Beyond our suffering …

Times of suffering change the way we look at life. What kind of change does suffering bring to us? Does it make us bitter? or Does it make us better? When we're going through hard times, it is difficult to "always look on the bright side of life." What does suffering do to us? Does …

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Good kings, bad kings … and Jesus

Your Kingdom is an everlasting Kingdom (Psalm 145:13). We read about kings. Some were good kings. Some were bad kings. None could even begin to compare with Jesus, the King of our salvation, the King who brings us into His Kingdom, the King who brings salvation to us.

Help us, Lord, to bring Christ to the nations. Help us to serve You in the power of the Spirit.

‘Here is My Servant, whom I uphold, my Chosen One in whom I delight; I will put My Spirit on Him, and He will bring justice to the nations’ (Isaiah 42:1). Lord, these words turn our thoughts towards Your Son, the Lord Jesus Christ. At His baptism, we hear Your voice – ‘This is My Son, whom …

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It’s either one or the other – turning towards God or turning away from Him.

Psalm 10 "Why, O Lord, do you stand far off? Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble?" (1). This question can be turned around. God puts the question to us, “Why, in your times of trouble, do you stand far off?” In this Psalm, God is inviting us to think about the kind …

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