Fear God and keep His commandments.

“Fear God and keep His commandments” (Ecclesiastes 12:13). Lord, we read these words, and we wonder, “How can we even begin to fear You and keep Your commandments when our hearts are full of sin?” We ask, “How can our hearts be cleansed from sin?” We cannot do this for ourselves. Only You can do …

Continue reading Fear God and keep His commandments.

Advertisements

Lord, what a great difference there is between life “under the sun” and Life in the Son.

Lord, what a great difference there is between life “under the sun” (Ecclesiastes 9:9) and Life in the Son. The world tells us that there is nothing beyond “the grave” (Ecclesiastes 9:10). Our Saviour promises us “an inheritance from the Lord as a reward” (Colossians 3:24). Help us, Lord, never to lose sight of the …

Continue reading Lord, what a great difference there is between life “under the sun” and Life in the Son.

God does not leave us in our sin. He sends His Son to be our Saviour.

Ezekiel 8-9 In Ezekiel 8, we have a description of sin - “very disgusting things”, even more disgusting things” (Ezekiel 8:6,9,13,17). When we read such “bad news”, we wonder, “Is there good news?” The answer of God’s Word is “Yes”! God does not leave us in our sin. He sends His Son to be our …

Continue reading God does not leave us in our sin. He sends His Son to be our Saviour.