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What does God think about work?

What does God think about work?

Has God put us on the planet just to chill out and have a laugh – or does He have a plan for us that involves that four-letter word: WORK! Firstly, we know from today’s verse that God values humility and servant-hood, not pride and ‘gimmee gimmee’ ...

Bob Gass

February 27th, 2017

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In the flow

In the flow

Right at the beginning of our Bibles we find many clues about the original destiny God had in mind for the human race. Today’s verse is one of these clues. The Bible says, ‘A river flowed through Eden and watered the garden. From there the river branched out to ...

Bob Gass

February 26th, 2017

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Dirty Dishes

Dirty Dishes

Paul writes to his friend Titus, ‘…He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit’. He is reminding this young guy whom he calls, ‘…my true son in our common faith…’ (Titus 1:4 NIV) of what things were like

Bob Gass

February 25th, 2017

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Your reflection

Your reflection

Your Bible is a mirror that shows you what you really look like in God’s eyes: ‘Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like a man who looks at his face in a mirror and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he ...

Bob Gass

February 24th, 2017

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The Lion and the Lamb

The Lion and the Lamb

Many people live their lives in a storm of destruction and chaos. They have been hurt and so they lash out and hurt others. They wear their sins on their sleeves. Other people seem to live life in permanent sunshine and would never hurt a fly. It’s hard to imagine they

Bob Gass

February 23rd, 2017

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Put on your armor (3)

Put on your armor (3)

An important key to the effectiveness of a soldier’s armor is putting it on right so that the pieces fit together and provide maximum protection. So, how do you ‘put on the full armor of God?’ By prayer: ‘…pray at all times in the ...

Bob Gass

February 22nd, 2017

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Put on your armor (2)

Put on your armor (2)

Let’s look at the last three pieces of armor: 4) The shield of faith. Paul says that the shield of faith allows us to ‘…extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one’ (Ephesians 6:16 NAS). Do you remember in the old western movies, the battles ...

Bob Gass

February 21st, 2017

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Put on your armor (1)

Put on your armor (1)

Let’s take a look at the six pieces of God’s armor described by Paul in Ephesians 6:14-17. The first three are things we wear all the time. The last three are things we pick up as needed for the moment. Let’s check out the first three: 1) The belt of truth.

Bob Gass

February 20th, 2017

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Know your enemy – he knows you!

Know your enemy – he knows you!

The human mind is an amazing thing. In fact just the fact that we have the brains we have and that we think the way we do is a powerful argument for the existence of God – the divine designer. But our minds are often a battleground, for example temptation always begins

Bob Gass

February 19th, 2017

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Knowing you’ve been ‘called’

Knowing you’ve been ‘called’

In Acts 13 we read, ‘The congregation in Antioch was blessed with a number of prophet-preachers…One day as…they waited for guidance – the Holy Spirit spoke: “Take Barnabas and Saul and commission them for the work I have called them to ...

Bob Gass

February 18th, 2017

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