Stay in Constant Contact with God

‘…be persistent in your prayers...’ Ephesians 6:18 NLT Andrew Murray wrote, ‘Many Christians look upon it as a burden and a duty and a difficulty to get alone with God! That is the great hindrance to our Christian life everywhere.’ God says, ‘Call to Me, and I will...

Pray about Everything

‘…pray about everything…Tell God what you need...’ Philippians 4:6 NLT The four-year-old son of a missionary family in Africa spotted a picture of a little pink dinosaur in a magazine and set his heart on having one. His mum knew it was impossible (the magazine was...

Parent, That’s Your Job Description

‘…teach them diligently to your children...’ Deuteronomy 6:7 NKJV Abraham had a nephew called Lot who succeeded in business, but lost his family. How come? Because: (a) he had the wrong emphasis—he placed material success above spiritual success; (b) he had the wrong...

Five Life-Changing Questions

‘Nothing can ever separate us from His love.’ Romans 8:38 NLT Paul asks five life-changing questions you’d do well to think about: (1) ‘If God is for us, who can ever be against us?’ (Romans 8:31 NLT) Really, with God on our side, who can hurt us? What do we need to...

Two Amusing Stories about Marriage

‘Love…keeps no record of being wronged.’ 1 Corinthians 13:4–5 NLT Story one: Debra K. Johnson writes: ‘My seven-year-old daughter wanted to take violin lessons, so I took her to a music store to rent an instrument. Hoping she would understand the importance of making...

Most Recent Devotional Readings

Speak Words Of Healing

‘I would strengthen you with my mouth.’ Job 16:5 NKJV Even when a surgery is successful, the patient can carry within them scar tissue that causes lingering pain and discomfort. And it’s the same in life. Some people around you wear a mask of success, but within, they...

Ucapkan Kata-Kata Penyembuhan

‘Aku akan menguatkan hatimu dengan mulut.’ Ayub 16:5  Bahkan ketika operasi berhasil, pasien bisa memiliki jaringan bekas luka dalam tubuhnya yang menyebabkan rasa sakit dan ketidaknyamanan yang berkepanjangan. Sama halnya dalam hidup. Beberapa orang di sekitar Anda...

Ingatlah Seperti Apa Anda Dahulu? (2)

‘Bagi semua orang aku telah menjadi segala-galanya.’ 1 Korintus 9:22  Akan sangat mudah 'kehilangan ingatan rohani' dan lupa seperti apa Anda dulu. Kelli Trujillo menulis: 'Saya punya kenalan di tempat kerja yang mencerminkan semua ha-hal negatif orang...

Remember What You Used To Be Like? (2)

‘I try to find common ground with everyone.’ 1 Corinthians 9:22 NLT It’s easy to develop ‘spiritual amnesia’. You forget what you used to be like. And that attitude affects the people you deal with each day. Kelli Trujillo writes: ‘I’ve a workplace acquaintance who...

Remember What You Used To Be Like? (1)

‘God had mercy on me.’ 1 Timothy 1:15 NLT If you want to win people to Christ, you won’t do it with a holier–than–thou attitude. Sadly, this is how society sees many Christians; their hearts are in the right place, but their ability to relate with compassion to those...

Ingatlah Seperti Apa Anda Dahulu? (1)

‘Di antara mereka akulah yang paling berdosa.’ 1 Timotius 1:15  Jika ingin memenangkan orang bagi Kristus, bukan dengan sikap sok suci. Seringkali pandangan masyarakat terhadap banyak orang Kristen; bahwa hati mereka melakukan dengan tepat, tetapi kemampuan untuk...

Build On Your Strengths

‘Who makes you different from anyone else?’ 1 Corinthians 4:7 NIV Your success isn’t found in your similarity to others but in your difference. Instead of comparing yourself with somebody else and competing with them, try to discover your point of God–given...

Bangunlah Kekuatan Anda

‘Sebab siapakah yang menganggap engkau begitu penting?’ 1 Korintus 4:7  Kesuksesan Anda tidak ditemukan akan kesamaan dengan orang lain, tetapi dalam perbedaannya. Alih-alih membandingkan diri Anda dengan orang lain dan bersaing dengan mereka, cobalah untuk menemukan...

Relationships (3)

‘Don’t participate in the things these people do.’ Ephesians 5:7 NLT Letting go of a person doesn’t mean you no longer love them; it just means the relationship is not right for you. How should you handle it? (1) A gradual separation is sometimes the best solution....

Hubungan (3)

‘Sebab itu janganlah kamu berkawan dengan mereka.’ Efesus 5:7  Melepaskan seseorang tidak berarti Anda tidak lagi mencintai nya; itu hanya berarti hubungan tersebut tidak tepat untuk Anda. Bagaimana Anda harus menanganinya? (1) Perpisahan secara bertahap terkadang...

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