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ख्रीष्टिय विश्वास, जीवन र जीवनशैली

[ 2 ] April 13, 2015 |
ख्रीष्टिय विश्वास, जीवन र जीवनशैली

संसारमा मानिसले धेरै धर्म, विश्वास र सिद्धान्तहरु अप्नाइराखेका छन्। सबैले आफु विश्वास गरेको वा मानेको यी कुराहरुले आफैलाई जीवनमा केही न केही फाइदा गर्छ र मरे पछिको जीवनलाई सहज बनाउ आश्वस्त रहने प्रयास गर्छन्। यो कुनै ऐतिहासिक वा युक्तिसहज आधारमा मान्यतान र परम्पराहरुको आधारमा गरेको हुन्छ। यस्ता कुराहरुलाई स्थापित गर्न र मान्य बनाउन विभिन्न विधीविधानहरु, […]

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101. Servant leadership

[ 0 ] November 18, 2011 |
101. Servant leadership

 Servant leadership   Written by Isabel Carter How can we follow the example of Jesus in serving others? Why can this be particularly difficult to do in leadership roles? Read John 13:1-17 – which describes the example of leadership that Jesus provides. ?What model of leadership does Jesus show here? ?How would we feel if […]

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100 Developing leadership skills

[ 0 ] November 11, 2011 |
100 Developing leadership skills

Leadership Written by Isabel Carter Developing leadership skills Read Mark 6:7-13 Discuss how Jesus equipped the disciples before sending them out. ?Did the disciples understand who Jesus really was when they were first sent out? How well did they know him? ?How did Jesus prepare them for this work? ?What resources did they need? ?Why […]

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99. Servants of the King

[ 0 ] November 4, 2011 |
99. Servants of the King

Servants of the King Written by Tulo Raistrick, Dewi Hughes Read Matthew 20:20-28 Each of us needs to develop humility and servanthood in our Christian lives. We need to be witnesses by what we do – not just by what we say – even if those around us act differently. ?Why do you think James, […]

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98 Christian leaders

[ 0 ] October 28, 2011 |
98 Christian leaders

Leadership Written by Isabel Carter Christian leaders Read 1 Peter 5:1-4     ?List the characteristics of good leaders mentioned in this passage. Read 1 Timothy 3:1-13     Here Paul talks about the qualities required in church leaders. ?Make a list of the qualities that Paul mentions here. Are these qualities that all Christians […]

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97. God’s choice of leaders

[ 0 ] October 21, 2011 |
97. God’s choice of leaders

God’s choice of leaders Written by Rose Robinson Read Exodus 3:11, Judges 6:15, 1 Samuel 9:21, 1 Kings 3:7 and Jeremiah 1:6 ?What sort of people is God choosing for leadership roles here? ?What are their attitudes? ?What model of leadership does Jesus show us in John 13:3-5? ?What does God say he looks at […]

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96. Qualities of church leaders

[ 0 ] October 14, 2011 |
96. Qualities of church leaders

Leadership Written by Rose Robinson Qualities of church leaders Read 1 Timothy 3:1-10     This passage describes the qualities Paul considered important for leaders in the church. ?What does Paul say about the person who sets their heart on being an overseer (verse 1)? ?Which of the qualities listed for overseers and deacons (verses […]

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95 Support for leaders

[ 0 ] October 7, 2011 |
95 Support for leaders

Leadership Written by Rose Robinson  Support for leaders Discuss what help leaders may need to fulfil their role effectively? The following may give you some ideas: ?God’s help (Exodus 3:11-12; Judges 6:15-16) ?Help from others (Exodus 4:10-16; Exodus 17:12; Acts 6:1-7) ?Prayer (Acts 6:6; 13:3; 1 Thessalonians 5:25) ?Resources and workers (Exodus 36:2-3; Nehemiah 4:6) […]

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94 Sharing our resources

[ 0 ] September 30, 2011 |
94 Sharing our resources

 Sharing our resources Read Acts 4:32-37 Written by Rose Robinson This passage describes a very successful ‘cooperative’. Verse 34 tells us, ‘There were no needy people among them.’ ?What helps it to work? ?What were the believers sharing? ?What were the consequences of their behaviour? The group is united by a common vision and their […]

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93. Working together

[ 0 ] September 23, 2011 |
93. Working together

Working together Written by Rose Robinson Read Exodus 17:11-13 These verses give examples of what can be achieved if we work together as a team. ?What would have happened in this situation without cooperation? ?Can we think of any similar situations in the present day? Read Judges 20:11 (If you have time, read the whole […]

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92 One in heart and mind

[ 0 ] September 16, 2011 |
92 One in heart and mind

One in heart and mind Written by Rose Robinson Read Philippians 2:1-4 Is there someone in our lives who has treated us in a way that has been a great encouragement, comfort or support to us? Such people help us to realise the value of unity and love. Paul tells the Philippian church to be […]

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91. Valuing each other’s gifts

[ 0 ] September 9, 2011 |
91. Valuing each other’s gifts

  Valuing each other’s gifts Written by Rose Robinson Read 1 Corinthians 3:1-15   ?What problem is there in this church? ?What does Paul suggest is the proper attitude to different workers? Only God can make things grow and can make our work prosper (Psalm 127:1). He wants us to be his ‘fellowworkers’, each achieving […]

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90 One body with many parts

[ 0 ] September 2, 2011 |
90 One body with many parts

 One body with many parts Written by Rose Robinson Read 1 Corinthians 12:12-26 and Romans 12:3-8 There is much we can learn from these passages about how group works together. In any group there are a variety of people, but they form one body and, as such, have a commitment to, or belong to, one […]

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89 Unity in Christ

[ 0 ] August 26, 2011 |
89 Unity in Christ

Unity in Christ   Written by Rachel Blackman Read Romans 10:12-13 ?What do these verses tell us about God’s attitude towards different groups? Read Ephesians 2:11-22     This passage emphasises that all people can have equal access to God. His peace affects our relationships with other people. The Jewish people took pride in their […]

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88.Showing grace to our enemies

[ 0 ] August 19, 2011 |
88.Showing grace to our enemies

Written by Rachel Blackman Showing grace to our enemies   It is often hard to show compassion to people we do not know or find difficult. It is even harder when we are hated or threatened by those we are able to help. The Bible’s teaching on how to approach our enemies is quite clear. […]

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87 The ministry of Dorcas

[ 0 ] August 12, 2011 |
87 The ministry of Dorcas

Written by Mary Kanene The ministry of Dorcas In this Bible study, we look at the value of one particular woman in God’s service – Dorcas. Read Acts 9:36-39     Dorcas had a great love for the Lord. She spent time in prayer and studying the Bible. From her love of God came this […]

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86 Disabilities: knowing our true value

[ 0 ] August 5, 2011 |
86 Disabilities: knowing our true value

Written by Alan Robinson  Disabilities: knowing our true value Sadly, society often overlooks the worth that God has given people with disabilities. In our plans and work, we often ignore the huge contribution that such people can make. Read Ephesians 2:10 and 1 Corinthians 12:7   We have all been made in the image of […]

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85 The Good Samaritan

[ 0 ] July 31, 2011 |
85 The Good Samaritan

Loving our neighbour Written by Rachel Blackman The Good Samaritan Many times in the Bible we are called to love our neighbour. As this study shows, our neighbour is not just the person who lives next door to us – and may not even be from the same country. Read Leviticus 19:18, Matthew 19:19, Mark […]

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84. Each of us is special to God

[ 0 ] June 24, 2011 |
84. Each of us is special to God

Love Our Neighbours Written by Isabel Carter Each of us is special to God Many people feel they are failures. They may have failed to progress with their education; they may struggle to maintain their families; they may lack confidence because they lack outside knowledge. When others ask for their opinions, they may feel they […]

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83. The wisdom of old and young

[ 0 ] June 17, 2011 |
83. The wisdom of old and young

Written by Tim Oakley The wisdom of old and young As we grow older, some of our activities may stop but new opportunities of love and living may also open up. Whatever our age, God is there for us, and always will be. Read Isaiah 46:3-4   At a time of crisis, God reminds the […]

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