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Unless you make truthfulness a priority, there’s an actual ‘law at work’ which dictates that even when you ‘want to do good, evil is right there’. That means our natural ‘default’ setting (the one automatically selected by our internal computer unless we...

Jesus said, ‘You will know the truth, and the truth will make you free’ (John 8:32 NAS). But in the process, the truth can make you miserable! One author says: ‘Truth can be very uncomfortable. We have pivotal moments when we’re asked to step up and say it or act on it....

After her first flight, someone asked an elderly lady what she thought of being on a plane. She said, ‘It was okay, but I never did put my whole weight on it.’ And we do the same when we refuse to place our trust on the finished work of Christ. Most major religions answer the...

Jesus said that He came to bring freedom to those held captive by destructive habits, to give sight to those who are spiritually blind, to lift up those who’ve been put down, and to announce that the time of God’s favour toward us has come. If you look closely at ancient maritime...

Jesus said, ‘Therefore I tell you, stop being perpetually uneasy (anxious and worried) about your life…’ (v. 25 AMP). Now, the Lord is not condemning you for having a legitimate concern about your responsibilities. No, what He’s condemning is having a mindset that keeps...

Identify the source of your worries. Did you grow up in a fear-filled family, always feeling insecure, never measuring up, and never hearing words of affirmation and approval? Are you listening to the prophets of doom, hearing only about what’s wrong, and how much worse it’s going to...

Dr John Maxwell writes: ‘If you have a general idea of your dream, your temptation may be to start creating your strategy. Don’t do it yet…begin by writing a detailed description of your dream. Let your imagination go wild. Write as many elements or pieces of it as you can....

Benaiah was one of King David’s ‘mighty men’. His résumé reads: ‘Benaiah…was a valiant fighter…He…went down into a pit on a snowy day and killed a lion.’ That’s what is called ‘courage with cold feet’. The...

The Bible says: ‘The Philistines…made a raid on the Valley of Rephaim. And David inquired of God saying, “Shall I go up against the Philistines? Will You deliver them into my hand?” The Lord said to him, “Go up, for I will deliver them into your hand.” So...

Try as you may, you will never fulfil a dream that is not your own. Stop and think about your personal history. How have your plans, goals and desires been influenced by others? Is it possible your dreams are the result of who your parents think you are? Who others think you are? Who you wish...