Full Archive - Word For Today

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...

Observe two things: 1) God’s Word is inspired. Chuck Swindoll writes: ‘We’ve no problem with the Giver of truth…but wasn’t the truth corrupted when He relayed it through sinful men? This is the perfect moment to get acquainted with revelation, inspiration...

When your ‘back is against the wall’, where can you turn to find strength? Awash in a sea of moral and ethical questions, where can you go to find a reliable compass? One author says: ‘There can be no more reliable authority than God’s Word. This timeless, trustworthy...

The people God calls usually start out feeling ill-equipped and insecure. Indeed, if you jumped up and said, ‘No problem, Lord, I can handle that,’ He wouldn’t call you at all. You say, ‘But I’ve made so many mistakes.’ Everybody falls; the winners are just...

Are you embarrassed about your beginnings? Jeremiah was. He begins his book by listing the good people and the bad people in his background. Well, guess what? We all came from a less-than-perfect gene pool! We’re all a mixed bag. So what should you do? Learn from those who did it the wrong...