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Word For The Week – 22/05/2016

Do not be quick with your mouth, do not be hasty in your heart to utter anything before God. God is in heaven and you are on earth, so let your words be few. Ecclesiastes 5:2   Thoughts on Today’s Verse Even in our sound-bite world, far too many words are spoken in pledge to…

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Word for The Week 22nd September

‘The man of integrity walks securely, but he who takes crooked paths will be found out’ Proverbs 10:9 (NIV 1984) ‘”It’s no good, it’s no good!” says the buyer; then off he goes and boasts about his purchase’ Proverbs 20:14 (NIV 1984) Certain areas of our professional life have unwritten rules about the way we…

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Word for Week 18th August

  “Simon Peter said to him, “Lord, where are you going?” Jesus answered him, “Where I am going you cannot follow me now, but you will follow afterward.”  Peter said to him, “Lord, why can I not follow you now? I will lay down my life for you.” Jesus answered, “Will you lay down your…

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Word for the week 19th May

Peter Brown (Ballymoney) Submission to the Authorities “Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. Consequently, he who rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will…

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Word for the Week 17th February 2014

by Michael Hawthorne “The tongue of the wise adorns knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly” Proverbs 15:2 (NIV) Words are a lawyer’s tool, spoken or written. They pour out in a ceaseless stream. Not all will have the same value. We need to weigh our words, to think before we speak. Once uttered they cannot be recalled….

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Word for the Week 27th January

Mhairi Hamilton (Ashford) “The LORD descended in the cloud and stood with Moses, and proclaimed the name of the LORD. The Lord passed before him and proclaimed, “The LORD, the LORD, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness, keeping steadfast love for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but who…

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Word for the Week 13th January

by Tom Cordrey   “Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without cost.” Isaiah 55:1 (NIV)    You may have noticed the annual explosion of advertisements for weight-loss plans, health foods and exercise paraphernalia over…

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Word for the Week 6th January

By Andrew Myers “Slaves, obey your earthly masters in everything; and do it, not only when their eye is on you and to win their favour, but with sincerity of heart and reverence for the Lord.” Colossians 3:22 (NIV, 1984) We’ve all done it. An early start or a late finish in the office is…

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Word for the Week 9th December

The Hon Mr Justice Jeremy Cooke   “Be patient then, brothers, until the Lord’s coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop and how patient he is for the autumn and spring rain. You too be patient and stand firm, because the Lord’s coming is near. Do not grumble against each…

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Word for The Week 2nd December

Caroline Eade “But you did not honour the God who holds in his hand your life and all your ways” Daniel 5:23(NIV 2011)   In our professional lives, it can often feel as if we are at the beck and call of others – of clients, who demand we turn a document around “by the morning”, or…