Praising our Creator … and praising our Saviour …

"Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation ... Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker ... " (Psalm 95:2,6).The Lord is our Maker. He is, also, our Saviour. The Lord is reaching out to us, …

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How are our lives to be changed?

Jeremiah 23:9-25:14; 1 Thessalonians 4:1-18; Proverbs 24:23-34 How are our lives to be changed? They can be changed by God - “I will give them a heart to know Me, that I am the Lord” (Jeremiah 24:7). Knowing God makes a difference. Those who do know not Him live “in passionate lust” (1 Thessalonians 4:5). …

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Hear the Word of the Lord …

Jeremiah 21:1-23:8; 1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:13; Psalm 119:9-16 “O land, land, land, hear the Word of the Lord” (Jeremiah 22:29). When we truly hear the Word of the Lord with attentive hearts, there will be an “increase and overflow” of “love” and a strengthening of holiness (1 Thessalonians 3:12-13). This is the teaching of Psalm 119:9 …

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‘I Will Not Leave You Until I Have Done What I Have Promised You.’

Genesis 28:10-22Just another night (11)? No! - this was a night to remember, a night Jacob would never forget. God came to him with His wonderful promise of love: ‘I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you’(15). At Bethel (‘the house of God’), powerfully transformed by the presence of …

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