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The Bible – Useful to train

16 All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, 17 so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. 2 Tim 3:16-17 Yesterday, I was at my children’s schoo

Prayer killer #5: Independence

1 One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.” 2 He said to them, “When you pray, say: “‘Father, hallowed be your name, your k

Good news to the poor

The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners. Is 61:1 This
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Cultivate others

When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realised that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus. Acts 4:13 Here’s the bottom line for today: when people encounter Jesu
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Build yourself up

But you, dear friends, by building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in God’s love as you wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you to eternal life. Jude 1:20-21 One of the things w
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Cultivate yourself

The man who had received five bags of gold brought the other five. ‘Master,’ he said, ‘you entrusted me with five bags of gold. See, I have gained five more.’ Mat 25:20 Jesus is the Master and he has given each of us talents. To some he has g
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A Fitting Response

Luke 5:28 28 and Levi got up, left everything and followed him. NIV This isn’t the first time that we see a radical response such as this one. In fact earlier on in this chapter, we read about the miraculous catch of fish and the calling of Si
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Follow me!

Luke 5:27 27 After this, Jesus went out and saw a tax collector by the name of Levi sitting at his tax booth. “Follow me,” Jesus said to him NIV This is how Jesus normally called people to become His disciples. Two simple words, but loaded wit
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