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It’s Friday, the end of the working week, the weekends nearly here. So I thought I’d help you end your week well because the Bible says that we are to work for the Lord with all our heart! Nehemiah 4:6 (NIV) 6 So we rebuilt the wall till all of it reached half its height, […]

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Psalm 111 1 Praise the Lord. I will extol the Lord with all my heart in the council of the upright and in the assembly. Psalm 138 1 I will praise you, Lord, with all my heart; before the “gods” I will sing your praise. We’re to praise with all our heart! Praise should be […]

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Doing things with all our heart is a challenge, but we see throughout scripture God wants our everything, not our leftovers. The Bible tells us that we should OBEY God with our whole heart. Psalm 119:34New International Version (NIV) 34 Give me understanding, so that I may keep your law and obey it with all […]

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Yesterday we saw how the Bible encourages us to love God with all our hearts. That’s our starting point, but the scriptures also extend this picture of wholeheartedness to other areas of our live of faith. Today we’re looking at trust. Proverbs 3:5-6New International Version (NIV) 5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart […]

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In the past week there has been a recurring theme in the conversations I’ve been having with people, both groups and individuals. The young people have come back from Cultivate with a renewed passion for Jesus and his truth. In the worship team we’ve been talking about being wholehearted. In conversations with individuals the question […]

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Saturday 26 August 2017 1 Kings 1:5 Now Adonijah, whose mother was Haggith, put himself forward and said, ‘I will be king.’ So he got chariots and horses ready, with fifty men to run ahead of him. At this point, David was still alive, but he had not given permission for Adonijah to be the […]

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Friday 25 August 2017 David was nearing the end of his life and he decided to take a census of his army. We may think that this is no big deal, but it reveals that pride had crept into his heart. David may have wanted to see how big his army was so that he […]

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Thursday 24 August 2017 2 Samuel 16:1-4 When David had gone a short distance beyond the summit, there was Ziba, the steward of Mephibosheth, waiting to meet him. He had a string of donkeys saddled and loaded with two hundred loaves of bread, a hundred cakes of raisins, a hundred cakes of figs and a […]

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Wednesday 23 August 2017 2 Samuel 12:13-14 Then David said to Nathan, ‘I have sinned against the Lord.’ Nathan replied, ‘The Lord has taken away your sin. You are not going to die. But because by doing this you have shown utter contempt for the Lord, the son born to you will die.’ At the […]

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Tuesday 22 August 2017 2 Samuel 7:11b-16 ‘“The Lord declares to you that the Lord himself will establish a house for you: when your days are over and you rest with your ancestors, I will raise up your offspring to succeed you, your own flesh and blood, and I will establish his kingdom. He is […]