Wonderful grace of Jesus

"The imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I ever again destroy every living creature, as I have done" (Genesis 8:21). We read, here, about human sin and divine grace. Our story is the story of sin - but there's another story which breaks into our story - it's the story …

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Don’t you want to get on in the world? – Which world are you living for?

Ezekiel 30:1-31:18; Hebrews 13:1-25; Proverbs 27:23-28:6 What a contrast there is between “Pharaoh king of Egypt” (Ezekiel 31:2) and “Jesus Christ” who is “the same yesterday and today and forever” (Hebrews 13:8). Pharaoh had the appearance of “majesty”, yet he was “brought down” (Ezekiel 31:2,18). Jesus has a glory which will never be diminished. It …

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God Remembers Us ‘According To The Greatness Of His Steadfast Love.’

Nehemiah 10:1-39God is calling us to commit our lives to Him. At the heart of our commitment to the Lord, there must be worship: ‘We will not neglect the House of our God’(39). ‘Worship God’(Revelation 19:10). This is our reason for coming to the Lord’s House. We come to worship Him. Our worship is to …

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The Lord’s “strong hand” is the strong hand of his love.

"For the Lord spoke thus to me with a strong hand, and instructed me that I should not walk in the way of this people" (Isaiah 8:11). We tend to think of God, leading us by his loving hand. Here, we read about his "strong hand." What we must understand, if we are to be led by the Lord …

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Justification, Sanctification and Perseverance – By Grace through Faith

More about Berkouwer, see The Theology Of G C Berkouwer Berkouwer's work on Faith and Justification is undergirded by this foundation - principle: "The character of faith resolves all tensions between objectivity and subjectivity, For faith has significance only in its orientation to its object - the grace of God" (p. 29). His work on Faith …

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