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God holds back ‘…no good from those who do what is right’ (Psalms 84:11 NLT). But it’s important to acknowledge Him as the source of all your blessings. And on this one, we all fall short! Let’s face it, more isn’t always better. In fact, your dependence on...

For a spiritual checkup to be effective, you must examine the following three areas: 1) Forgiveness. ‘Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others. Above all, clothe yourselves with...

Doing a spiritual checkup means examining things like: 1) Priorities. ‘Seek first the kingdom of God…and all these things shall be added to you’ (Matthew 6:33 NKJV). Do you submit your schedule to God for His approval? Does your cheque book show that He is first in...

How do you measure up when it comes to: 1) Obedience. ‘Obey those who rule over you, and be submissive, for they watch out for your souls, as those who must give account. Let them do so with joy and not with grief, for that would be unprofitable for you’ (Hebrews 13:17 NKJV...

The Psalmist prayed, ‘Search me, O God, and know my heart; try me, and know my anxieties; and see if there is any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting’ (Psalms 139:23-24 NKJV). If you’re wise you’ll visit your doctor and get regular physical checkups. You...

The Psalmist writes, ‘…I trust in You, O Lord; I say, “You are my God.” My times are in Your hand…’ (vv. 14-15 NKJV). As you walk with God you’ll find that you spend more time waiting than you do receiving. And when you receive what you’re...

The Bible says, ‘Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with…the king’s meat.’ Daniel had settled the issue, before the challenge arose. Joseph had also decided his values; therefore he was able to say no to Potiphar’s wife. The three Hebrew...

At what point does need become greed? One author writes: ‘Rarely does a person wake up and say, “I’ve been living for an ego trip…I’m going to get rid of the big car and the fancy yacht and go and live in the slums…working with the poor.” God deals...

What does ‘the good life’ mean to you? Driving the fastest car? Owning the biggest house? Wearing the latest clothes and having the most prestigious job? God’s concept is very different. Jesus said, ‘Guard against…greed. Life is not measured by how much you own....

Author Stormie Omartian grew up with a mother who told her she was worthless. She locked Stormie in a closet because she couldn’t ‘stand to see her daughter’s face’! Stormie writes: ‘I was raised by a mentally ill mother…and…her  behaviour left me...