GENESIS 1:1-3 ‘Genesis’ means ‘beginning’. These opening verses challenge us to get our priorities right – (a) The priority of God (1). God comes first. Before anyone else is mentioned, He is there. (b) The priority of God’s Word (3). God is the first to speak. Before any human word is spoken, there is the […]Read More Notes: Genesis to Deuteronomy
Genesis 6:1-8 Lord, we thank You for Your “amazing grace” – “I once was lost but now am found” (John Newton). We think about our life. Did we find our way back to You? – No! You found us! You came looking for us – and You found us. We think about this – and […]Read More Lord, we thank You for Your “amazing grace” …
Lord, we come to You with questions. You give us victory. Sometimes, our questions are not answered. Always, You give us the strength that we need to keep on walking with You. Lord, when our life gets busy, help us to take time to pray. When we have so many things to do, help us […]Read More Lord, we come to You with questions.
ISAIAH 1:1-31 – God invites us to ‘come’ to Him and receive salvation – ‘though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow’. He also warns us – there will be judgment ‘if you refuse and rebel’ (18-20). God speaks to us of His great purpose of salvation: ‘God did not […]Read More Notes: Isaiah to Daniel
“These are the people who are coming out of the terrible suffering. They have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb … The Lamb in the center near the throne will be their shepherd. He will lead them to springs filled with the water of life, and God will […]Read More Jesus – Our Saviour And Our Shepherd
Ephesians 2:1-10 What we were without Christ (Ephesians 2:1-3); What God has done for us in Christ (Ephesians 2:4-10) Ephesians 2:8-10 – saved by grace, saved through faith, saved for good works By grace – but not without faith and good works Faith and good works – the fruit of grace Faith and good works […]Read More Saved by grace, saved through faith, saved for good works
Genesis 2:1 – “finished” We read about the finished work of creation and we think of Jesus’ words from the Cross, “It is finished.” This is the finished work of Christ. He has completed the work that was required by the holy God for sinners to receive forgiveness. Genesis 2:2 – “He rested” After creation, […]Read More Christ – Crucified For Us And Risen For Us