Peace, In Spite Of The Circumstances

‘My peace I give you.’ John 14:27 NIV God rarely sends us into situations where our comfort level is high. Instead He promises to be with us in spite of our fear. It’s God’s presence, not comfortable circumstances that strengthens our faith and brings out the best in...

The Child That Needs You Most

‘When he was still a great way off, his father saw him and had compassion.’ Luke 15:20 NKJV Good parents try to love all their children equally. But it’s the child who needs us most, that becomes the special object of our love. Author and humorist Erma Bombeck once...

Thoughts On Giving (3)

‘You must decide in your heart how much to give.’ 2 Corinthians 9:7 NLT We each give for different reasons. (1) Some people give out of guilt. They give to God’s work because they would feel bad if they didn’t. (2) Some people give out of greed. They give only to get....

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...

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...