Posts by Kate Mkandawire

GOD MADE ME TO BE PATIENT

Patience is REALLY hard! But God tells us we need to learn it! We need time to just be – to learn to slow down and to wait. Waiting is valuable – it produces perseverance and trust in God. Also, when you are waiting, you learn things about yourself. Abraham waited many years for a…

god made me to be kind

Kindness is a fruit of the spirit, something we should expect, as Christians, to be cultivating. Being kind to people is something that requires effort on our part, it is more than NOT being unkind, it is a reaching out and saying or doing something positive to help another person. Ephesians4:32 32 Be kind and compassionate…

God made me to bring peace

Peace. It is the third fruit of the spirit, and should be something that marks us out as different to other people. Peace in the biblical sense of the word is more than a dreamy feeling. Peace means feeling calm inside while you deal with the things that are going on around you. Peace means…

God made me to have joy

The second fruit of the spirit is joy. Paul lists it before peace in his list of the fruits of the spirit: joy is central to Christian life. The first response to Jesus is pure joy. Joy because your sins have been forgiven, joy because of the Holy Spirit taking residence in your heart. When…

God made me to love

“The greatest of these is love.” (1 Corinthians 13:13) What is love? Love is what defines Christians. Other people will know that we are Christians when they see the way thatwe love one another. We love because he first loved us (1 John 4:19). This lesson explores what it means to love God and love…

Old Testament CHARATERS: ISAIAH

Old Testament Bible Characters Isaiah The aim of this session is to: see how Isaiah saw and heard from God and wanted others to know his message. Verses: 2 Kings 19-20, Isaiah (particularly chapters 6, 9 & 11) Learn With What You Have Lesson focus: God in His amazing wonder has called and equipped us…