In worship, our greatest joy comes from this: we are in the presence of the Lord.

"I rejoiced with those who said to me, ‘Let us go to the house of the Lord’" (Psalm 122:1). We are to worship the Lord with joy. Part of our joy comes from this: we are together with the Lord's people. Our greatest joy comes from this: we are with the Lord. We draw strength from …

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Will we follow the way of the righteous or the way of the wicked?

Lord, You call us to make our choice. Will we follow the way of “the righteous” or the way of “the wicked” (Isaiah 3:10-11)? We recall the words of Jesus: “Enter by the narrow gate … only a few find the narrow gate, the hard way that leads to life. His words are not popular. …

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Listen to God before you claim to speak for Him.

In Job 4-5, we have the first speech of Eliphaz. On the pretext of bringing comfort to Job, Eliphaz brings a message of accusation. However much Eliphaz claims to be bringing God’s Word to Job, we can be sure that he is not God’s messenger. Why? It’s because his message conflicts with God’s understanding of …

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God’s Blessings: Eternal Life And Victory Over The Devil.

Psalms 89:38-90:17 ‘Lord, You have been our dwelling place throughout all generations... From everlasting to everlasting, You are God’(1-2). The Bible begins with the words, ‘In the beginning, God...’. Before the world began, there was God - ‘the eternal God’. He is ‘the high and exalted One’. He is the God ‘who inhabits eternity’. He …

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Reaching out with the Good News of Jesus Christ

‘Reconciled’ to God through Christ, we have received ‘the ministry of reconciliation.’ Saved by Him, we are to ‘work with Him.’ We are ‘not to accept the grace of God in vain’ by living for ourselves. We are to be ‘ambassadors for Christ.’ We must proclaim the urgent message of salvation - ‘now is the …

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Spiritual Principles – For Today

Deuteronomy 22:1-23:25 We read the detailed instructions regarding morality. We feel that we are in another world, the world of ancient Israel. Nevertheless, we get hints, here and there, of the timeless, spiritual principles, which are still applicable to us today. Deuteronomy 23:5 – “The Lord your God loves you.” Deuteronomy 23:14 – “”The Lord …

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An attitude of gratitude: this is what we need if we are to grow in our experience of God’s grace.

"Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts. And whatever you do, whether in …

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Life is a journey of discovery. New things are being revealed to us by the Lord.

"New things I declare; before they spring into being I announce them to you” (Isaiah 42:9). What does God have planned for us? We don't know. He does know. For us, life is a journey of discovery. New things are being revealed to us. They're coming to us from the Lord. We step out into the …

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