This is an updated post. I’ve added notes on Luke 11:32; 13:34-35 and 14:1-11, Ephesians 4:5-6 and 1 Peter 1:4-5. MATTHEW When the tempter comes, we must stand on God’s Word: ‘every Word that comes from…God’ (Matthew 4: 4). ________________________________ From religion to revival Standing upon divine revelation – “Man shall not live on bread […]Read More Meditating On God’s Word: New Testament
Genesis 11:10-32 Lord, sometimes, the things that happen to us don’t seem to make sense – to us! We try to tell the story of our life. We try to make sense of it all. We try – but we fail. Why? – We don’t know the full story. Sometimes, we feel like we’re living […]Read More Lord, sometimes, the things that happen to us don’t seem to make sense …
Many people, who never attend Church, claim to live by the teaching of the Sermon on the Mount. They don’t make time for worshipping God, but they tell us that the Beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-12) is their favourite Bible passage. This is because the Beatitudes contains the ideals by which they live their lives. Are we […]Read More Let us worship the Saviour and live for Him.
Many people have a vast amount of knowledge and a great deal of understanding, but they don’t have the wisdom which leads to salvation, because they refuse to open their hearts to Jesus Christ, the Saviour. Many people learn a lot about a wide range of subjects, but they don’t learn what life is all […]Read More The Most Important Question
When, Lord, we start wondering, ‘Why are these bad things happening to us?’, help us to start thinking something else: “Why have You blessed us with so many good things?” (Job 30:27,31; Job 29:4-5). Help us, Lord, to thank You for Your good days, and to trust You in our bad days.Read More Help us, Lord, to thank You for Your good days, and to trust You in our bad days.
Our complete joy, pleasure and satisfaction is found in the Lord. We say, with the Psalmist, “Complete joy is in Your presence. Pleasures are by Your side forever … I will be satisfied with seeing You” (Psalm 16:11; Psalm 17:15). We join, with the hymnwriter, in singing praise to our Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ: […]Read More Joy, Pleasure, Satisfaction …
* The Holy Spirit is “the Helper” (John 14:16). How does He help us? What does He help us to do? He helps us to love Jesus. He helps us to keep Jesus’ commandments (John 14:15). * The Holy Spirit “will teach you all things” (John 14:26). This doesn’t mean that we will know everything […]Read More The Ministry of The Holy Spirit