Monthly archive for May 2012

Believing impossible

Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but not with God; all things are possible with God.”

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Following men or God?

But I, brothers, could not address you as spiritual people, but as people of the flesh, as infants in Christ. I fed you with milk, not solid food, for you were not ready for it. And even now you are not yet ready, for you are still of the flesh. For while there is jealousy and strife among you, are you not of the flesh and behaving only in a human way? For when one says, “I follow Paul,” and another, “I follow Apollos,” are you not being merely human? What then is Apollos? What is Paul? Servants through whom

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Chasing after riches…

Do not wear yourself out to become rich; be wise enough to restrain yourself. (Proverbs 23:4) There is a tingling, a glint of the eye, maybe if I just did this, if I just worked harder, if I trained as this, or that….maybe. The desire to be rich has led many people into error and caused them to stumble. Paul reminds Timothy But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation, into a snare, into many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction. For the love of money is a root of all kinds of

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The Spirit helps us in our weakness

Sometimes we don’t recognise our weakness. The first place to come to is to realise that we are weak. The second is to realise that we need help. The world tells us we can do all things in our own strength, that anything is possible, that we can overcome with mans strength. The bible tells us we can do all things through Christ who strengthens us. There is a battle between the thinking of the world and the mind of God. As a believer, our minds are being renewed, turned from the earthly thinking, the futile thinking that we lived

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