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When mountaineers are exploring some of the toughest environments in the world, they need a rope that they can rely on to save them if they fall. The members of the first mountaineering club, the Alpine Club, commissioned a manufacturer to make a rope they could trust. It looked pretty much the...

When a new person comes to your church, school/college/uni, or your workplace, how do you tend to react? We know we’re supposed to make new people feel welcome. But sometimes, especially when we’re with a close-knit group of friends or among people we know well, we can be a bit wary of letting...

Respecting others can be difficult at times. Sometimes we can feel resentful towards a tutor, leader or manager - it isn’t necessarily the person themselves that we have a problem with, but we might struggle with the fact that they can tell us what to do. Or we might come across a person that we...

Every day, we’re faced with lots of opportunities to make the right choice. The choice to do what Jesus would do in that situation. The choice that’ll bring us closer to His nature. Sometimes we might not really realise we’re facing that choice - ever avoided that person in church who’s always...

Ever have days when you just don’t seem to have time for God? You’re right up against a deadline, so you’ll have to give prayer time a miss, and your usual Bible reading’ll just have to wait. Sound familiar? We’ve all been there. Although we don’t mean to neglect God, we worry sometimes about...

There are a lot of verses in the Bible that tell us we should submit ourselves to God. It isn’t something we’re always comfortable with, but when we look at it from a biblical perspective, we start to see that it’s a positive force to accomplish good, not a negative force that God’s using to...

In Genesis, before God created Eve, He warned Adam not to eat the forbidden fruit, and it was Adam's responsibility to pass this message on to Eve. Later, the devil suggested to Eve that she should disobey God’s command and eat the fruit. The Bible tells us: ‘When the woman saw that the fruit of...

The Bible says, ‘The Lord will withhold no good thing from those who do what is right’ (Psalm 84:11 NLT). Sometimes we pray for a certain thing, thinking it’s good for us, or simply because it’s what we’d like. But God, who has a plan for each of our lives, knows what’s right for us and what...

The Bible tells us: ‘[The disciples] were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak different languages by the power the Holy Spirit was giving them. There were some religious Jews staying in Jerusalem...each one heard them speaking in his own language. They were completely amazed at...

Sometimes we can think that we know best, that we don’t need anyone else’s advice, but that’s not the case. The Bible says that ‘the way of fools seems right to them, but the wise listen to advice’ (Proverbs 12:15 NIV) and says that we should ‘listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the...