In our own homes – Teach us, Lord, to live for You.

“I am filled with the power of the Lord’s Spirit” (Micah 3:8). This is what makes true ministry of God’s Word so different from ‘prophecy’ that doesn’t come from the Lord. Without the power of the Lord, there can be no Word from the Lord. We need the Word, and we need the power. “Let’s …

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A time of salvation and a time of judgment

The Word of God points us forward to “the end times” (Daniel 12:4,7-9,13). There will be a time of salvation. There will be a time of judgment. Those who have believed in our Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ, are called to win others for Him. Along with the call to be faithful and fruitful servants …

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When we feel like we’ll never get out of this wilderness

The people of Israel had been brought out of Egypt, the land of bondage - but, after that, things seemed to do from bad to worse. there were forty years of wilderness wanderings. We read, in the book of Numbers, of Israel's time in the wilderness. Reading about life in the wilderness is not encouraging. …

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Are we trying to impress other people? or Are we seeking to please God?

"Appoint a king to lead us, such as all the other nations have" (1 Samuel 8:5). Why did the people of Israel want to have a king? - They wanted to be like "all the other nations." Why do we do the things that we do? Are we trying to impress other people? or Are …

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Lord, there are doors that You must open. There’s a door that we must open.

Lord, there are doors that You must open - "I have placed before you an open door that no-one can shut" (Revelation 3:8). There's a door that we must open. It's the door of the heart. Help us to hear Your knock at the door - "I stand at the door and knock." Help us …

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This is a divine Story, carried forward by God’s grace and power.

Genesis 12:1-20 This is a divine Story, carried forward by God's grace and power. God's very great promises (1-3) find their ultimate fulfilment in the coming of God's eternal Kingdom (Revelation 21:10). We have not reached our heavenly destination. We are still caught in the tension between obedience (4) and disobedience (11-13). We are conscious …

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