Paul’s thorn and yours (3)

2 Jan 20
‘My power works best in weakness.’ 2 Corinthians 12:9 NLT Paul writes: ‘Three different times I begged the Lord to take it away. Each time he said, “My grace is all ...

This year – keep your joy!

1 Jan 20
‘The joy of the Lord is your strength.’ Nehemiah 8:10 KJV When you listen to a great choir sing the Hallelujah Chorus, you realise that Handel was inspired by God. He ...

Paul’s thorn and yours (2)

31 Dec 19
‘To keep me from becoming proud.’ 2 Corinthians 12:7 NLT The Bible doesn’t tell us what Paul’s thorn in the flesh was, but Paul tells us why God permitted it: ‘To keep me from becoming ...

Paul’s thorn and yours (1)

30 Dec 19
‘I was given a thorn in my flesh.’ 2 Corinthians 12:7 NLT Bible scholars disagree as to what Paul’s ‘thorn’ was. Some think it may have been poor eyesight, others a ...

Trust God’s timing (2)

29 Dec 19
‘What I have said, that I will bring about.’ Isaiah 46:11 NIV God has a plan for your life that requires certain things to happen at a particular time. And since ...

How to set your goals (6)

24 Dec 19
‘Write down the revelation and make it plain.’ Habakkuk 2:2 NIV Put your goals in writing. God told the prophet Habakkuk, ‘Write down the revelation and make it plain…so that a herald ...

How to set your goals (5)

23 Dec 19
‘My relatives stand afar off.’ Psalm 38:11 NKJV Discern who belongs in your life and who doesn’t. One of the toughest parts about reaching your goal is discovering that some of the ...

How to set your goals (4)

22 Dec 19
‘I will give men for you, and people for your life.’ Isaiah 43:4 NKJV Depend on God more than on others. That doesn’t mean you don’t need other people. You do. When ...

How to set your goals (3)

21 Dec 19
‘Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.’ Proverbs 3:5 NIV Trust in God more than in yourself. That doesn’t mean you should go through ...

How to set your goals (2)

20 Dec 19
‘Before you were born I set you apart.’ Jeremiah 1:5 NIV Ask God to tell you who you are. Book shop shelves are lined with volumes of books telling us that we ...