Meditate on God’s Word: Be strong and courageous

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Written by Angelique Geeringh When Moses died, Joshua was left with the huge task of leading the nation of Israel into the Promised Land. Moses spent 40 years in the Egyptian palace, which prepared him to present the case of the Israelites before Pharaoh. He spent another 40 years with the Midianites, which was preparation for wondering in the wilderness. …

Be united in the same mind

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Written by Angelique Geeringh This poem is attributed to Mother Theresa and offers excellent advice to live by. ‘I have a serious concern to bring up with you, my friends, using the authority of Jesus, our Master. I’ll put it as urgently as I can: You must get along with each other. You must learn to be considerate of one another, …

Rejoice in hope

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Written by Angelique Geeringh If God is a god of love, why does he allow so much suffering?’ This is a question that is often asked when there are natural disasters or when bad things happen to good people. The reality is we live in a fallen world where, as a result of the sin of man, we are all …

Trading guilt and shame for hope

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Written by Anati Bacela Inspired by the book ‘The Exceptional Life’ by Stephen Arterburn ‘If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.’ – 1 John 1:9 (NIV) When we have done wrong, we tend to feel a nagging emotion called guilt. It is an emotion God …

Lights Out

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Written by Natalie Waterson Be prepared. Keep watch. Expect the unexpected. This is all good advice and something I thought I was very good at, but then the lights went out. Well, the electricity went out, and suddenly, just like that, I was going to be tested to see just how organised and ready I was. I was multi-tasking when …

The Next Right Thing

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Written by guest writer: Dalene Reyburn My husband stares into other women’s eyes all day. It’s his job. But when he’s done with corneas and optic nerves, he comes home and tells me sweet somethings and whispers wonder and holds me relieved and grateful. But like, some of those women are hot. And some of them probably wouldn’t mind staring …