Our families can bring us joy as well as sorrow. Do you believe that you can play a part in building a happy family? Discover from God's Word timeless principles which would enable us to build a great family, as well grace to help us recover from the mess that families often fall into.
Most of us seek God for earthly blessings, which he may or may not give, but what he promises to give are far better: heavenly blessings which satisfy the deepest needs that we are trying to satisfy through earthly blessings.
It comes that time of year again when people get busy and feel excited about Christmas. Have you ever wondered why we indulge in enjoyable activities at this time? Why do we get together with our loved ones? Why do we feel especially charitable and generous? These good things point us to something even better, something that will actually make a difference not just for a day or for a season, but for every day of our lives.
Mothers are expected to be tender, loving, knowledgeable, capable, hardworking, patient, always cheerful and totally sacrificial. The reality is that many mothers find it difficult to live up to such superhuman expectations. Mothers need all the help that they can get. That’s why this message addresses the common mistakes that mothers should avoid so that they can be happy and effective in what they do.
In the New Testament, the dominant imagery used by God to describe his relationship with us is Father. That in itself speaks volumes about the crucial role fathers play. While those of us who are fathers would never be a perfect father like God, we can make a lasting and positive difference in the lives of our children if we apply the wisdom found in God’s Word for fathers.
Do you feel the uncertainty of life? That things will not happen as promised? Disappointed and discouraged by circumstances that are beyond your control? In a few moment’s time today, we will be learning how God has promised us heavenly blessings through what Jesus has already done, and how the promised Holy Spirit, our seal, the guarantee that God will fulfil what He has promised, to make right every wrong in this world.
Another new year has dawned, and no doubt all of us have engaged in the same mind game, wishing and persuading ourselves that on the stroke of midnight of 31 December, things would somehow be better going forward.