Date archive: December 2008

Tough Love

To earn the right to challenge someone else's decision you need to have a pretty good relationship with them or be pretty convinced that they are heading in the wrong direction. 2 Corinthians 10.1-18 Reference:  v.9  I do not want to seem to be trying to frighten you with my letters. (NIV Bible) Explore:  …

Over And Above

Whether the situation that arises tugs at my heart or Cam's we will end up having a fairly similar discussion… 2 Corinthians 9.6-15 Reference:  v. 7  Each man should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. (NIV Bible)   Explore:  Cam…

Your Name Precedes You

It's sometimes quite disconcerting when you are introduced to an apparent stranger and they come back with, 'Oh, Linda Bailey, I've heard about you.' 2 Corinthians 8.16-9.5 Reference:  v.18  And we are sending along with him the brother who is praised by all the churches for his service to the gospel. (NIV Bible)   Explore: …

Global Financial Crisis

Seeing that most people reading this blog are not financially connected to me in any way, let me be frank. 2 Corinthians 8.1-15 Reference:  v.7  But just as you excel in everything – in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in complete earnestness and in your love for us – see that you also excel in…

Christmas Day

For to us a child is born, to us a son is give, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. (Isaiah 9.6-7, NIV Bible) Today we celebrate the birth of our Saviour. While this marvellous event occured over 2000 years…

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