In the wilderness …

Numbers 9:1-23 God's people were 'in the wilderness' (1) - No longer in the land of bondage, not yet in the land of promise. This is our situation - We look back to what the Lord has done for us. We look forward to what the Lord will yet do for us. The Passover directs …

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Jesus Christ – the Son of God, the Word of God, the Lamb of God

Jesus Christ is the Word of God. He is the Beginning. He is also the End (John 1:1-3; Revelation 21:6). He is 'the Word...made flesh. 'We have seen His glory' (John 1:14). This is only the beginning. When He returns, we shall see His glory - 'we shall see Him as He is' (1 John …

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Help us, Lord, to keep our eyes fixed on Jesus …

Praying Through God's Word: Psalms 120-134 Psalms 120:1-121:8 ‘Deliver me, O Lord, from lying lips’ (Psalm 120:2). Lord, You’re calling us to ‘believe the truth’, ‘love the truth’ and ‘follow the truth.’ We are to be people who ‘do what is true’ (2 Thessalonians 2:10-11; 3 John 3-4; John 3:21). How can we be such people? …

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Down in the valley, the mountain-top experience seems a long way off ….

ISAIAH 22:1-25  –  Here, we read about ‘the Valley of Vision’ (1,5). The Lord Himself is to be our Vision: ‘Be Thou my Vision, O Lord of my heart; Naught be all else to me, save that Thou art, Thou my best thought, by day or by night, waking or sleeping Thy presence my light’ …

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You, O Lord, are exalted for ever…

Praying Through God's Word: Psalms 92-118 Psalms 92:1-93:5 ‘You, O Lord, are exalted for ever… The Lord reigns, He is robed in majesty…’(Psalm 92:8; Psalm 93:1-2). You, Lord, are ‘exalted’. Help us to exalt You in our worship. You are not exalted because we exalt You. We exalt You because You are exalted. You are ‘exalted far above all gods’. That is …

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The Gospel turns the world’s values upside down …

Journey through the New Testament: James God’s ‘Word’ is ‘planted in us’ so that we may become ‘doers of the Word, and not hearers only’ (1:21-22). The Gospel turns the world’s values upside down - the ‘poor in the world’ are ‘rich in faith’ (2:5). We are not to be controlled by the world’s way …

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