New Creation (Youth) in Brisbane Australia
Living for the Right Reasons
'One's life does not consist in the abundance of the things he possesses.' Luke 12:15 NKJV

It is said that, in 1923, seven of the world's most successful men met at a Chicago hotel: the president of the largest independent steel company, the president of the largest utility company, the

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You Mustn't Quit
'I press on toward the goal for the prize.' Philippians 3:14 NIV

Paul writes: 'Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me... All of us...who are mature should take such a view of things.'

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Lavish Grace
'Forgiveness...in accordance with the riches of...grace.' Ephesians 1:7 NIV

'Peter asked, "How many times should I forgive someone who does...wrong to me? Is seven times enough?" Jesus answered: "Not...seven...but seventy-seven times!"' (Matthew 18:21-22 CEV) But we shouldn't stop

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Don't Be a Stirrer!
'Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.' Matthew 5:9 NKJV

Try to picture these two scenes. First: Christ in Heaven defending you and acting as your Advocate before God. 'If anybody does sin, we have One who speaks to the Father in our defence - Jesus

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Prepare for Challenges
'A sensible man watches for problems ahead and prepares to meet them.' Proverbs 27:12 TLB

The path to your God-given destiny will have different challenges, so you must expect them. Indeed you must prepare yourself to face them. Solomon wrote, 'A sensible man watches for problems ahead

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How Well Do You Know Jesus?
'Don't you know Me...?' John 14:9 NIV

A fascinating encounter took place between Jesus and Philip. When 'Philip said, "Lord, show us the Father..." Jesus answered: "Don't you know Me, Philip, even after I have been among you such a long time?"' (John 14:8-9 NIV) There's a lesson here for

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Temptation (3)
'...the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life' 1 John 2:16 NKJV

Temptation enters through three doors: 'The lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life.' That's how it entered the Garden of Eden. 'When the woman saw that the tree was good for

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Temptation (2)
'Each one is tempted...' James 1:14 NKJV

Notice the three areas in which Satan tempted Christ: (1) Provision. '...Command that these stones become bread.' (Matthew 4:3 NKJV) This addresses one of our greatest fears-that if we don't look out for ourselves nobody else will. So Jesus

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