‘Praise be to the Lord my Rock, who trains my hands for war, my fingers for battle’(Psalm 144:1). Lord, You are ‘the One who gives victory’ to Your people (Psalm 144:10). What a great God You are! You are ‘our loving God, our Fortress, our Stronghold, our Deliverer, our Shield’ (Psalm 144:2). What great blessing […]Read More ‘Praise be to the Lord my Rock, who trains my hands for war, my fingers for battle’(Psalm 144:1).
“We would see Jesus” (John 12:21). The word, “see”, can be used in different ways. * Being able to see, physically Some can see. Some are blind. If we have poor eyesight, we need spectacles. To see Jesus, we need the spectacles of Scripture. We need two lenses – the Old Testament which points forward […]Read More “We would see Jesus” (John 12:21).
“Therefore, say to the Israelites: ‘I am the Lord, and I will bring you out from under the yoke of the Egyptians. I will free you from being slaves to them, and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and with mighty acts of judgment. I will take you as my own people, and I […]Read More Moving Out Of The Land Of Bondage And On To The Promised Land
Our concern is not so much with Abraham. Our chief focus of attention is on “the God of Abraham.” The story of Abraham is both the story of Abraham and the story of God’s grace and power. We see the grace of God, revealed in the promises of God. We see the power of God, […]Read More Opening up God’s Word: Genesis 12:1-3 (related reading – Hebrews 6:13-20)
Lord, Your Word gives us a much-needed warning: “Don’t let the world squeeze you into its mould” (Romans 12:2). You’re challenging us. You’re asking us a very disturbing question – “Are you becoming more like the world or more like the Lord?” This is not only a disturbing question. It’s a life-changing question. Answering this […]Read More Lord, Your Word gives us a much-needed warning: “Don’t let the world squeeze you into its mould.”
“No one can ever buy back another person or pay God a ransom for his life” (Psalm 49:7). What no-one else could ever do for us, God has done for us – “… the Son of Man came … to give His life as a ransom for many people” (Mark 10:45). “God forbid that I should […]Read More What no-one else could ever do for us, God has done for us.