As a man was passing the elephants, he suddenly stopped, confused by the fact that these huge creatures were being held by only a small rope tied to their front leg. No chains, no cages. It was obvious that the elephants could break away from their bonds at any time, but for some reason, they did not. Read more
With the UK in financial crisis, the expected response is to find it a little difficult to get by and blame it on what the country is currently facing. But how about not living a life of excuses, and excelling against the norm? That is exactly what Daniel and Gemma Passley decided to do at the start of 2016, and they are still reaping the fruits of it up until now.
In our busy and distracted lives, it’s easy to think that God doesn’t speak. However, He does. The problem with many people is that they are no longer making time to simply listen and let God speak.
Repentance is what detoxifies a person from this virus, and below is a basic list of the steps to repentance:
- Acknowledge your sin– this is the first and most important step. There can be no true repentance without this.
- Hate sin – unless a person decides to hate sin, he will keep going back to it until it becomes normal to him.
- Turn your back on sin– if you don’t do this, and do so immediately, you will never find the strength to abandon it.
- Forget sin– after all the above, treat sin as though it has never happened.
One of the most menacing viruses in existence is HIV (which leads to AIDS). Though HIV itself doesn’t kill anyone, it weakens the body’s natural defences in such a way that even a common cold could lead to a person’s death. Read more
That night the Lord said to him, “Get up and go down into the camp, for I have given it into your hands. Yet if you are afraid to go down, then go down to the camp with Purah your servant.” (Judges 7:9-10)
In this passage, we clearly see God showing Gideon what to do to overcome fear. Read more
The Lord said to Gideon, “You have too many people with you for Me to give the Midianites into their hands, lest Israel glorify themselves over Me, saying, ‘Our own power saved us.’ So now, call out so the people can hear, ‘Whoever is afraid or anxious may turn back and leave Mount Gilead.’” So twenty-two thousand from among the people turned back, and ten thousand were left.” (Judges 7:2-3) Read more