It is good for us to remember that, on that day of celebration, the day of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, there were those, among the crowd, who were, quite clearly, under the judgment of God. We read of “the great multitude of the disciples (who) began to rejoice and praise God with a loud […]Read More Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem
As well as Peter’s three denials, we have three wonderful statements which point us away from Peter, in his failure, to Christ, who is the Rock of our salvation. (a) “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God” (Matthew 16:16). (b) “This Jesus, God has raised up and “made both Lord and Christ” […]Read More Jesus Christ – The Rock Of Our Salvation
“I will send them prophets and apostles. They will murder some of those prophets and apostles and persecute others … When Jesus left, the experts in Moses’ Teachings and the Pharisees held a terrible grudge against Him. They questioned Him about many things and watched Him closely to trap Him in something He might say” […]Read More The Prophets, The Apostles And The Saviour
Lord, You are the true God, the living God, the everlasting God (Jeremiah 10:10). You are our Saviour (Isaiah 43:11). Speak to us Your truth. Breathe into us Your life. As Jesus draws near to us, help us to trust Him and be led by Him on the pathway to Your eternal glory.Read More Lord, You are the true God, the living God, the everlasting God.
Lord, it’s so easy for us to lose our way – “my feet had almost stumbled.” We look at “the prosperity of the wicked”, and we become “envious of the arrogant” (Psalm 73:2-3). When others are forgetting about You, help us to keep on saying, “For me, it is good to be near God! – in […]Read More Lord, it’s so easy for us to lose our way …
2 Corinthians 10:1-6 “the gentleness and graciousness of Christ” (2 Corinthians 10:1); “the obedience of Christ” (2 Corinthians 10:5). What’s the connection between the two? – We learn to obey Christ, as we learn to love Him. We learn to love Him, as we learn how much He loves us. “What a Friend we have […]Read More Jesus Is Our Best Friend.
Lord, we read about Israel’s sin – ‘They soon forgot what He had done and did not wait for His counsel… They despised the pleasant land; they did not believe His promise… They grumbled in their tents and did not obey the Lord… They rebelled against the Spirit of God’(Psalm 106:13,24-25,33). This is not only […]Read More This Is More Than Ancient History. It’s The Story Of Our Life!