Youth On Fire in Brisbane Australia
Relationship Based on Rules
'Blessed are those...who walk according to the law of the Lord.' Psalm 119:1 NIV

Psalm 119, the longest psalm in the Bible, with 176 verses, is a love song to God's law. But you'll never understand the Psalmist's enthusiasm about a moral code until you think about children playing

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Stop Condemning Yourself
'Who is he who condemns?...' Romans 8:34 NKJV

Stop being mad at yourself because you're still struggling in certain areas. When it comes to an area of your life that needs improvement, be concerned about it, but not consumed with it. You are always going to be working on something,

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The Importance of Habit (2)
'...Neither can you do good who are accustomed to doing evil.' Jeremiah 13:23 NIV

The founder of one of the world's most successful companies said, 'The individual who wants to reach the top must appreciate the might and force of habit. He must be quick to break those habits that can

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The Importance of Habit (1)
'...This has been your manner from your youth...' Jeremiah 22:21 NKJV

You will discover that successful people like Peter and John are always creatures of habit. 'Peter and John went...to the temple at the hour of prayer...' (Acts 3:1 NKJV) And this day God used them to bring healing to

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Your Doubts Don't Disqualify You
'...Do not be unbelieving, but believing.' John 20:27 NKJV

The Bible says: 'Now Thomas...one of the twelve, was not with them when Jesus came. The other disciples therefore said to him, "We have seen the Lord." So he said to them, "Unless I see in His hands...and put my finger into the

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Focus on Your Opportunities, Not Your Rights
'...Whatever is right...think about [it]...' Philippians 4:8 NIV

People and circumstances don't determine your attitude, you do! To win in life you must learn to focus on your opportunities, not your rights. Paul wrote from a prison cell, 'Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever

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Dictator, Doormat or Diplomat? (3)
'Train up a child in the way he should go...' Proverbs 22:6 AMP

The 'coach/trainer' style: These parents provide direction by teaching and example, modelling respect, responsibility, safety, trust and maturity in how they treat the child. They are 'in charge', yet always preparing the

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Dictator, Doormat or Diplomat? (2)
'...His father...had never disciplined him at any time...' 1 Kings 1:6 NLT

The permissive style: This parent typically has few rigid rules, and explains to the child their standards and decisions. The child's opinions and ideas are heard and included in decision-making. Reason is used

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