God's word in today's world


Worried? God never lets go!

Philippians 4:1-9 Wow, we’ve spent some time discussing worrying and God, but there’s more. This is good, because I think most of us, if not all of us, are flattened by worrying now and then. We do not succeed in sidestepping the stress that the world throws at us. We have to get to the […]

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Worrying steals energy

It’s Monday morning. I wake long before 5 o’clock. My stomach is churning and I worry about the three months ahead. I have so many irons in the fire. I’m afraid that things won’t work out as we had planned. I’m worried that the finances aren’t going to work out. I’m afraid of failing. Have […]

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Doors opening and closing

Philippians 4:1-9 Gerrie wrote anxiously: What do you do facing this mountain of debt of the relatively new business, comprising all your dreams (and money)? I hang on, stand on hope, believe that everything will improve, that my breakthrough will come, but then reality hits me with the arrival of the legal demands. I get […]

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How to deal with worries

Philippians 4:1-9 Three o’ clock I wake up from the dogs barking and get up, but before I start my devotions my eye catches the date – it’s the day on which the debit orders are paid. My heart drops. I open the expenditure spreadsheet to see how much should be in which account so […]

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