Tag: Harmony

Quotable Recovery

KEEP IT SIMPLE STUPID 2 Corinthians 1:7 When we see that you’re just as willing to endure the hard times as to enjoy the good times, we know you’re going to make it, no doubt about it.Psalms 116:6 God takes the side of the helpless; when I was […]

Living In Peace In Spite of Our Differences

WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS   Psalms 133:1-3 How wonderful, how beautiful, when brothers and sisters get along! It’s like costly anointing oil flowing down head and beard, Flowing down Aaron’s beard, flowing down the collar of his priestly robes. It’s like the dew on Mount Hermon flowing down […]

The Word For Today

PEACE I’m leaving you well and whole. That’s my parting gift to you. Peace. I don’t leave you the way you’re used to being left–feeling abandoned, bereft. So don’t be upset. Don’t be distraught. When we worship the right way, God doesn’t stir us up into confusion; he […]

Outreach tonight

Tonight I am again out on the streets of Melbourne on The Salvation Army’s ‘street Outreach Van’ and I need to say what a privilege it is. I love my job, not as a job but as a God-given-Mission to reach out to others. And yes, before I go I […]

Go for it

We live in an age of goal-setting. It is not new! Away back. God set tasks before His people as goals to be reached. In the new Testament righteousness (acceptable standards of morality and justice) is set before us, with heaven being the final goal to reach. Recovery […]

We need to enlist Jesus Christ

When we come to recovery, respond to incentives, enlist for transforming treatment, few of us want to slip back into our wrong ways of the past. Old habits die hard. Former associates tag us. Skeletons in our closets haunt us. Only total commitment will encourage us to keep stepping […]

Recovery takes TIME – and so should we

Last night with my wife (Karen) and three children (Duncan, Mitchell and Ashleigh) I attended the end of year school celebration. A night where all the school, high school and primary come together to celebrate  all God has done in 2011. At the end of the evening the […]

It is important to express gratitude

When we reject God and His plan for our lives we live in spiritual darkness. When we come to our senses and ask God for His forgiveness and deliverance he helps us escape the darkness and shines His light through us. 1. We should always express gratitude to […]

Who are you really?

Today at Belgrave South Baptist Church we commenced a new series called ‘Getting Connected’ In his message Pastor Andrew Fisher  talked about ‘Social Networking’ and how with some people the more they connect via social network sites and smart phones the more disconnected they become with face to […]

Accountability

Now Joshua son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had laid his hands on him.Deuteronomy 34:9 In recovery, no matter how far we have travelled, none of us has all the answers. That’s why need Sponsors, Mentors and Accountability Partners. If you haven’t […]