Tag: Words

pg 266 We often misinterpret the actions and words of others, which results in confusion and conflict. Open and honest communication is a prerequisite of overcoming confusion and establishing peace. Everything God created is good, and to be received with thanks. Nothing is to be sneered at and […]

Words Matter

PEOPLE SHOULD BE ABLE TO TRUST YOU TO DO WHAT YOU SAY YOU WILLDeuteronomy 23:23 If you say you’re going to do something, do it. Keep the vow you willingly vowed to God, your God. You promised it, so do it. NEGATIVE WORDS AND POSITIVE WORDS HAVE EQUAL […]

Read: Exodus 20:3-17

We call them the ‘The Ten Commandments’  Hebrew text speaks about them as the ‘Ten Words’ Ten words necessary to establish the necessary conditions for a free, loving and just community of God’s people to develop in. They are: Only One God: What is your greatest priority? Jesus said in Matthew 22:37 “Love the […]

4o Days of Recovery ~ Day 33

    A number of years ago (around the birth of Living Life Recovery) I attended a men’s Bible Study at the Ferntree Gully Salvation Army. In that group, we studied the book of Amos. Since that day the book of Amos has been one of the most […]

Morning Thought

If you just use Gods words in Bible studies and don’t work them into your life, you are like a stupid carpenter who built his house on the sandy beach. Walk with God and work with God. Learn the unforced rhythms of His grace. He won’t lay anything […]

Don’t Just Hold Grudges

Romans 12:17-18 Don’t hit back; discover beauty in everyone. If you’ve got it in you, get along with everybody. I read this verse and immediately into my head jumps the phrase “Don’t get hurt, get even.” That’s how I used to think. If you hurt me I would […]

“Nothing But The Truth”

In his place shall arise a vile person ……. he shall come in peaceably, and seize the kingdom by intrigue. Daniel 11:21 In recovery, we realize there is no mincing of words, no pulling the wool over our eyes, no departure from honesty and no infiltration of fantasy. […]

Watch What You Say

Let me tell you something: Every one of these careless words is going to come back to haunt you. There will be a time of Reckoning. Words are powerful; take them seriously. Words can be your salvation. Words can also be your damnation.” Matthew 12:36-37