Tag: Develop

What The Bible Says

His message was simple and austere, like his desert surroundings: Change your life. God’s kingdom is here. You’ve been given insight into God’s kingdom. You know how it works. Not everybody has this gift, this insight; it hasn’t been given to them. Bad work gets paid with a […]

Purpose

Purpose Find yourself then lose yourself. Mark 8:34 Jesus called the crowd and his followers to him. He said, “Any of you who want to be my follower must stop thinking about yourself and what you want. You must be willing to carry the cross that is given […]

Thought For Today

You are not born with godly character; it is developed through getting to know God and his Word and through experience and testing. Romans 5:6  When we were utterly helpless, with no way of escape, Christ came at just the right time and died for us sinners who […]

The Word For Recovery

2 Peter 1:2-9 Grace and peace to you many times over as you deepen in your experience with God and Jesus, our Master. Everything that goes into a life of pleasing God has been miraculously given to us by getting to know, personally and intimately, the One who […]

#2313 Discover ~ Develop ~ Disciple

Attended a really good service today at Narre Warren Baptist Church this morning conducted by Pastor Peter Botross on part two of the above-mentioned series. As I listened to his message the Holy Spirit prompted me with one Bible verse “Come. Follow me,” Jesus said. “I will make you […]

4o Days of Recovery – Day 13

    Titus, promote the kind of living that reflects wholesome teaching. Teach the older men to exercise self-control, to be worthy of respect, and to live wisely. They must have sound faith and be filled with love and patience. Similarly, teach the older women to live in […]

4o Days of Recovery – Day 12

    LOVE YOUR ENEMIES   Bible Reading: Matthew 5:43-48Focus Verse: Matthew 5:46 Loving our enemies doesn’t mean we have to like them and approve of everything they do. It does mean however we have to forgive them and desire the best for them. Resentments lead to relapse if […]

#2176 Patiently Waiting

James 5:8 Be patient. Stay steady and strong. The Master could arrive at any time.  I am not good at waiting, for anything. My guess is I am not alone. As human beings we expect everything to happen instantly. That’s the kind of world we live in. The […]

#2133 The Word For Recovery

1 Corinthians 7:35 I’m trying to be helpful and make it as easy as possible for you, not make things harder. All I want is for you to be able to develop a way of life in which you can spend plenty of time together with the Master […]

Let Go and Let God #1

2 Corinthians 1:9 We felt like we’d been sent to death row, that it was all over for us. As it turned out, it was the best thing that could have happened. Instead of trusting in our own strength or wits to get out of it, we were […]