Tag archive: responsibility

Passing The Buck

Passing The Buck

Instead of her workmate admitting his mistake, he blamed my friend Luke 23:1-7 Reference: When he learned that Jesus was under Herod’s jurisdiction, he sent him to Herod, who was also in Jerusalem at that time. (Luke 23:7 NIV) Application: A friend of mine is just a couple of months into a new job. While…

Spending Pocket Money

Spending Pocket Money

If they find a 5 cent piece on the ground they feel like they’ve won the jackpot! Luke 19:11-27 Reference: “ ‘Sir,’ they said, ‘he already has ten!’ (‭Luke‬ ‭19‬:‭25‬ NIV) Explore: We have just started giving our boys pocket money on the weekend. It’s funny to see how precious each coin is to them….

Who’s To Blame

Who's To Blame

They’re more than happy to throw their brother under the bus when something has gone wrong. Psalm 80:1-18 Reference: You have made us an object of derision to our neighbors, and our enemies mock us. (‭Psalm‬ ‭80‬:‭6‬ NIV) Explore: My boys still haven’t learned the importance of taking responsibility for their own actions. At six…

I Don’t Want To Grow Up

I Don't Want To Grow Up

When my husband and I high five each other because we got to bed before 10pm, that’s when I realise I’m a grown up. Psalm 61:1-8 Reference: From the ends of the earth I call to you, I call as my heart grows faint; lead me to the rock that is higher than I. (Psalm 61:2…

It’s Not All About The Final Result

It's Not All About The Final Result

Some people find it very easy to off-load their responsibilities. Ezekiel 44:1-31 Reference: Instead of carrying out your duty in regard to my holy things, you put others in charge of my sanctuary. (Ezekiel 44:8 NIV) Explore: Group work, at high school, was the worst! Whether you got to choose your own group or you…