Daily Devotions

It Doesn’t End At The Beginning

It Doesn't End At The Beginning

Compassion works towards turning that bleak future into a bright light of purpose and fulfilment Acts 8:1-8 Reference: And Saul approved of their killing him. On that day a great persecution broke out against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria. (Acts 8:1 NIV) Explore: I have…

Bad Things Happen To Good People

Bad Things Happen To Good People

You don’t have to look far to see that our world has fallen short from its original creation. Acts 7:1-60 Reference: Then he fell on his knees and cried out, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” When he had said this, he fell asleep. (Acts 7:60 NIV) Explore: A friend of mine is…

The Scale of Positivity

The Scale of Positivity

There was a period of time in the evening when I was feeling so negative about everything I had to do, that even my husband asked if I was ok! Psalm 144:1-15 Reference: Praise be to the Lord my Rock, who trains my hands for war, my fingers for battle. (Psalm 144:1 NIV) Explore: The other day…

Cancel Out The Calories

Cancel Out The Calories

The most common request that made her laugh was when it came to iced coffees. Acts 6:8-15 Reference: They produced false witnesses, who testified, “This fellow never stops speaking against this holy place and against the law. (Acts 6:13 NIV Bible) Explore: I was recently chatting to a café waitress who was serving our table. We got…

My Chef Husband

My Chef Husband

I must admit that, when I watch him in the kitchen, I get all flustered as he does not prepare and cook things the way I would do it. Acts 6:1-7 Reference: Brothers and sisters, choose seven men from among you who are known to be full of the Spirit and wisdom. We will turn this…

Fighting A Losing Battle

Fighting A Losing Battle

The competitor was confident and even a little cocky when he saw his challenger Acts 5:33-42 Reference: But if it is from God, you will not be able to stop these men; you will only find yourselves fighting against God.” (Acts 5:39 NIV) Explore: Due to my stubborn Dutch heritage, I’m not one to give…

Apple vs Chocolate

Apple vs Chocolate

While they are in different aisles, it is easy for me to walk up to either shelf and choose the item of my desire. Acts 5:17-32 Reference: Peter and the other apostles replied: “We must obey God rather than human beings! (Acts 5:29 NIV) Explore: When I go to the supermarket it is just as…

What’s In Your Shadow?

What's In Your Shadow?

I was surprised to hear that I was still highly regarded Acts 5:12-16 Reference: As a result, people brought the sick into the streets and laid them on beds and mats so that at least Peter’s shadow might fall on some of them as he passed by. (Acts 5:15 NIV) Explore: I was recently talking…

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