Personal Relationships

Advent Series: The “Yes” that changed mankind

Mary said,

“Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word” – Luke 1:38

If Mary’s story teaches us anything about our own lives, it is that our God is a God of surprises. He is also the Father of Possibility – the maker of miracles. Continue reading

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Advent Series: The Refiner’s Fire

‘He will purify the descendants of Levi and refine them like gold and silver’ – Malachi 3:3

A refiner’s fire melts down the bar of silver or gold, separates out the impurities that ruin its value, burns them up, and leaves the silver and gold intact. Continue reading

Personal Relationships

Advent Series: Height of Selflessness

Hannah said,

“I prayed for this child, and the Lord granted my request. Now I, in turn, give him to the Lord” – 1 Samuel 1:27-28

How often do we pray really hard to God for something and when we get it we totally forget to be grateful for it? Continue reading

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Advent Series: The Great Warrior

‘The Lord your God is in your midst, a warrior who gives victory’ – Zephaniah 3:17

We are in a daily battle with the devil. And often we end up losing by falling into various sins.
So also, the daily battles of our jobs, families and relationships often leave us feeling hopeless and helpless. Continue reading