1 Corinthians 15:46-16:24 In Christ, there is ‘victory’ – glorious, eternal, heavenly victory (54-57). Every day, we face a battle. It is a battle for faith, love and service. (a) We are called to trust the Lord: ‘Stand firm in your faith’ (13). We are to have faith. It is to be a growing faith, […]Read More Trusting, Loving And Serving Christ, Our Victorious Lord.
John 10:1-42 The Christian life is not easy. The devil ‘comes only to steal and kill and destroy’ (10). Satan was working through the religious leaders. They were trying ‘to stone’ Jesus (31). ‘Again’, they failed (39). They could not take Jesus’ life. ‘His hour had not yet come’ (18; 7:30; 8:20). When Satan attacks […]Read More Jesus Saves. Jesus Keeps. Keep Your Eyes Fixed On Him.
‘The Lord is high above all nations… Who is like the Lord our God, who is seated on high?… Tremble, O earth, at the presence of the Lord, who turns the hard rock into springs of water’(Psalm 113:4-5; Psalm 114:7-8). Lord, You are greater than we could ever imagine. There is no greatness like Your […]Read More Lord, Your greatness is not only the greatness of Your power. It is also the greatness of Your love.
“The Lord heard Elijah’s cry, and the boy’s life returned to him, and he lived” (1 Kings 17:22). The raising of the widow’s son confirmed Elijah’s authority as God’s prophet. Here, we look beyond God’s prophet, Elijah, to God’s Son, Jesus. We look beyond the raising of the widow’s son to the resurrection of Jesus, […]Read More From the raising of a widow’s son to the resurrection of God’s Son
What a difference there is between the love of power and the power of love. The world is all about the love of power. You, Lord, are all about the power of love. Your power is never power without love. Your love is powerful love. Fill us with Your power – and help us to […]Read More What a difference there is between the love of power and the power of love.
The Power – “the Spirit of the Lord came upon David in power” (1 Samuel 16:13). The Victory – “I come against you in the name of the Lord Almighty … the battle is the Lord’s, and he will give all of you into our hands” (1 Samuel 17:45, 47). The Thanksgiving – “I will […]Read More The Power, The Victory, The Thanksgiving