Archive for June, 2011

NLT Study Bible

June 29th, 2011

Over the last few years I have started to use the New Living Translation (NLT) version of the Bible more and more. I just like that it is easy to read, understand and apply to my life. Recently I have purchased a NLT Life Application Study Bible. I wanted it so I could do the […]

The promptings of God

June 28th, 2011

I never cease to be amazed at the way God works in our lives. He guides us and leads us and helps us throughout the day. Recently I was at a loose end with some time to spare, so I thought I would go out the back and mow the lawn. Just as I got […]

Repentance and help from others

June 27th, 2011

I have been thinking a lot about repentance lately. It was initially started by an assignment for college, but the reflection has lingered on for a few weeks. The Doctrine of Repentance refers to the attitude of having godly sorrow for personal sin and the turning away from it towards a new life. In the […]

Simple Bible wisdom

June 24th, 2011

I was reading the Bible book of Proverbs this morning. As it is the 24th I was reading chapter 24. When I came to verse 27 it caused me to stop and reflect. It says… “Do your planning and prepare your fields before building your house”. (Proverbs 24.27 NLT) As I reflected on this simple verse […]

Finding time to pray

June 23rd, 2011

This email arrived in my inbox today. It is a short and simple thought from the NLT Life Application Daily Devotion. It was also quite timely as we are learning about prayer at our Wednesday night prayer group. Enjoy! “Before daybreak the next morning, Jesus got up and went out to an isolated place to […]