“Adam named his wife Eve, because she would become the mother of all the living.” Genesis 3:20 (NIV) Meditation God created the first man. And then the first woman came from that man. But every man and woman since has come from a woman – a mother. What a special honour! On this Mother’s Day what…

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“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” Matthew 6:21 (NIV) Meditation Think about your last month’s expenditures. What does your spending say about your priorities – are they needs or wants? Is there evidence of generosity? Do you want to change your priorities and have a greater God-ward focus? Put your money…

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“No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.” Luke 16:13 (NIV) Meditation Money is a terrible master but a good servant. It has great power and influence and can…

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“Be still before the  Lord and wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes.” Psalm 37:7 (NIV) Meditation Nothing feels worse than being mistreated. Wisdom, however, begins by learning to deal with negative emotions by bringing these thoughts and feelings to the Lord.…

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“A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” Proverbs 15:1 (NIV) Meditation What is the most effective way to speak during a disagreement or argument? A wise person will be cool-headed and respond with gentleness, but a hot-headed person will lash out. How do you respond in a disagreement? How…

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“The wise in heart accept commands, but a chattering fool comes to ruin.” Proverbs 10:8 (NIV) Meditation When we understand and obey the Lord’s commands, wisdom brings blessings. When we fail to follow His ways, disobedience will lead us toward destruction. Do you know the Lord’s commands? Have you spent time in His Word? Have you…

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“Whoever is wise, let him attend to these things; let them consider the steadfast love of the Lord.” Psalm 107:43 (NIV) Meditation A skillful life is learned by studying the acts of the Lord and how He deals with His people in tender ways. Whether in times of trial or triumph, wisdom sees how God…

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“He made the storm be still, and the waves of the sea were hushed.” Psalm 107:29 (NIV) Meditation Sailors often encounter storms that threaten their life. Knowing how helpless they are, the psalmist says they cry out to the Lord to be delivered and He answers by calming the waters. What storms are you facing?…

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“I have strayed like a lost sheep. Seek your servant, for I have not forgotten your commands.” Psalm 119:176 (NIV) Meditation The first step in returning to the Lord is admitting that you have strayed. When a person does so, God reminds them of His Word and comes seeking. When did God come seeking for…

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