Luke 4:1-30 Jesus was ‘tempted by the devil’(2). He was rejected by His enemies (28-29). When we look around us, we see nothing but temptations and rejection – What a negative way of looking at things! There is something more positive here – the presence of the Holy Spirit (1,14,18). Do not be afraid. There […]Read More God has given us His Spirit of power and love and self-control.
We have often heard these words spoken. Here, we are reading them in the Word of God. How often do we think about these words? What do they mean? These are life-changing words. Through ‘the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ’, we become ‘rich’ – ‘blessed in Christ with every spiritual blessing’ (2 Corinthians 8:9, […]Read More ‘The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all’ (2 Corinthians 13:1
* We need to be filled with the Holy Spirit. * We need to feed on the Holy Scriptures. * We need to worship the holy God. * The holy God leads us in the way of holiness. * We walk in the way of holiness when we keep our eyes on our holy Saviour. […]Read More God is holy. He calls us to be holy.
The Ministry of the Holy Spirit (John 14-16) John 14:21 – A vicious circle can become a victorious circle! We are not victims. We are victors through our victorious Saviour. This victory is brought to us by the Spirit – the Comforter, the Encourager, the Helper. He helps us to love Jesus and keep His […]Read More The Ministry Of The Holy Spirit
Mark 4:1–34 God’s Word carries this message: ‘He who has ears to hear, let him hear what the Spirit says…’ (9; Revelation 2:7,11,17,29; 3:6,13,22). We must listen for the voice of the Spirit. Grace has been ‘given’ to us (11). It is God’s gift. To God be the glory! Sadly, some refuse to listen. Think […]Read More “He Who Has Ears To Hear … “
We look at the first seven chapters of John’s Gospel. Our seven words are (1) Who; (2) What; (3) Wind; (4) Worship; (5) Wholeness; (6) Word; (7) Witness. (1) Who is Jesus? Chapter 1: (a) the Word (v. 1); (b ) God (v. 1); (c) the life (v. 4); (d) the light of men (v. […]Read More Seven Words On Seven Chapters (John 1-7)
Luke 10:38-11:28 Mary was ‘listening to the Lord’(39). Martha was ‘distracted’(40). ‘One thing is needful’(42): Don’t let anything distract you from this – Getting alone with God. More than anything else, Jesus wants to ‘teach us to pray’(1). The greatest gift that God gives – in answer to prayer – is the Holy Spirit (13). […]Read More Pray that you will be filled with the Holy Spirit.