Speak ‘In Good Taste’

‘Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt.’ Colossians 4:6 NKJV John Grisham, popular author of fiction books that become blockbuster movies, has been called ‘a straight arrow making his way along a very crooked path’. His novels often depict sleazy...

Let Them Go!

‘They went out from us, but they were not of us.’ 1 John 2:19 NKJV Every relationship in your life is for a reason and a season. While your commitment to your family is for a lifetime; other relationships may have term limits. So when a friend walks away, don’t try to...

Don’t Give In To Despair

‘When troubles of any kind come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy.’ James 1:2 NLT When difficulties come to us in life and in our relationships, as they inevitably will, it’s easy to succumb to the pathway of despair. First, we become disappointed...

God Will Forgive And Restore You

‘A bruised reed He will not break.’ Isaiah 42:3 NKJV In Boston, America, on 15 January 1919, a huge steel vat containing 8.7 million litres of molten molasses burst. The resulting 10-metre-tall wave of hot syrup drowned people and horses, destroyed buildings, and...

You Need A Vision

‘You spoke in a vision.’ Psalm 89:19 NIV The psalmist says: ‘You spoke in a vision, to Your faithful people You said… “I have found David My servant; with My sacred oil I have anointed him. My hand will sustain him; surely My arm will strengthen him.”’ (Psalm 89:19–21...

‘Thou, O king, art the most worthy’

‘Every knee will bow to the name of Jesus.’ Philippians 2:10 NCV Max Lucado tells the story of how 800 years ago Philippe Auguste, king of France, assembled all his noble knights during a crusade and encouraged them to be strong in battle. On the table he placed his...

God And Your Money (8)

‘The Word became flesh.’ John 1:14 NIV Jesus came into the world for two reasons. First, to give you the greatest gift of all—eternal life. Second, to let you know He cares about every detail of your life. ‘The Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His...

God And Your Money (7)

‘He could make you rich.’ 2 Corinthians 8:9 NLT The Bible assures us that God isn’t poor. ‘“The silver is mine and the gold is mine,” declares the Lord Almighty.’ (Haggai 2:8 NIV) ‘Every beast of the forest is mine, and the cattle upon a thousand hills.’...

God And Your Money (6)

‘Remember the Lord your God, for it is He who gives you power to get wealth.’ Deuteronomy 8:18 NKJV When it comes to God and your money: (1) When you do what pleases Him, He will bless you. Why? Because your actions prove that doing His will is more important to you...

God And Your Money (5)

‘He will give you everything you need.’ Matthew 6:33 NLT When it comes to money, the Bible teaches: (1) God wants you to have enough to meet any size of need you may face. Think about it: while some employees might be mainly concerned with one thing—getting their...

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Thoughts On Giving (2)

‘If it is contributing to the needs of others, let him give generously.’ Romans 12:8 NIV The Bible says; ‘We have different gifts… If a man’s gift is… contributing to the needs of others, let him give generously.’ (Romans 12:6–8 NIV) Every believer receives grace for...

Hal tentang Memberi (2)

‘Siapa yang membagi-bagikan sesuatu, hendaklah ia melakukannya dengan hati yang ikhlas.’ Roma 12:8  Alkitab berkata; 'Kita mempunyai karunia yang berlain-lainan… Jika karunia itu adalah untuk … membagi-bagikan sesuatu, hendaklah ia melakukannya dengan hati yang...

Thoughts On Giving (1)

‘See that you abound in this grace also.’ 2 Corinthians 8:7 NKJV Paul writes, ‘As you abound in everything—in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in all diligence, and in your love for us—see that you abound in this grace also.’ What’s Paul talking about here? Giving! God...

Hal tentang Memberi (1)

‘Hendaknya kamu kaya dalam pelayanan kasih ini.’ 2 Korintus 8:7  Paulus menulis, 'Maka sekarang, sama seperti kamu kaya dalam segala sesuatu, --dalam iman, dalam perkataan, dalam pengetahuan, dalam kesungguhan untuk membantu, dan dalam kasihmu terhadap...

Think More About Others (3)

‘Not seeking my own profit, but the profit of many.’ 1 Corinthians 10:33 NKJV Here’s a group you don’t want to be part of: ‘In the last days perilous times will come: For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money… lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God.’...

Pikirkan Lebih Banyak Tentang Orang Lain (3)

‘Bukan untuk kepentingan diriku, tetapi untuk kepentingan orang banyak.’ 1 Kor 10:33  Inilah kelompok yang Anda tidak ingin menjadi bagian darinya: 'Ketahuilah bahwa pada hari-hari terakhir akan datang masa yang sukar. Manusia akan mencintai dirinya sendiri dan...

Think More About Others (2)

‘He who has pity on the poor lends to the Lord, and He will pay back what he has given.’ Proverbs 19:17 NKJV Here are four ways in which you can express kindness and generosity towards others. (1) Giving your time. Giving a few hours of your time to someone,...

Pikirkan Lebih Banyak Tentang Orang Lain (2)

‘Siapa menaruh belas kasihan kepada orang yang lemah, memiutangi TUHAN, yang akan membalas perbuatannya itu.’ Amsal 19:17  Berikut adalah empat cara di mana Anda dapat mengekspresikan kebaikan dan kemurahan hati terhadap orang lain.(1) Memberikan waktu Anda....

Think More About Others (1)

‘How can the love of God be in that person?’ 1 John 3:17 NKJV On a scale of one to ten, how often do you think about the needs of others and try to meet them? Before you answer, read this: ‘If anyone has material possessions and sees a brother or sister in need but...

Pikirkan Lebih Banyak Tentang Orang Lain (1)

‘Bagaimanakah kasih Allah dapat tetap di dalam dirinya?’ 1 Yohanes 3:17  Dalam skala satu sampai sepuluh, seberapa sering Anda memikirkan kebutuhan orang lain dan mencoba memenuhinya? Sebelum Anda menjawab, baca ini: 'Jika seseorang memiliki harta benda dan melihat...

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