“Holiness, holiness, the only life that the Lord will bless” (Don Francisco). Lord, You are the holy God. You call us to be holy. The way of holiness is the way of blessing. Help us, Lord, to walk with You in Your way – the way of holiness, the way of blessing. AdvertisementsRead More “Holiness, holiness, the only life that the Lord will bless”
We thank You, Lord, that “we have peace with You through our Lord Jesus Christ” (Romans 5:1). We thank You that “Jesus is our peace” (Ephesians 2:14). This peace is not something that comes from within ourselves. It comes to us from outside of ourselves. It comes from above. It comes to us from You. […]Read More We thank You, Lord, that “we have peace with You through our Lord Jesus Christ.”
The wise men did want to worship Jesus (Matthew 2:2). Herod said that he wanted to worship Jesus (Matthew 2:8). What a difference there is between saying that we want to worship Jesus and really wanting to worship Him. This highlights the conflict between false religion and true worship. Religion may say the right things, […]Read More Let Us Worship Jesus.
2 Corinthians 4:1-18 Note 2 Corinthians 4:6 – The light of God shows us that we are in darkness, and it calls us out of the darkness, and into the light. Where do we see the light of God? – In Christ. His light is the light of love and the light of life. Love […]Read More God’s light is the light of love and the light of life.
“In the beginning, God” – The first four words of the Bible take us back to the point where we can go no further, back to the eternity of God. What do we find when we are taken back – into the heart of the eternal God? We find love. We discover that “God is […]Read More Opening Up God’s Word: Genesis 1 & 2
Genesis 3:1-5 Lord, we are often tempted – tempted to forget all about You. The pull towards self-centred living is so strong.We think that we can go it alone. We think that we don’t need You. We think that we can manage all right without You. Where does this kind of thinking come from? Does it […]Read More Lord, we are often tempted …
‘Though a righteous man falls seven times, he rises again’ (Proverbs 24:15). Lord, You ‘keep us by Your power.’ We do not raise ourselves. You, Lord, are ‘able to keep us from falling’. You ‘know how to deliver the godly out of temptations’ (1 Peter 1:5; Jude 24; 2 Peter 2:9). When our ‘faith’ is […]Read More When our ‘faith’ is ‘tested by fire’, help us, Lord, to pray that You will give us Your victory.