The Light comes from God – “God … has shone in our hearts … “(2 Corinthians 4:6). The Power comes from God – “the excellence of the power is of God and not of us” (2 Corinthians 4:7). The Glory goes to God – “grace … may cause thanksgiving to abound to the glory of […]Read More The Light of God, the Power of God and the Glory of God
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.
Philippians 3:12-4:23 ‘Christ Jesus has made me His own’(3:12). In Paul`s words, we hear an echo of Jesus` words, ‘You did not choose Me… I chose you’(John 15:16). Christ has claimed us for Himself. He has laid claim to every part of our life. We are to ‘rejoice in the Lord always’(4). We are to […]Read More ‘I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.’
Luke 7:11–17 The widow’s son is raised from death by Jesus. What a wonderful miracle this is! In this great miracle, we see the love of God, the power of God and the glory of God. (1) Love – “When the Lord saw her, His heart went out to her and He said,’Don’t cry’” (Luke […]Read More The Love Of God, The Power Of God And The Glory Of God
God’s love, God’s power, God’s glory – We see all of this in Jesus Christ, crucified for us, risen for us and coming for us. “The Son of God loved me and gave Himself for me” (Galatians 2:20). His love is stronger than death. Through His powerful love, He is leading us on to eternal […]Read More God’s love, God’s power, God’s glory
Philippians 1:1-2:11 Do you feel like you can`t go on? Do you feel like giving up? Here`s God`s Word of encouragement for you: ‘He who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the Day of Jesus Christ’(1:6). God finishes what He starts – ‘He didn`t bring us this far to […]Read More ‘Kept by the power of God’
Philippians 2:12-3:11 God’s command- ‘Work out your own salvation’- must never be separated from His promise – ‘God is at work in you’(12-13). We do not save ourselves – We ‘put no confidence in the flesh’. We are saved by the Lord – We ‘glory in Christ Jesus’(3). We are to ‘shine as lights in […]Read More ‘God is at work in you.’