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The beauty of trusting God

“Commit your work to the Lord, then it will succeed.” Proverbs 16:3 Today’s Bible Text really comes down to one little word “trust”. It’s a challenge for many of us including myself to put our trust in God. Instead we often rely solely on ourselves for everything, which can have terrible consequences. Trust doesn’t always […]

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Examine Yourself

“Let us search out and examine our ways, and turn back to the Lord.” Lamentations 3:40 How often do you examine your ways? How often do you sit down and put your lives under a microscope? We can glance over our everyday lives and not think much about them. Yet, if we consider each passing […]

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We were made for Praise

“I will bless the Lord at all times.” Psalm 34:1 When we praise our heavenly Father and glorify His Holy name, the focus of our attention is removed from our own, limited lives. When we turn the attention of our inner heart onto Christ – the Author and Finisher of our faith; the Sustainer of […]

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A Sweet Promise from God

“If you sit down, you will not be afraid. Yes, you will lay down and your sleep will be sweet.” Proverbs 3:24 Friends, God longs to use the circumstances of our lives to mold our mind, craft our character, and chase away the fears that threaten to slither in, paralyzing us and rendering us ineffective. […]

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God wants your heart

“These people draw near with their mouths and honor me with their lips, but have removed their hearts far from me.”  Isaiah 29:13 Friends, Your heart is what God is looking for, not your religion. Today, as you go about your day, consider this question: Does God have your heart, or just your “religious” obedience? […]

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God heals

“He heals the brokenhearted And binds up their wounds.” Psalm 146:3 The Creator of the universe is also the Great Physician who lovingly attends to our individual needs when we submit to His Will. He is in the business of healing broken and wounded hearts. It doesn’t matter how complex your problem or how heavy […]

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Great God

“Our Lord is above ALL gods.” Psalm 135:5 Friends, our God is Great! If we believe this, then we can survive whatever problems come our way. We don’t have to deal with them; we can turn them over to Him. Let us do whatever it takes to be right before God in every situation, and […]

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Under His Wings

“How precious is Your lovingingkindness, O God! People take refuge in the shadow of wings.” Psalm 36:7 Friends, under God’s wings is a place for the penitent sinner. Under His wings you will find mercy, comfort and rest for your weary souls. Under God’s wings we grow, we gain strength, wisdom… our bodies are energised […]

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Strength for the Weary

“But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” Isaiah 40:31 The promises of God were given as encouragement to the church. As Christians we know that God’s Word is true, His judgements […]