Real Peace – And No Peace

The proclamation of peace with God through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ (Romans 5:1) must be carefully dissociated from a proclamation which says, "'Peace, peace', when there is no peace" (Jeremiah 6:14; Jeremiah 8:11).

“This man receives sinners” (Luke 15:2).

Jesus is our Saviour. He receives sinners. Will we, sinners, receive Him? —– Prior to the parable of the prodigal son, we have two short parables 0 the parable of the lost sheep and the parable of the lost coin. “Rejoice with me; I have found my lost sheep / coin” (Luke 15:6, 9). “There will …

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Lord, You’re calling us to make our choice – What kind of life will we live?

Lord, You're calling us to make our choice - What kind of life will we live? Will it be "He did evil because he had not set his heart on seeking the Lord" (2 Chronicles 12:14)? or Will it be "As for us, the Lord is our God and we have not forsaken Him" (2 …

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How are we to live? – We live by the grace of God.

Titus 1:1-2:10 How are we to live? We are not to be ‘empty talkers’, people who ‘profess to know God’ and ‘deny Him by their deeds’(1:10,16). We must give no one the opportunity to ‘speak evil of God’s Word’. We must be ‘a model of good deeds’, showing ‘the beauty of the teachings about God …

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Why does God allow His people to suffer?

Exodus 15:22-16:36  -  God allows His people to suffer difficulties. Why? -  To strengthen our faith (15:25; 16:4; Deuteronomy 8:2,16; 1 Peter 1:6-7). He chastens us, to teach us repentance (Revelation 3:19). Don't forget God’s love. He is faithful: ‘He didn’t bring  us this far to leave us’. He shows us His glory (7). He …

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