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Meet 'Vision Christian Media' - the new name for UCB Australia.

We're simplifying things to make it easier to share the truth and hope of God’s word with more people. Our dream of Christian media for every Australian does not change, nor does our commitment to sharing the truth and hope of God's word across Australia.

The Middle East is a crucible for conflict

In recent times things have escalated with ripples being felt even in Australia. Is what we are seeing foretold in the pages of scripture? Dr Kameel Majdali is the Director of Teach All Nations. His insights will help you understand what’s happening in the world today and why. Like the ‘sons of Issachar,’

...on Laif 98.3FM

In canoes, jungle huts and houses overhanging the river, the 'sounds of truth and life for Kapuna' are bringing big smiles to all the locals of the Gulf Province of PNG. Laif FM 98.3 Kapuna is a a tiny radio station in a backpack: the music and teaching is prerecorded and loaded up to provide a few

Enjoying The Word for Today?

When you're looking for more spiritual refreshment like the encouraging messages of The Word for Today, check out some of the 30+ books authored by Bob Gass. He and his wife Debby are best known for this uplifting daily devotional but he has also produced many other books, DVDs and CDs

The latest edition of The Word for Today...

...is on its way with another three months of refreshing encouragement and challenge from Bob and Debby Gass to charge up your day by focusing on the Lord of each day. We usually run out of copies of each edition very quickly each quarter. If you've recently changed your address, please let us know

...during the trip of a lifetime!

Journey with UCB to Israel this October for the Isaiah 62 tour: His Land, His People. Feel the heartbeat of the land where Jesus changed the course of history - where He was born and lived, and died, and rose again. Join the pilgrimage hosted by Ian and
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The Word for Today

Don't Go by Your Feelings

'...you will be able to discern what is best...' Philippians 1:10 NIV

God gave you feelings, and you should never be ashamed of them. They can alert you to danger and give you insight into various situations. God actually uses our feelings to draw us closer to Him and highlight areas in our lives that need to be submitted to His Holy Spirit. But feelings are subjective; you can’t always trust them. Jon Walker says: ‘When old feelings creep back in we feel fearful, ashamed, hopeless, not good enough, unlovable, victimised, helpless and resentful… An event can trigger these reactions…ending a relationship, stress, problems at work and at home, times of change or illness…and sometimes these feelings return for no reason.’ So you must test your feelings, otherwise you’ll end up allowing ‘…your feelings [to] get out of control.’ (Colossians 3:5 NIV) It can be disastrous to act on what you see, hear and feel. Instead of reacting to feelings, you must learn to act on what God’s Word says. That’s the gold standard, and it never changes! For instance, even if you feel like you can walk on water, you can only do it if God has called you to step out of the boat. Paul says, ‘…my prayer [is] that [you]…abound…in knowledge and…insight…that you may be able to discern what is best…’ (Philippians 1:9–10 NIV) Bottom line: don’t rely on your feelings, rely on the knowledge and truth of God’s Word. You may feel worthless, but God says, ‘…You are precious to Me …I love you.’ (Isaiah 43:4 NLT) You may feel like a failure, but God says, ‘There is…no condemnation for those…in Christ.’ (Romans 8:1 NIV)

SoulFood: Ezek 37:1-14, Matt 27:50-53, 1 Thess 4:13-18

The Word for Today is authored by Bob and Debby Gass and published under licence from UCB International Copyright 2015
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