angry at what makes God angry. It’s anger against injustice, suffering, cruelty and oppression. We can often...

When we’re angry we know how we shouldn’t respond. So how should we respond? The answer is in a Christlike way. Firstly, we need to not walk away and leave conflicts unresolved and simmering. Instead we should aim to sort things out. The Bible tells us to not offer our gifts to God if we have...

If we keep pouring liquid into a bottle, eventually it’s going to start overflowing. The same is true in our lives. If we keep adding things that’ve hurt us, anger that we feel, words that have been spoken and disappointments then eventually it’s going to spill out. And as it’s a whole load of...

When we get angry, it’s natural for us to simply react. We don’t always think about what we say or what we do, or the consequences that it will have. Sometimes we react by blaming others. This is a way for us to escape responsibility. We push the responsibility onto other people and blame them...

Anger. Should we feel it? Here’s what the Bible has to say: ‘Go ahead and be angry. You do well to be angry - but don’t use your anger as fuel for revenge. And don’t stay angry. Don’t go to bed angry. Don’t give the Devil that kind of foothold in your life…Watch the way you talk. Let nothing...

What do you want to achieve in life? Years from now, when you’re looking back over your life, how will you measure how successful you’ve been in achieving it? A lot of the time, the world’s usual measure of success is something like how much money you’ve managed to make, or the possessions you...

We all want to belong. We all want to be accepted. We all want to be loved. That’s why rejection and loneliness hurt so much. When we’re searching for human acceptance and belonging, we’re always at risk of being disappointed. But there’s a place where we belong, with acceptance and love that...