God with us – Is there anything more important than this?

"If you do not stand firm in your faith, then you will not stand at all" (Isaiah 7:9). Success - many people make a 'god' out of success. We must ask the question, "Is success the only thing that matters?" Are "successful" people always happy people? or Does "success" have a way of turning out …

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Receive God’s Word in obedient faith, and your knowledge of God will increase.

Matthew 13:1-23 Jesus spoke in parables. He spoke of everyday things, teaching lessons concerning the Kingdom of God. He was a story-teller, and yet He was more than that. His stories had a message, a life-changing message, a message designed to lead His hearers into new life, the life of God's Kingdom. The parable of …

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The miracle of the new birth

Here am I, and the children the Lord has given me. We are signs and wonders in Israel from the Lord Almighty (Isaiah 8:18). Here, we read about "signs and wonders" (Amplified Bible). Our thoughts turn to the spectacular. Thinking about eye-catching events, events that grab our attention, events that make us sit up and take notice, there is something that we …

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Jesus Saves. Jesus Keeps. Keep Your Eyes Fixed On Him.

John 10:1-42 The Christian life is not easy. The devil ‘comes only to steal and kill and destroy’ (10). Satan was working through the religious leaders. They were trying ‘to stone’ Jesus (31). ‘Again’, they failed (39). They could not take Jesus’ life. ‘His hour had not yet come’ (18; 7:30; 8:20). When Satan attacks …

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Search The Scriptures: Luke’s Gospel

LUKE “You will know that what you have been told is true” (Luke 1:4). Historical truth underlies the spiritual truth through which the Spirit brings home to our hearts the meaning of the Gospel. Without the historical truth, there is no Gospel. The Gospel is not based on myth. It is God’s testimony to His …

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