Redeeming the Time

Reading: Ephesians 5:8–20 ‘Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil’ (Ephesians 5:15, 16). Another translation urges us to ‘make the best use of the time’. This seems an awesome...

Men of a Different Spirit

* Num. 14:24 – “My servant Caleb has a different spirit and follows me wholeheartedly.” * Is. 11:2 – “The Spirit of wisdom and of understanding, the Spirit of counsel and of power, the Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord.” 1. SPIRIT OF HUMILITY...

The price must be paid

I have often been saddened by why so many Christians seem to wander around in a state of semi-forgiveness – they know what the Bible says about forgiveness and they say they have forgiven the (usually) people involved in their hurt – yet they have no...

Obscenity?

I became aware of this over a week ago – and spent a few minutes looking online at their justification for spending $130 million on buildings – I know I must waste money, I know I am not as sacrificial as I should be, I know God expects more of me –...

Which way will you choose?

Anyone who heard Bob speak would probably be familiar with his quoting of John Oxenhams poem shown below. I guess as you read the question is obvious, which way will you choose today? “To every man there openeth A Way, and Ways, and a Way, And the High Soul...

Passivity of Spirit

[These notes are taken from an outline used by Bob Gordon and offer insight and instruction in how to resist becoming passive in our spirits and therefore succumbing to less than God has intended for us – in all of these posts we shall leave the orginal notes as...

Perseverance

So I read the article below – and wondered – do most Christians ever want to become really good at something, anything, related to God and their faith? I write knowing that many profess a great desire to know their Bible, to love God more fully…yeah...

Ever felt powerless?

Once more not my own work – but if you have ever had the joy of teaching you will at some time or other know something of the feeling of powerlessness this email describesTeachersPosted by plumber on November 19, 2009 at 8:28pmView plumber’s...

The virtue of forgiveness

Reading 1 John 1:5-2:2 Self-condemnation is a common feature of our human experience. Many Christian believers suffer from condemnation of spirit. The reality of our daily failures in our walk with God and the pressure of our interaction with other people often lead...

Bible Reading

http://jcrylequotes.com/2009/11/16/the-priority-of-bible-reading/“Read the Bible daily. Make it part of every day’s business to read and meditate on some portion of God’s Word. Gather your manna fresh every morning. Choose your own seasons and hours. Do not scramble...
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