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How we act tells others who we listen to. Look at the story of Noah in the Bible. He set about building an ark of mammoth proportions to save his family, while in the company of people who thought he’d utterly lost it! Still, he chose not to listen to them. He carried on...

 
It’s all fine and dandy to be told to ‘be an example’. But how, and where? Let’s break it down over the next few days and look at a few different areas. We’ll start with our speech.
Your words give voice to what’s going on in your heart (see...

 
Embassies are patches of a foreign country, areas that completely belong to the government they represent, right in the middle of another country’s city. A tiny outpost of the far-off land in the centre of another one, where a team of government members are ready to help out...

 
Here’s one thing you can be sure of: God wants you to spend a large amount of time helping and blessing people. How could He not? Jesus, who had the best possible relationship with the Father, didn’t just pop down to earth to complete His mission and scoot off. No, His...

 
Whatever happened yesterday, it’s gone. It’s finished. Whatever happens tomorrow is null and void because you’re not there yet. Today is a brand spanking new day that God has made for us to enjoy. You can live your life in a whole new way by sticking with this...

 
Let's start with an unusual story from the Old Testament. A prophet of God came to the king of Israel (God’s chosen people in the OT). At that time, the king was worried about losing in battle. So the prophet told the king to get some arrows and strike the ground for...

 
Job was at his wit’s end. His body sore with scabs and broken flesh where disease had eaten away at him, exhausted from the throbbing of his temples where dark thoughts raced around his skull. Grief weighed down like a stone on his chest. Red eyes raw from salt-stained tears....

 
The power of words: words can be like a mask you hide behind; words can set a spark in someone’s heart; words can cut a scar into another; words can comfort; words can destroy; words send the tanks in; words sign the peace treaty; the world turns on words. It’s no...

 
Our last look at the Lord’s Prayer starts with a question: What do you pray when temptation is crawling up your collar? Answer: ‘Do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one...’ (v. 13 NKJ).
 
It’s not God who dangles the...

 
So far so good with our trip through the Lord’s Prayer. We remind ourselves that God is our Father and He wants what is best for us – cue lots of warm fuzzy feelings! We think about being dependent on our Father God as He serves up warm daily bread. And today we think...