“God forbid that I should glory … ” (Galatians 6:14).

Galatians 6:11-18 "God forbid that I should glory ... " (Galatians 6:14). This is more than "I will never boast ... " Who says, "I will never boast"? Remember Peter. He said this, and, then, he denied the Lord three times. "God forbid ... " is a prayer for God's help. It's not an assertion …

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Looking forward to heavenly and eternal glory

We have confidence in the God of glory. He is the God who has given us a glimpse of His heavenly and eternal glory. In the “parable of the shrewd manager”, Jesus speaks to us of “eternal dwellings” (Luke 16:9). His words are an echo of the 23rd Psalm: “I will dwell in the house …

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The long journey, through the Old Testament, is leading us to Jesus Christ, our great Saviour.

Genesis 17 "Your wife, Sarah, will bear you a son, and you will call him Isaac" (verse 19). Abraham was given a glimpse of the future. For Abraham and Sarah, Isaac would be their immediate future. God was looking beyond the immediate future. He was looking toward the long-term future. God told Abraham that he would …

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Questions we can’t answer, and a question we must answer

There are many questions we can't answer. There is, however a question we must answer. It's this question, "What do you think of Christ?" (Mattthew 22:42). Let us turn our attention to this question. It's a question that comes to us from Jesus. It's a personal question. It's a question each one of us must …

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