Here, we focus on three verses. * Genesis 3:9 – “Where are you?” This is the voice of love: “The Son of Man has come to seek and to save the lost” (Luke 19:10). * Genesis 3:15 – A prophecy concerning our Saviour and His mighty triumph over Satan For Christ, there was suffering. For […]Read More Preaching the Word of the Lord – Genesis 3:8-24
What are we to say about the beginning of a new ministry? We hear it said, “It’s a time of change.” What do we mean when we say this? We speak about the way we do things – “He did it his way. You do it your way.” Changing the way things are done doesn’t […]Read More Real change – people being changed by the Lord
2 Corinthians 2:12-3:18 – How do we react when things don’t seem to be going very well? We all need the encouragement of God’s Word: ‘Thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumph’ (2:14). When everything seems to be going wrong, we need to be reminded of God’s Word: ‘In all […]Read More How do we react when things don’t seem to be going very well?
What, Lord, do we do with Your Word? How do we respond to Your Word? Do we respect Your Word? Do we despise Your Word? There’s a right way and a wrong way of hearing Your Word (Proverbs 13:13). Teach us, Lord, to turn from the wrong way, and to turn to the right way […]Read More What, Lord, do we do with Your Word?
Help us, Lord, to learn from the failure of King Uzziah. He began well – “He did what was right in the eyes of the Lord … He set himself to seek God” (2 Chronicles 26:4-5). He lost his way – “When he was strong, he grew proud, and he was false to the Lord […]Read More Help us, Lord, to become better people – not bitter people!
Lord, we rejoice in Your Word of forgiveness and eternal life (1 John 1:9; 1 John 5:11-12). When our hearts grow cold and we start taking Your love and Your blessing for granted, help us to pay careful attention to the Gospel warning: “How shall we escape if we neglect such a great salvation?” (Hebrews […]Read More Lord, we rejoice in Your Word of forgiveness and eternal life …
‘Not to us, O Lord, not to us but to Your Name be the glory because of Your love and faithfulness’(Psalm 115:1). We thank You, Lord, that You love us. You love us with a faithful love, ‘an everlasting love’, a ‘love that will not let us go’. Your love ‘never comes to an end’. […]Read More We thank You, Lord, that You love us. You love us with a faithful love, ‘an everlasting love’, a ‘love that will not let us go’.