Slow Down! (2)

‘Don’t copy the behaviour and customs of this world.’ Romans 12:2 NLT Our high-tech society is producing stressed-out people. Next year we will have even less time because statistically for every hour technology saves you, it consumes two more. Author Keri Wyatt Kent...

Slow Down! (1)

‘Focus on this one thing.’ Philippians 3:13 NLT We live in the day of multitasking. We talk on the phone while having lunch, read text messages while feeding the kids, and even hold multiple WhatsApp conversations at the same time. Dr Richard Swenson says: ‘In some...

Keep Away From Unhealthy Self-Focus (5)

‘Is this the kind of fast I have chosen?’ Isaiah 58:5 NIV God never commanded you to examine your emotions, experiences, or sins. What He did say is, ‘Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!’ (John 1:29 NASB) Victory over sin comes from focusing...

Keep Away From Unhealthy Self-Focus (4)

‘My eyes are ever on the Lord, for only He will release my feet from the snare.’ Psalm 25:15 NIV It’s no use for us to shine a spotlight on ourselves, find some faults and tinker with them in the hope of making improvements. The Lord wants total and radical...

Keep Away From Unhealthy Self-Focus (3)

‘Throw off your old sinful nature and your former way of life.’ Ephesians 4:22 NLT Does God expect us to work on growth and self-improvement? Yes! But just as examining yourself is futile, so is trying to change if it keeps you self-focused and defeated. The Bible’s...