Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

THE LAP OF LUXURY

The lap of luxury: Meaning, ‘to be free from material concern and to be at ease in life.’ We often hear people comment that someone they know is living in the lap of luxury. However, followers of Jesus have a different take on what it means to free from material…
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SPEAK FOR YOURSELF

Then Agrippa said to Paul, “You are permitted to speak for yourself.” So Paul stretched out his hand and answered for himself: “I think myself happy, King Agrippa, because today I shall answer for myself before you.” Acts 26:1.   1. THINK FOR YOURSELF – HAPPY THOUGHTS In the midst of great…
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Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

EXCELLENCE AND PERFECTION

PERFECTION is attaining a preset standard. EXCELLENCE is achieving your best effort.   PERFECTION is a bench mark set by others. EXCELLENCE is the inner desire to be all you can be.   PERFECTION is applauded by those setting the bar. EXCELLENCE is appreciated by the one achieving their best….
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SECURE LEADERSHIP

Insecure Leaders – see everyone else as competition. Secure Leaders – see everyone else as complimenting. MAKE WHAT OTHERS DO A COMPLIMENT TO WHO YOU ARE.   Insecure Leaders – are always looking for hidden agendas. Secure Leaders – accept people at face value. DON’T LIVE LIFE THROUGH SMOKE SCREENS….
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SIN – DESTROYED BY JESUS

1. WE ARE BORN WITH THE SEED OF SIN WITHIN OUR SPIRIT The first Adam sinned and we as his human family inherit his iniquity.   2. EVERY TIME WE SIN WE WATER THE SEED OF SIN Sin’s weeds of wanton destruction only increase through continued sin. We empower sin by…
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Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

SITTING DUCKS

I was driving home one day following a large truck. It was a three lane road and in the right turn lane I recognised the car of a good friend patiently waiting for the lights to change. Suddenly, our lights turned red and the truck in front of me slammed his…
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FORMING YOUR FUTURE

‘No weapon formed against you shall prosper.’ Isaiah 54:17 The key part to this verse is the negative construction of a weapon. The forming of anything for a negative purpose will never flourish. In other words, if you are forming negative things in life, you can never prosper. Negative opinions. Negative words….
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Steve Penny, Feel Good Friday,

FOG BOUND

I am sitting in a very congested lounge in Sydney airport with long delays on all flights due to a thick morning fog blanketing the city. As usual, there is an air of resignation being displayed by the majority of the throng, but there are also some individuals who remonstrate…
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