Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Romans 12:12 NIVUK We are used to productivity gurus and time-management geniuses giving us the number one rule - have one main thing on your list, have five things, have as many as you can think of but only to the top two, etc. etc.… Continue reading Daily Verse – Three Things on Your To-Do List.
Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. 1 Peter 5:6 NIVUK Action and Timing. The secret sauce for many things. Our society definitely has an action-based mantra. Production is easier in many respects than it has ever been, even within the creative sector. Keep striving and… Continue reading Daily Verse – Under to be Up!
This is an easy piece of advice to agree with. Until we open a drawer, or look in a cupboard, or try and find a file on our computers. There are lots of reasons and theories about how and why we accumulate so much stuff and our parents, spouses or partners, and professionals, telling us… Continue reading Discard What You Don’t Need.
Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. Romans 12:21 NIVUK Short. Simple. Overcome - niko - the only occurence of this word is here and it means to not be conquered or prevailed against. We are not to be conquered by kakos - anything bad or harmful. This could be an… Continue reading Daily Verse – Overcome.
no weapon forged against you will prevail, and you will refute every tongue that accuses you. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord , and this is their vindication from me,” declares the Lord. Isaiah 54:17 NIVUK This verse starts with danger and a promise - no weapon! The Hebrew word for… Continue reading Daily Verse – No Weapon.
His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. 2 Peter 1:3 NIVUK We are given everything we need . . . let's stop right here and start on the shopping list of all our wants and… Continue reading Daily Verse – Every Thing
When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. Psalms 56:3 NIVUK When I am afraid. The writer of this Psalm isn't overconfident and says 'if' I am afraid. He acknowledges that we often feel afraid. Remember this was David who slew the giant Goliath, when he was little more than a teenager. The… Continue reading Daily Verse – Fear and Confidence.