‘I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like Me… I am bringing My righteousness near, it is not far away; and my salvation will not be delayed’ (Isaiah 46:9,13). We thank You, Lord, that You don’t keep Your distance from us. You come near to us – […]Read More We Thank You, Lord, That You Don’t Keep Your Distance From Us.
‘Awake, awake!… O arm of the Lord; awake, as in days gone by… The ransomed of the Lord will return. They will enter Zion with singing; everlasting joy will crown their heads. Gladness and joy will overtake them… I am the Lord your God… I have put My words in your mouth…’ (Isaiah 51:9,11,15-16). Teach […]Read More Teach Us, Lord, To Pray For Revival In This Generation.
Isaiah 33:1-24 ‘O Lord…Be our strength every morning, our salvation in the time of trouble’ (Isaiah 33:2). We are not to pray to the Lord only ‘in the time of trouble’. We are to pray to Him ‘every morning’. We are not to keep God at a distance, calling on Him only when things are […]Read More Are we only to pray to the Lord when things are going badly?
Comfort (Isaiah 40:1) – This comes from God’s great faithfulness (Lamentations 3:23). In our past, present and future, we see the faithfulness of God- “His mercies never end. They are new every morning” (Lamentations 3:22-23). Think of God’s faithfulness, and “count your blessings.” Think of this, that and the other blessing (good things in your […]Read More Preaching The Word Of The Lord: Isaiah 40:1-11
“The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light” (Isaiah 9:2). The prophecy has been spoken – ‘To us a Child is born, to us a Son is given…’. The prophecy has been fulfilled – ‘Today in the town of David a Saviour has been born to you: He is Christ the Lord’. […]Read More Third Sunday in Ordinary Time: Isaiah 8:23-9:3; 1 Corinthians 1:10-13,17; Matthew 4:12-23
Isaiah 28:1–22 There is only one Foundation for our faith – Jesus Christ. Build your life on Christ, the solid Rock. Jesus Christ is ‘the precious Cornerstone’. He is ‘the sure Foundation’ (16). Jesus is the Name of our salvation – ‘Salvation is found in no-one else…there is no other name…by which we must be […]Read More There is only one Foundation for our faith …
Isaiah 53:1-12; Mark 15:33-16:20 The story of Jesus didn’t end with His death. Beyond His death, there is His resurrection. The risen Lord says, “Go into all the world and preach the Gospel to every creature” (Mark 16:15). Gospel means Good News – The Good News which comes to us from God the Father; – […]Read More Good News: Isaiah 53:1-12; Mark 15:33-16:20