Acts 1-4 ‘You shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you“ (1:8). We cannot fill ourselves with the Spirit. We can only ‘be filled with the Spirit’ (Ephesians 5:18). Waiting for the Spirit, the apostles ‘devote themselves to prayer’ (1:14). They do not earn the Holy Spirit as a reward for spending much time […]Read More Journey though the New Testament: Acts
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* God’s call to worship – “Sing and shout for joy … Rejoice with all your heart …” (Zephaniah 3:14). * ” … My heart praises the Lord; my soul is glad because of God my Saviour” (Luke 1:46-47). – We are to worship God with all our heart. – We are to worship Him […]Read More God’s Call To Worship, Our Response To His Call
Lord, we sing of Jesus, Your Son. He is “the man of sorrows” (Isaiah 53:3) – but this does not make us sad. We look beyond His suffering. We see our salvation. We sing of Your salvation. With joy, we sing to You – “Hallelujah! What a Saviour!” We look at Jesus – and we […]Read More Lord, we sing of Jesus, Your Son.
Sometimes, Lord, we need to say, “The less said, the better.” We read what Job said about his ‘friends’ – “Oh that you would keep silent, and it would be your wisdom!” (Job 13:5). We feel for Job. From his ‘friends’, there was nothing but one accusation after another. What was he to do? What are we […]Read More Can we look beyond our suffering? Is there something better?
Help us, Lord, to hear Your Word, to speak Your Word, and to live Your Word. You speak to us. Are we listening? There are people who need to hear Your Word. Do we fail them? Do we keep Your Word to ourselves? the world is watching us. Are we living for You? In our hearing, […]Read More Help us, Lord, to hear Your Word, to speak Your Word, and to live Your Word.
Before the Ten Commandments, there is love (Exodus 20:2). There is more than law. . There us more than the exodus. There is Jesus, our Saviour. He does for us what the law can never do for us. He saves us. The Ten Commandments (Exodus 20:3-17) – What effect do they have on us? Read […]Read More Preaching the Word of the Lord – Exodus 20:1-21