Word 4U Today

Don’t Sell Out

Do you want to read this in Taglish? Click Here. ‘The Lord forbid that I should give you the inheritance of my ancestors’ 1 Kings 21:3 NIV   Integrity. As Christians, we shouldn’t ‘sell out’ to something that compromises what God really wants for us. A few of our ...

Joy Ferdiz

September 9th, 2013

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BE THE CHANGE (FOUR KINDS OF GIVING 4)

Do you want to read this in Taglish? Click here. ‘Joseph opened up the storehouses and distributed grain…’ Genesis 41:56 NLT   During Joseph’s time as ruler of Egypt, the people were starving. Crops hadn’t grown, so trading stopped and a once-wealthy nation was ...

Joy Ferdiz

September 8th, 2013

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GIVE IT ALL (FOUR KINDS OF GIVING 3)

Do you want to read this in Taglish? Click here. ‘…the disciples picked up twelve baskets’ Mark 6:43 NLT   Most of us know the story of the little lad with five loaves of bread, a couple of fish and five thousand hungry men; Jesus multiplied that simple meal and fed the

Joy Ferdiz

September 7th, 2013

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GIVE AWAY THE LITTLE (FOUR KINDS OF GIVING 2)

‘…“the jar of flour will not be used up…”’ 1 Kings 17:14 NIV   Devastating famine has swept out the land. Wiped out your livestock. Destroyed all you relied on. And then Elijah, this major prophet guy, turns up – God has sent him your way. Argh, I ...

cmo

September 6th, 2013

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DON’T TITHE? (FOUR KINDS OF GIVING 1)

Do you want to read this in Taglish? Click here. ‘Your wages disappear … in pockets filled with holes!’ Haggai 1:6 NLT   Haggai, a prophet in the Old Testament, lived at a time when the Israelites had become so obsessed with getting rich, they’d forgotten about ...

cmo

September 5th, 2013

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TELL IT LIKE IT IS

Do you want to read this in Taglish? Click here. ‘Let the redeemed of the Lord tell their story…’  Psalms 107:2 NIV   If you’ve been a Christian for more than five minutes, the chances are that speaking out, being real, telling your friends what Jesus has done for you ...

cmo

September 4th, 2013

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#PRAYFORTHEPHILS

#PRAYFORTHEPHILS

Do you want to read this in Taglish? Click here. ‘If my people … will humble themselves and pray … I will hear’ 2 Chronicles 7:14 NLT   In 1984, US President Ronald Reagan spoke at a national prayer breakfast: ‘We poison our society when we remove its theological ...

cmo

September 3rd, 2013

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POSITIVES

Do you want to read this in Taglish? Click here. ‘You are the salt of the earth…’ Matthew 5:13 NIV Positivity isn’t always funny. Not much in the world of entertainment comedy gets laughs from being relentlessly cheerful. Some humor tends to be sarcastic, with ...

cmo

September 2nd, 2013

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Sticking it Out

‘Blessed is the man who perseveres…’           James 1:12 NIV   Perseverance. A real toughy. Where do you start? Well, we’ve all been through times where going through the thick of it is a hard choice, but the right one (and if you’re doing that now, good job!) ...

cmo

September 2nd, 2013

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MY WORK HERE IS DONE

‘I have brought you glory on earth…’ John 17:4 NIV   At the end of His life Jesus was able to look back and know He was successful in bringing glory to the Father – He had finished well. Do we spend lots of time thinking about what ‘success’ is going to look like ...

cmo

August 31st, 2013

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