Learning from the past – and pressing on towards God’s future

We look back. We remember - and we learn. What we learn from the past, we bring with us into the present, into our journey into the future. We cannot turn the clock back. We do not belong to the past. We're travelling towards the future. We go back to the book of Genesis - …

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Jesus Christ is God’s Answer to the sinner’s prayer.

  Psalm 4:1-8 There is a great message of the Gospel here. By ourselves, we are sinners, turning God's glory to shame, loving delusions and seeking false gods (Psalm 4:2). By grace, God has done something about this: 'the Lord has set apart the godly for Himself' (Psalm 4:3). When we pray, 'Answer me' (Psalm …

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Praying through God’s Word: Lamentations

Lamentations 1:1-22Jerusalem had fallen into hard times - ‘she who once was great among the nations... has now become a slave’ (Lamentations 1:1). Lord, we wonder why this happened. The explanation for this sad situation was not hard to find - ‘Jerusalem has sinned greatly and so has become unclean...’ (Lamentations 8-9). We wonder, "Could …

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