Full Archive - Word For Today

Are you waiting for your vision to start coming to pass, or to find a solution to a problem you’re facing, or for the first signs of fulfilment to a promise God has made you? You’re not the first person to struggle with the idea of waiting, and you won’t be the last....

Isaiah describes a life-changing encounter he had with God at the start of his ministry: ‘…I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lifted up…Above it stood seraphim…And one cried to another and said: “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; the whole earth is...

How hell must have celebrated the day Jesus was crucified! ‘The Word became flesh and dwelt among us…the only begotten of the Father…’ (v. 14 NKJV). Yet He had just died on a cross. But satan’s big party ended abruptly! One author writes: ‘In the most ironic...

The cross is universally recognised as symbolising the Christian faith. We’ve all seen baseball players crossing themselves before going to bat…jewellery stores selling gold crosses…and bakers celebrating Easter with hot cross buns. One author says: ‘Christianity has...

Journalist-missionary Pierre van Paassen tells how prior to World War II, Nazi soldiers arrested an aging rabbi, stripped him naked, and demanded that he preach the sermon he’d prepared for the following Sabbath. With great dignity the old man asked if he could wear his yarmulke and his...

Author Charles Swindoll writes: ‘If ever there was a deathbed conversion, that was it. The thief lived his entire life a sinner, a hoodlum…in no way did he prove himself worthy…so what had he done to receive eternal life? What did Jesus accept? Faith - simple, unadulterated,...

Instrument rated for finances. Just when you get ahead a little bit, your car breaks down, your house needs a new roof, and your boiler gives up the ghost. We all experience it. But the instrument-rated believer can fly through financial storms because he has absolute confidence in his gauges...

Instrument rated for sickness. Many a healthy person has been cut down in the prime of life by cancer, heart attack, stroke, or some other debilitating disease. But there’s a way to be ready for this storm, a way not paved with fear, a way that has so prepared you that you can hear the...

Instrument rated for parenthood. Parents today face unique problems that no other generation has. But God’s Word is timeless, so: 1) Enforce discipline. ‘Whom the Lord loves He corrects…’ (Proverbs 3:12 NKJV). A famous evangelist says when he was growing up his mother...

Instrument rated for marriage. Today Christian marriages are falling apart at the same rate as non-Christian marriages. And those who go through it need our love, not our condemnation. But clearly, something’s wrong that needs to be put right! Two of the leading causes of divorce are...