Romans 1-3 ‘I am not ashamed of the Gospel: it is the power of God for salvation to every one who has faith’ (1:16). Let us say, with Paul, ‘God forbid that I should glory save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ’ (Galatians 6:14). Let us be ‘set apart for the gospel of […]Read More Journey through the New Testament: Romans
We thank You, Lord, for Your salvation and Your victory. Help us to walk with You in salvation and victory, obeying Your command – “Clothe yourselves in humility”, heeding Your warning – “God opposes the proud”, and trusting Your promise – He “gives grace to the humble” (1 Peter 5:5).Read More We thank You, Lord, for Your salvation and Your victory.
Here are a few thoughts on leading people from where they are (much concern about social issues, many questions about life’s meaning, purpose and direction) to the place to which the Lord is leading them (faith in Jesus Christ as their Saviour). It’s often said that people no longer understand Biblical and theological language. What […]Read More Many Questions, One Answer
1:1-53 – David’s reign was coming to an end. He would be replaced by Solomon (30). No one goes on forever. Every day takes us one day closer to the day of stepping down and handing over to someone else. We must pray that the future will be ‘greater’ than the past (37,47). Some kings […]Read More 1 Kings 1-4
Galatians 3:23-5:6 ‘God has sent the Spirit of His Son into our hearts’(4:6). The Spirit is not a reward we earn by being good people. The Spirit is God’s gift (Titus 3:5). Paul connects the gift of the Spirit with Christ’s death for us and our faith in Christ(3:13-14). We do not come to God […]Read More “Spirit of the living God, fall afresh on me.”
“a tower of strength” (Psalm 61:3). In ourselves, we are weak. In the Lord, we are strong. We come to the Lord in our weakness. He gives us His strength. He is our “tower of strength.”Read More A Tower Of Strength
Jesus is tired. He rests at the well. A woman comes along … Out of this very ordinary situation comes a great opportunity to speak of spiritual truth. Jesus doesn’t barge in like a bull in a china shop. He makes an intriguing comment about “living water” (John 4:10), and, then, He waits for the […]Read More Jesus And The Woman At The Well – Learning From Jesus