Tag: Gifts


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 […]

#2153 Love Makes Action Useful

1 Timothy 1:5 Love comes from a pure heart. It comes from a good sense of what is right and wrong. It comes from faith that is honest and true. Love is more important than spiritual gifts. Great faith, acts of dedication, miracle working power have little or […]

Time For God

Psalms 37:23 If the Lord is pleased with the way a man lives, he makes his steps secure. To please God, we need to change our sinful habits and attitudes. When we do He makes all the parts of our lives fit together. Whilst on the Bridge Program […]

The Twelve Gifts Of Life Recovery

In the introduction to the book “The Twelve Gifts of Life Recovery” by Stephen Arterburn and David Stoop it talks about God’s gifts of recovery. It says of these gifts “These are not automatic results of “working the program”—they are gifts that may come to us along the way—but by working […]

Christmas is:

Christmas is a time of new birth. A time when we celebrate the birth of our Saviour and Lord. But it is also a time when we celebrate our own children, through exchanging gifts and sharing a meal together. Can I encourage anyone in a strained relationship with […]

Celebrate Victories

God’s work involves many different people with a variety of gifts and abilities. We can become useful members of God’s team through performing our own special roles and setting aside our desire of personal glory. Today the staff and order of Melbourne 614 shared together in a meal, […]