‘How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a foreign land?’

Jeremiah 38:1-28 ‘No Surrender’ - Lord, was this the way forward for Your people? ‘No Surrender’ - What would happen if Your people adopted this attitude? Jeremiah speaks Your Word to the people. He calls them to make their choice. They can ‘surrender’ and ‘live.’ They can say, ‘No Surrender’ - and face certain death  …

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God is calling us to be faithful to Him.

Nahum 1:1-2:9 ‘Fulfil your vows’ (1:15). God is calling us to be faithful to Him. We are to be faithful in worship. We are to be faithful in reading His Word. We are to be faithful in prayer. We are to be faithful in giving. We are to be faithful in witness. Our faith is …

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God’s grace is so great.

Isaiah 55:1-57:13; Ephesians 2:1-22; Psalm 110:1-7 Following the promise of grace (Isaiah 55:7), we have this great declaration by the Lord, “’For My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways My ways,’ declares the Lord. ‘As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways, and My …

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More than the things we can see with our eyes

"Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but …

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The Glory Of God

The revelation of God's glory (Exodus 33:22-23)  God's glory is too much for us. Step by step, as we walk with Him, He reveals His glory to us. "Ever-increasing glory" (2 Corinthians 3:18) - This is the way in which the Lord leads us on towards the full revelation of His heavenly and eternal glory.

Let us praise God ‘in psalms, hymns and spiritual songs.’

Deuteronomy 31:14-32:18 'Write this song, and teach it to the people of Israel' (19,22). Moses did not delay his obedience to God. 'Write...Teach...': God is speaking to us about the renewal of our worship. Don't say, 'It's never been done that way before' - 'the seven last words of the church'! Moses' song was 'a …

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