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If Jesus ‘can be touched with the feelings of our infirmities,’ can He be embarrassed by our actions and attitudes? (Hebrews 4:15.) How embarrassing when Mary and Joseph interrupted Him as a twelve-year-old boy, sitting in the temple confounding its best scholars. They took Him away...

Solomon says there’s ‘…a time to keep silence and a time to speak’ (Ecclesiastes 3:7 NKJV). Now, you shouldn’t interrupt the church service and draw attention to yourself, but when it’s time to praise God you should give it 100 percent: ‘I will praise...

If you shout your lungs out at a ball game on Saturday, but sit silent and subdued when it’s time to worship God on Sunday, maybe you’re more excited about sports than spiritual matters. Ouch! A great definition of worship is ‘worth-ship’. What worth do you place on God...

Urgency is stressful. It’s also addictive, and if you find yourself habitually reacting to outside demands, you may be ‘hooked’. Like any addiction, urgency temporarily meets your need to feel needed. It creates a sense of ‘getting things done’, falsely enhances...

Observe: 1) You can have more, as long as you don’t want it all for yourself. In a generation whose motto is ‘Look out for number one,’ we need to be reminded that ‘Christ did not please himself’ (Romans 15:3 NIV). He didn’t live to enrich Himself, but to...

He was a militant non-believer, who summed up his worldview with a verse from Lucretius: ‘Had God designed the world, it would not be a world so frail and faulty as we see.’ So Jack turned his attention to academia, excelling in each field he studied. Soon the dons of Oxford took him...

The world’s best fashion designers are concerned with the total look of the models they send down the catwalk. They must have perfect accessories and the right hairstyle, make-up, etc. And it’s the same with God. He created you as a whole person with specific features, personality...

The Bible says: ‘As Jesus was teaching in a synagogue, he saw a woman who had been …bent double for eighteen years and was unable to stand up straight… He called her over and said, “Dear woman, you are healed”…Then He touched her, and instantly she could...

The Holy Spirit, Who is your Teacher: 1) Wants you to search God’s Word for answers and direction. He doesn’t want you to be passive and simply accept whatever comes into your life. He wants you to turn to His Word for insight; to find divine solutions to the human problems...

Jesus said the Holy Spirit is the greatest Teacher of all. Here’s why: 1) Because He will interact with you. When you are interested enough to ask questions, the learning process has really begun. Your questions don’t bother God if they come from a hungry heart. Jesus said, ‘...