Minute from a Minister


11
Aug 2019

I don’t know if this is a guy thing or just me, but I have found it hard when my wife is struggling with life. Let me explain, when I say hard, I mean, I don’t know what to say or how to help. You see, I just want to fix things for her. Solve all her problems. But, get this, I can’t. I can’t fix all her problems. Why? Because, I am not God. So, how do I help her when she is feeling empty, sad, at a loss with everything?......

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05
Aug 2019

I have recently read Proverbs. It is full of common sense, excellent advice and wonderful wisdom. So, after reading it and reflecting on my own life, I quickly realised I needed to read it again. I really want the wise life that God talks about, that he offers to all who would seek it. This time though I would read it with help. I found a good devotion by the “Bible Project” on ‘YouVersion’ and invited my home group to read through Proverbs with me. It helped that we were going through......

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28
Jul 2019

Do you have a theology that simply tells you that God is good to you, or do you have a theology that tells you that God is good for you? Cultural Christianity limits its message to the former, yet biblical Christianity embraces both. Over and over again, Scripture tells us that God is good to His people. In Psalm 145:9, the psalmist reminds us of the just and good acts of God when he says, “The LORD is good to all, and His mercy is over all that he has made.” James highlights that God is......

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21
Jul 2019

It’s usually this time of the year when I hope to be in a position to consider something. And what is this time of the year? Well it is tax time, and so I hope to be getting a tax refund – and I stress the word ‘hope’! Well by the time I write this, I should know whether I owe the Australian Taxation Office some money, or they owe me, as I should have done my Tax Return by now – yes, I like to get in early, and that’s because......

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