From a tragic beginning to a triumphant conclusion

"For as by one man’s disobedience many were made sinners, so also by one Man’s obedience many will be made righteous" (Romans 5:19). Go back to the beginning. It's the story of sin. Move forward, from there, to the Cross. It's the story of salvation. There are two stories in the Bible. There's the story of …

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“Jesus loves me, this I know for the Bible tells me so.”

The Bible tells us about our wonderful Saviour. As I was thinking about the Bible - God's written Word - and Jesus - God's living Word, my heart rejoiced in the Lord. How great is our Saviour! We thank God for Him - and we thank God that the Bible tells us the Good News …

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Enthusiastic and energetic … Evangelical and Evangelistic … Let’s follow Jesus …

Enthusiastic and energetic - sometimes, these are the words churches use to describe the minister they're looking for. Enthusiastic and energetic - these are words that could be used to describe the crowd at a sports event or music concert. Is there anything inherently spiritual about looking for a minister who is enthusiastic and energetic? …

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We’ve only just begun … There’s so much more still to come …

"Much more then, being now justified by His blood, we shall be saved from wrath through Him" (Romans 5:9). The forgiveness of our sins - this is just the beginning. God has so "much more" for us. He is leading us on to our full enjoyment of His salvation: eternal life. We look back to …

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What a difference there is between “my own righteousness” and “the righteousness which is from God”!

" ... not having my own righteousness, which is from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith" (Philippians 3:9). What a difference there is between "my own righteousness" and "the righteousness which is from God"! When we "stand amazed in the presence of Jesus", we realize that "all our righteousnesses …

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Oh, what a wonderful, wonderful day …

"Now Moses was keeping the flock of his father-in-law, Jethro, the priest of Midian, and he led his flock to the west side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God" (Exodus 3:1). For Moses, it started off like a very ordinary day - looking after sheep! It turned out to be an …

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