Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil” (Psalm 23:4).

"Look," Stephen said, "I see heaven open and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God" (Acts 7:56). Immediately after this great  vision of his Saviour, Stephen prayed two prayers - "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit" (Acts 7:59); - "Lord, do not hold this sin against them" (Acts 7:60). Stephen's death wasn't …

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Loved with Everlasting Love

Here are some thoughts on our true freedom in Christ. In his book, Divine Election, Berkouwer places great emphasis on the love of God as the eternal source of salvation. He emphasizes that, in salvation, all the glory belongs to God and not to ourselves. ' ... in Scripture the election of God ... does …

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Wars, Earthquakes, Famines – Don’t Be Alarmed!

Mark 13:7-8 7 “When you hear of wars and rumours of wars, don’t be alarmed! These things must happen, but they don’t mean that the end has come. 8 Nation will fight against nation and kingdom against kingdom. There will be earthquakes and famines in various places. These are only the beginning pains of the end. Wars, …

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When we draw attention to ourselves rather than Christ …

1 Corinthians 12-16 12:1-31 - Paul speaks about ‘gifts of the Spirit’. They are ‘given for the common good’ (4-7). We’re not ‘to show off’: ‘Look at me. The Church can’t do without me’. When we draw attention to ourselves rather than Christ, we are not living ‘by the Spirit of God’. He moves us …

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“The Lord is my strength, my song and my salvation.”

Psalm 118:10-18 "The Lord is my strength, my song and my salvation" (Psalm 118:14). In the Lord, we have the "victory." This fills our hearts with "joy" (Psalm 118:15). "In the tents of the righteous" (Psalm 118:15) - The Lord has made us "righteous", and He calls us to be "righteous." Let us "give thanks …

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