Monday in Holy Week

“Oh, what a wonderful, wonderful day, day I will never forget, after I wandered in darkness away, Jesus, my Saviour, I met. Oh, what a tender, compasionate friend, He met the need of my heart, shadows dispelling, with joy I am telling, He made all the darkness depart.” Here’s a link to the words and …

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If, Lord, we are to live for You, we must learn to die to self.

If, Lord, we are to live for You, we must learn to die to self: “Put to death what is earthly in you … put off the old nature …. put on the new nature” (Colossians 3:5-11). When there is less of self in us and more of Christ in us, there will be more blessing …

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Preaching the Gospel with Joy and Urgency

In this post, I am drawing on the writings of G. C. Berkouwer. —– The gladness of salvation cannot be proclaimed where theological speculation  where theological speculation restricts the scope of the Gospel (Divine Election, (Grand Rapids, 1960),pp. 218-227 / Dutch edition, 1955); A Half Century of Theology, (Grand Rapids, (1977), pp. 98-104 / Dutch …

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Meditating On God’s Word: New Testament

MATTHEW When the tempter comes, we must stand on God’s Word: ‘every Word that comes from...God’ (Matthew 4: 4). ________________________________ From religion to revival Standing upon divine revelation – “Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God” (Matthew 4:4), Jesus received God-given strength for challenging the …

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