New Creation (Youth) in Brisbane Australia
Release Yourself from Bitterness (2)
'See to it that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble.' Hebrews 12:15 NIV

 

Releasing yourself from bitterness calls for: (1) Choosing to forgive.‘Be kind and loving to each other, and forgive each other just as God forgave you in Christ.’ (Ephesians 4:32 NCV) Whether or not the per

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Release Yourself from Bitterness (1)
'Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger.' Ephesians 4:31 NIV

 

Anger is often the product of frustrated expectations. We expect something, and when we don’t get it we end up disappointed and angry. And our anger leads to a dysfunctional personal, spiritual and relational lifestyle. F

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When the Answer Isn't What You Want

'A thorn in the flesh was given to me, a messenger of Satan to buffet me.' 2 Corinthians 12:7 NKJV

Paul isn’t referring to the kind of ‘thorn’ you find on rosebushes, but a sharp, pointed stake that inflicts pain. And the word ‘buffet’ means ‘to render blow after blow after blow’. This makes his next state

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Your Answer Is--God!
'Oh, that I knew where I might find Him.' Job 23:3 NKJV

 

Job’s troubles lasted almost a year. In that year he lost his children, his money, and his health. That’s when he prayed, ‘Oh, that I knew where I might find Him.’ Notice, Job didn’t pray, ‘Oh, that I knew how to get back my chi

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Is There 'Junk' in Your Life?

'Lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares.' Hebrews 12:1 NKJV

 

Picture a big ship being worked on in dry dock. Beneath the waterline is all the ‘junk’ it has picked up during its voyages. Nobody can see it, but an experienced captain can feel it because his ship lacks the ‘oomph’ it onc

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Recognising and Walking in God's Will (5)
'I seek not to please Myself but Him who sent Me.' John 5:30 NIV

 

When the light turns green, go! If you’re in sales, it’s crucial to know when to close the deal. Beginners often lose sales by ‘overselling’. They present their product and demonstrate how it meets their client’s needs. I

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Recognising and Walking in God's Will (4)
'Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts.' Colossians 3:15 NIV

 

Don’t drive through the red light.Timing is important when you’re seeking to know God’s will. Wait until He opens the door, because ‘what He opens no one can shut, and what He shuts no one can open.’ (Revelation 3:7 NIV)

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Recognising and Walking in God's Will (3)
'This is God's will for you.' 1 Thessalonians 5:18 NIV

 

Pray that you may know God’s will.Strive to live in an attitude of prayer. ‘Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will.’ (1 Thessalonians 5:16–18 NIV) Rejoicing, praying continu

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