(i) The Holy Spirit comes from God. – The new birth (John 3:3, 7). – “He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire” (Luke 3:16). (ii) The Holy Spirit changes us. – “Through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit of life set me free from the law of sin and death” […]Read More The Holy Spirit comes from God. The Holy Spirit changes us.
“The Lord heard Elijah’s cry, and the boy’s life returned to him, and he lived” (1 Kings 17:22). The raising of the widow’s son confirmed Elijah’s authority as God’s prophet. Here, we look beyond God’s prophet, Elijah, to God’s Son, Jesus. We look beyond the raising of the widow’s son to the resurrection of Jesus, […]Read More From the raising of a widow’s son to the resurrection of God’s Son
“What shall we say, then? Shall we go on sinning so that grace may increase? 2 By no means! We are those who have died to sin; how can we live in it any longer? 3 Or don’t you know that all of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? 4 We were […]Read More Union with Christ in his death and resurrection – facts, faith and experience
Romans 1:16; 1 Corinthians 2:2; 1 Corinthians 6:19–20; Galatians 6:14 Paul was no silent disciple, no half-hearted follower of Jesus. He was not ashamed of his Lord. He was glad to say, “I am not ashamed of the Gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to every one who has faith” (Romans […]Read More Learning from the Apostle Paul
Read the words of John 3:16 and Romans 10:9. Put your name into these great verses. Make it personal – Jesus is my Saviour. Jesus is my Lord.Read More Make it personal!
“It is God’s kindness that is trying to lead you to Him, and change the way you think and act” (Romans 2:4). God doesn’t want to leave us the way we are. He wants to change us. He wants to make us new men and women. He wants to make us men and women who […]Read More God’s Love Is Reaching Out To Us – To Change Us.
The proclamation of peace with God through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ (Romans 5:1) must be carefully dissociated from a proclamation which says, “‘Peace, peace’, when there is no peace” (Jeremiah 6:14; Jeremiah 8:11).Read More Real Peace – And No Peace