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Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners – of whom I am the worst. 1 Timothy 1:15 (NIV) Comment I find it easy to forget what a big issue sin is and the price Jesus paid to deal with the problem. When this happens it affects the way I...

The human heart is the most deceitful of all things, and desperately wicked. Who really knows how bad it is? Jeremiah 17.9 And I will give you a new heart, and I will put a new spirit in you. I will take out your stony, stubborn heart and give you a tender, responsive heart. Ezekiel 36.26 And hope does not put...

If the LORD is pleased with us, he will lead us into that land, a land flowing with milk and honey, and will give it to us. Only do not rebel against the LORD. And do not be afraid of the people of the land, because we will devour them. Their protection is gone, but the LORD is with us....

I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master’s business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you.  John 15.15 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on...

Keep on asking and you will be given what you ask for.  Keep on looking and you will find.  Keep on knocking and the door will be opened.  For everyone who asks receives.  Everyone who seeks finds.  And the door is opened to everyone who knocks.  Matthew 7:7-8 Comment We once heard the Korean pastor Yongghi Cho speak about prayer...

‘Listen to my words, Lord, consider my lament.  Heart my cry for help, my King and my God, for to you I pray.  In the morning you hear my voice; I lay out my requests before you and wait expectantly.’  Psalms 5:1-3 NLT Comment There are many reasons for it, but for most Christians, there come times when praying seems...

Many plans are in a man’s mind, but it is the Lord’s purpose for him that will stand.  Proverbs 19 v 21  AMP Comment We are always being told to plan – career progression, church growth, children’s futures, – “getting on”. Sometimes this can make us anxious – are we getting it right? Will we miss out if we choose...

Lying lips are extremely disgusting and hateful to the Lord; but they who deal faithfully are His delight. Prov 12 v 22 AMP Comment Being truthful is not fashionable or interesting and considered naïve. However God delights in truth and aligns it with faithfulness – being full of faith. God intends us to be transparent with Him. He sees all and...

Over the holiday season we’re going to be looking at the book of proverbs and how we can use use this book’s wisdom in our marriage. The reverent fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight and understanding. For by Wisdom shall your days be multiplied and the years of...

Yet I still dare to hope when I remember this: The faithful love of the LORD never ends! His mercies never cease. Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning.  Lam 3:21- 23 Comment Last week I left my rucksack getting off the train in Nottingham. I was helping my daughter off the train with pram and tiny...