Word 4U Today

What Do You Have?

When you pray, God can answer in two ways: 1) He can use somebody you know. Who do you know? Who knows what you don’t know? Jesus said, ‘Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom’ ...

Bob Gass

January 31st, 2015

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Focus on What Is ‘Above’

Today we’re big on the concept of instant gratification and acquiring more stuff. But ‘earthly things’ lose their appeal once the bill arrives and the interest on your credit cards starts piling up. When that happens, blessings can turn into curses and rob you of the joy of ...

Bob Gass

January 30th, 2015

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The Grace to Handle It

For fifteen years Dr Robert Schuller’s secretary Lois battled cancer, and for every one of them she served God faithfully. Schuller writes: ‘I don’t think I ever met anyone more courageous. Some days she was so ill…getting out of bed took all the strength she had! She’d ...

Bob Gass

January 29th, 2015

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Questions You Should Ask Yourself (3)

Three more questions you should ask yourself are: 1) Am I making the most of today? ‘Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity’ (vv. 15-16 NIV). Only by focusing on what’s required of you today can you prepare for ...

Bob Gass

January 28th, 2015

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Questions You Should Ask Yourself (2)

Two more questions you should constantly ask yourself are: 1) Am I willing to serve others? You say you want to be a leader? Why? Until you answer that question with the right motives, God won’t promote you. Sometimes we just want to be in control. Other times we don’t want ...

Bob Gass

January 27th, 2015

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Questions You Should Ask Yourself (1)

Like any good parent, God wants His children to succeed. But to succeed in life, you must periodically ask yourself two questions: 1) Am I committed to personal growth? ‘Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding.’ Keep reading, ...

Bob Gass

January 26th, 2015

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Take Responsibility

A woman went shopping one day and came home with a very expensive dress. Her budget-conscious husband was very upset and demanded to know what on earth possessed her. ‘The devil made me do it,’ she replied sweetly. He asked, ‘Well, why didn’t you say, “Get thee behind me, ...

Bob Gass

January 25th, 2015

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Evidence of God’s Grace

Where there’s grace, there’s growth. And where there’s growth, there’s clear evidence of it. The church at Jerusalem sent Barnabas to the church at Antioch, and ‘when he arrived and saw…evidence of the grace of God, he was glad.’ As believers, we should be growing in ‘grace ...

Bob Gass

January 24th, 2015

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Life Is about Choices (2)

Choices—they’re the determining factor in how your life turns out. When Solomon came to the throne as a young man, he prayed for wisdom to make the right choices in life. Legendary basketball coach John Wooden said, ‘There’s a choice you have to make in everything you do. So

Bob Gass

January 23rd, 2015

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Life Is about Choices (1)

Life Is about Choices (1)

When Daniel was taken prisoner to Babylon, he was quickly promoted to leadership in the king’s palace. But as a Jew he refused to ‘defile himself with the royal food and wine’. Could his choice have affected his career, or even cost him his life? Absolutely! But what we ...

Bob Gass

January 22nd, 2015

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