Genesis 3:1-5 We have read about the beginning of creation (1:1). Now we come to the beginning of sin. In these verses, we have temptation. Note that temptation is not sin. It only becomes sin when we do what the tempter suggests (6). Temptation comes from ‘that ancient serpent called the devil or Satan’ (Revelation […]Read More Where are you? God is looking for us – to bring us back to Himself.
We think, Lord, of Jesus, Your Son, We think of His suffering. We think of His salvation. He suffered for us. We are saved by Him. We think of all that Jesus has done for us. We can say nothing more or less than this: Thank You, Lord.Read More We think, Lord, of Jesus …
What’s it all about – this Christianity? is it a form of religion or a code of ethics? The words, ‘religion’ and ‘ethics’ are well wide of the mark when it comes to describing what it means to be a Christian. The word, ‘life’ is the word used by Jesus: “I have come that they […]Read More Receive New Life From The Lord – And Live Your Life For Him (John 10:10).
In his discussion, “Election and the Hiddenness of God” in Divine Election (Chapter Four, pp.102-131), G. C. Berkouwer emphasizes that God’s hiddenness is not to be set over against His salvation. He rejects a concept of God’s hiddenness which “separates the God of revelation from our lives and mitigates the absolute trustworthiness of that revelation” […]Read More G. C. Berkouwer On “Election And The Hiddenness Of God”
2 Corinthians 4:1-5:10 God has called us to salvation – ‘God has shone in our hearts…’(4:6). He has called us to service – ‘having this ministry by the mercy of God’(4:1). We receive salvation through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ: ‘Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved’(Acts 16:31). We are not to […]Read More The Holy Spirit Is Our ‘Guarantee Of Heavenly And Eternal Glory.’
“Spirit of the living God, fall afresh on me. Break me, melt me, mould me, fill me” (Daniel Iverson). Lord, it’s Your Spirit who makes the difference. He changes us. We lose heart. He gives us new strength. We feel like giving up. He keeps us going on. Thank You, Lord, for Your Holy Spirit. […]Read More “Spirit of the living God, fall afresh on me.”
Proverbs 3:19-35 ‘You will walk on your way securely… for the Lord will be your confidence’ (Proverbs 3:23,26). Trusting in the Lord, we are to say, ‘He knows the way that I take; when He has tested me, I shall come forth as gold’ (Job 23:10). Our faith is under threat. There is the danger […]Read More “He knows the way that I take; when He has tested me, I shall come forth as gold” (Job 23:10).