New Creation (Youth) in Brisbane Australia
Are You a 'Stephen'? (1)
'...And they chose Stephen...' Acts 6:5 NKJV

The New Testament church grew so fast that the administrative aspect of it became overwhelming. The apostles weren't getting enough time to pray and study the Scriptures, so they picked seven men to handle the business side of things. Stephen

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When You Fall
'...Simon, Satan has asked to have you, to sift you like wheat...' Luke 22:31 TLB

Out of all Christ's disciples, Peter was the one who believed that failure couldn't happen to him. But it did, and in a big way. Jesus told him, '...Satan has asked to have you, to sift you like wheat, but I

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We All Need Sympathy and Support
'A despairing man should have the devotion of his friends.' Job 6:14 NIV

In the summer of 1989, Mark Wellman, a paraplegic, gained national recognition by climbing the towering granite face of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. On the seventh and final day of his climb, a headline in T

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Like Water off a Duck's Back
'...If you suffer for doing good...this is commendable...' 1 Peter 2:20 NIVHave you ever watched water run off a duck's back? That's how you should treat unkind comments. 'But they hurt my feelings,' you say. Stop and think about that: if they are really your feelings, others have no control over them, other than what you give them. The truth is,...
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The Importance of Fellowship
'...You are members of God's family.' Ephesians 2:19 NLT

Nathaniel Hawthorne said, 'No man, for any period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which is the true one.' We like to wear masks in public, yet, only as we open up

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The Law of Love (2)
'Above all, clothe yourselves with love...' Colossians 3:14 NLT

God's love is the most powerful force the world has ever seen. And as a follower of Christ, it is up to you to carry the torch and keep it burning. The Bible says, '...Clothe yourselves with tender-hearted mercy, kindness,

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The Law of Love (1)
'A new command I give you: Love one another.' John 13:34 NIV

A newspaper told the story of a boy with cancer who was going through chemotherapy and losing his hair. To show their love and support, his classmates all shaved their heads so he wouldn't be embarrassed about returning to

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The Danger of Pursuing Power
'...The humble...retain honour.' Proverbs 29:23 NKJV

The first lie Satan told Adam and Eve was a direct appeal to the ego in all of us: '...You will be like God...' (Genesis 3:5 NRS) The crafty old serpent pulled back the curtain to Heaven's throne room and gave our first parents a glimpse

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