You Raise Me Up …

“Your eyes are too pure to look on evil” (Habakkuk 1:13). The contrast between our sinfulness and God’s holiness is an absolute contrast – never the two shall meet. Can we raise ourselves up from our sinfulness to God’s holiness? – No! We cannot. We need to be raised up from above, by the Lord. […]

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Feeding on the Lord

God allows His people to suffer difficulties. Why? – To strengthen our faith (Exodus 15:25; Exodus 16:4; Deuteronomy 8:2,16; 1 Peter 1:6-7). He chastens us, to teach us repentance (Revelation 3:19). Don’t forget God’s love. He is faithful: ‘He didn’t bring us this far to leave us’. He shows us His glory (Exodus 16:7). He […]

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We Preach Christ Crucified …

“We preach Christ crucified” (1 Corinthians 1:23); “I resolved to know nothing while I was with you except Jesus Christ and Him crucified” (1 Corinthians 2:2). “No one can redeem the life of another or give to God a ransom for them — the ransom for a life is costly, no payment is ever enough — so that they […]

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