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Round and Round It Goes!

Round and Round It Goes!

The Bible says: ‘…Whoever sows … generously will also reap generously. Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things, at

Bob Gass

April 30th, 2015

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Withdraw in Order to Draw

Withdraw in Order to Draw

The secret to success lies in knowing what God has assigned and gifted you to do. Once you discover those two things, delegate the rest or let it go. This isn’t easy, because others will place demands on your time and energy that aren’t in line with your calling.  Work out ...

Bob Gass

April 29th, 2015

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Are You in a Storm? (2)

Are You in a Storm? (2)

Matthew records: ‘Then His disciples came to Him and awoke Him, saying, “Lord, save us! We are perishing!” But He said to them, “Why are you fearful, O you of little faith”? Then He arose and rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was a great calm. So the men marvelled, ...

Bob Gass

April 28th, 2015

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Are You in a Storm? (1)

Are You in a Storm? (1)

Matthew records, ‘Jesus got into a boat, and His followers [disciples] went with Him. A great storm arose…’ (vv. 23-24 NCV). In the Greek language the words ‘a great storm’ are one word – seismos. A seismologist studies earthquakes and a seismograph measures them. So ...

Bob Gass

April 27th, 2015

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The hammer approach!

The hammer approach!

Famous psychologist Abraham Maslow said, ‘If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.’ What he means is that some of us have strong personalities and always take the hammer approach when something gentler will do. If ...

Bob Gass

April 26th, 2015

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The God of All Comfort (2)

The God of All Comfort (2)

When you’re troubled, remember: 1) God’s comfort is real. Do you recall being sad or afraid as a child? And do you remember feeling the comfort of your mother’s presence? God’s comfort is even more real than your mother’s was then. ‘As one whom his mother comforts, so I will

Bob Gass

April 25th, 2015

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The God of All Comfort (1)

The God of All Comfort (1)

Of all the names given to God in Scripture, none is more consoling than ‘…the God of all comfort, Who comforts us in all our troubles…’ (vv. 3-4 NIV). Notice the words ‘all comfort’. That means there are no exceptions and no limitations to God’s comfort, no matter how ...

Bob Gass

April 24th, 2015

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You Can Do It!

You Can Do It!

After seeing the giants in the Promised Land, ten of Israel’s twelve spies came back and said, ‘It can’t be done.’ But the other two, Joshua and Caleb, said, ‘It can.’ But because of Israel’s unbelief, Caleb had been forced to spend forty more years wandering through the ...

Bob Gass

April 23rd, 2015

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Practise Being Unselfish (5)

Practise Being Unselfish (5)

Here are three questions people often ask themselves when you’re talking to them: 1) Do you really care about me? Dr. Calvin Miller put it like this: ‘When people listen to others speak, sometimes they’re silently thinking, “I am loneliness waiting for a friend. I am weeping

Bob Gass

April 22nd, 2015

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Practise Being Unselfish (4)

Practise Being Unselfish (4)

The people you seek to influence in life always ask themselves: Do you care about me? Think about the best experiences you’ve had with people in your own life. What do they all have in common? They genuinely cared about you, right? And what’s wonderful is, you can broaden ...

Bob Gass

April 21st, 2015

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