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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, ‘...

Your need moves God’s heart, but your faith moves Him to action. So keep praying and believing. Jesus gives us two illustrations of this: 1) ‘…Suppose you went to a friend’s house at midnight, wanting to borrow three loaves…he calls out from his bedroom, “...

Where you are matters. You can’t grow bananas in Alaska, but you can grow them in Jamaica. What’s the point? Simply this: sometimes you need to change your location in order to succeed in what God’s called you to do. Look at the life of Elijah. ‘The word of the Lord came...

Before you quit and give up in discouragement, consider the long and difficult process by which a butterfly emerges from its cocoon. If you try to rush God’s purpose and process in your life, you’ll produce something deformed, something that can’t get off the ground and fly....

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...