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Luke 12:15

Luke 12:15

How easy it is for a believer to take his eyes off the spiritual to concentrate on the temporal – how easy it is to look away from heavenly things and direct our attentions to earthly pursuits. The child of God is to have an eternal perspective, and our hope of a reward laid up for us in heaven, should be a far greater incentive for us to live a life that is pleasing to the Father - than the accumulation of things that will soon pass away in this world. But too read more...

Luke 12:22

Luke 12:22

Somehow in the human psyche we quite 'like' to have a few 'worries' under our belt. Everyone seems to be worried about this and that, about relationships and redundancies, life and living, health and happiness, food and finances, the government and global issues, sleeplessness, stress, strain and supply. But the Lord Jesus in this extended dialogue to his followers cautions of the foolishness of fretting and the futility of worry, for it results in a fruitless read more...

Luke 12:27

Luke 12:27

So often we are told in scripture to consider We are called upon to consider; to contemplate; to reflect upon; to think about; to mull over and  to ponder. So often we are encouraged to consider the lilies! What could be simpler than to consider a little wayside flower that nods its head in the breezes and bends its stalk with the wind, before shedding its petals and hiding once again under its earthy bed, waiting for spring to call forth new shoots to declare read more...

Luke 12:31

Luke 12:31

In this everyday world of living, worry has become the accepted 'norm', but the truth of this verse is staggering, when once accepted and applied. Our minds should not cave in to life's problems and perplexities but should be cast upon the heavenly Man. Worry in its various guises and disguises is a sin that reflects unbelief in God's gracious promises of provision. How much more important that we should praise and thank God that we have been redeemed by the blood read more...

Luke 12:32

Luke 12:32

The Messiah was SENT by God to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. But there were other sheep in different sheep-folds for the good Shepherd to care for and so the Father also GAVE the same unique Son of His love, because He loved the world so much, that whosoever believes on His name, should not perish and be condemned, but have everlasting life and be forever free from condemnation.

The crowd that followed Jesus were only read more...