Posts made in June, 2018


WEDNESDAY 20TH JUNE, 2018 WORD FOCUS: THERE IS NO WANT TEXT: LUKE 5:9 “For he was astonished, and all that were with him, at the draught of the fishes which they had taken:…” As a Christian, you may have grown up hearing preachers say that God only supplies our needs, not our wants. Yet, in the Bible, God clearly shows us that He wants to meet not just our needs, but also our wants. For example, the famous “shepherd...

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TUESDAY 19TH JUNE, 2018 WORD FOCUS: SHARE YOUR STRUGGLE TEXT: JAMES 5:16 “Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective….” It’s usually only when addicts ‘hit bottom’ that they’re willing to embrace a twelve-step programme of recovery, and submit to the guidance of a ‘sponsor’ who...

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MONDAY 18TH JUNE, 2018 WORD FOCUS: YOU ARE LOADED WITH BLESSINGS TEXT: DEUT. 28:6 “You will be blessed when you come in and blessed when you go out…” In the Jewish community, the promise, “Blessed shall you be when you come in, and blessed shall you be when you go out”, refers to being blessed in the affairs of one’s daily life, whether in or outside one’s home. So here, God is saying that you are blessed...

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SUNDAY 17TH JUNE, 2018 WORD FOCUS: WAS I REALLY ‘BORN THIS WAY’? TEXT: PSALMS 51:5 “Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me….” Whether your struggle is with alcohol, drugs, sex, anger, gossip, unforgiveness, stealing, lying, or gambling, one thing’s certain – we are all born with a propensity towards certain behaviours. So it’s not a genetics issue,...

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SATURDAY 16TH JUNE, 2018 WORD FOCUS: PEACE COMES BY TRUSTING IN CHRIST TEXT: ROMANS 5:1 “Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:…” A missionary once asked a waitress at a restaurant, ‘If you could ask God for anything, what would that be?’ Instantly she answered, ‘I want to feel at peace.’ Through tears she spoke of painful losses that turned...

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