Love, grace, mercy – Here are three words we can use to describe God. Grace and mercy are two sides of love. In mercy, God withholds from us the judgment we deserve. In grace, he pours upon us the blessings we don’t deserve. Mercy – the God of mercy, the mercy of God “Lord, have […]Read More Love, Grace, Mercy
“In my distress I called to the Lord, and He answered me. From deep in the realm of the dead I called for help, and You listened to my cry” (Jonah 2:2). What are we to do when the going gets tough? We’ve heard the saying, When the going gets tough, the tough get going. We wonder […]Read More Love Lifted Me.
Jude The wrong kind of people had come among God’s people: ‘certain men whose condemnation was written about long ago have secretly slipped in among you…godless men…’(4). Such people do not like to hear the words, ‘The Lord rebuke you’. They ‘speak abusively against’ those who speak the Word of the Lord to them (9-10). […]Read More Keep yourselves in the love of God. He is able to keep you from falling.
In the beginning, there is love, eternal love, the love of God. ‘Genesis’ means ‘beginning’. These opening verses challenge us to get our priorities right – (a) The priority of God (Genesis 1:1). God comes first. Before anyone else is mentioned, He is there. (b) The priority of God’s Word (Genesis 1:3). God is the […]Read More Some Ideas For Preaching God’s Love
” … so outstanding is His love …” (Psalm 103:11) ” … overwhelming victory is ours …” (Romans 8:37). “The peace of God that passes all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:7). This is the overflowing peace of God – The peace of God in our hearts is an overflow […]Read More Outstanding Love, Overwhelming Victory and Overflowing Peace
God loves us. He comes to us. He calls us to come to Him. The call of Samuel is a vivid example of what God can do in the lives of children. Samuel’s early response to God set in motion a whole process of events leading Samuel to become ‘a prophet of the Lord’ through […]Read More God loves us …
May God help us to feel for the lost, to look upon them with His love, to long for them to be saved.Read More May God help us …