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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...

 
Continuing our breakdown of the Lord’s Prayer, today we smell baked bread. What’s Warburton’s thin sliced got to do with heaven? Jesus said, ‘Give us today our daily bread’. Bread is the cornerstone of a healthy diet because it has the basic ingredients...

 
Maybe the disciples felt they couldn’t pray. They looked at the holy-rollers in the temple with their booming voices and clever words and felt a bit hopeless. Give us a formula, Jesus, they thought, something we can sound impressive with. Or maybe they...

 
Want a daily dose of wisdom? Check out the daily horoscopes! Never mind ‘What would Jesus do?’, ask yourself ‘What would Lady Gaga do?’ Mother Monster knows more about living today than old hippy JC, right? Face facts, the Bible is old, outdated and it...

 
Abe was fighting a losing battle between watching the late night movie and drifting to the land of dreams, when all of a sudden a voice thundered through the stereo surround sound, ‘Leave your country, your people and your father’s household, and go to the land I will...

 
By now, you’ve probably been warned a few times about the perils and pitfalls of making a bad decision. And that’s wise: Angry Birds at A Level is probably not going to get you any points with a discerning admissions tutor.
 
But paralysis – ...

 
Remember rock band Delirious? They re-imagined what Psalm 139 might look like written in the twenty-first century. It starts like this, ‘Investigate my life and make me clean/ Shine upon the darkest place in me/ To you my life’s an open book/ So turn the page and take a...