Serving Our Lord Jesus Christ

1 Corinthians 4:1-21 As ‘servants of Christ’, we must concern ourselves with one thing – being ‘found faithful’. This is not a matter of pleasing people – ‘it is a very small thing that I should be judged by you…’ Pleasing God – this is the most important thing (1-4). Serving Christ is not easy. […]

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Trust Christ. He’ll never fail you.

Luke 13:1-35 Jesus stresses the need for both repentance (1-5) and the fruits of repentance (6-9). God’s Word, planted in our hearts at conversion, is to bear fruit. This requires continual repentance and faith (Colossians 2:6; Galatians 3:1-5). Don’t put it off till tomorrow! Today is ‘the day of salvation’. Don’t ‘neglect’ God’s ‘great salvation’(15-16; […]

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A Circle Of Friendship, Discipleship And Apostleship

John 15:12-17 A circle of friendship, discipleship and apostleship: Jesus’ circle were first friends, then disciples and, after that, apostles. * Friendship – the foundation of discipleship and apostleship Personal – Discipleship and apostleship are not based on an impersonal contract of employment. It’s based on love. It’s about people – not numbers. They were […]

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‘How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity!’ (Psalm 133:1, 3).

God sends ‘His blessing’ when His people gather together for worship: Many people like to think of themselves as ‘believers’, yet they show no interest in worshipping together with God’s people. What does God’s Word say about this? – ‘Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let […]

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