Many people, who never attend Church, claim to live by the teaching of the Sermon on the Mount. They don’t make time for worshipping God, but they tell us that the Beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-12) is their favourite Bible passage. This is because the Beatitudes contains the ideals by which they live their lives. Are we […]Read More Let us worship the Saviour and live for Him.
Ps 51:10, Matt 15:8, 2 Tim 3:5, 1 Pet 4:11, 5:11 In all the service we offer to God, there is to be the offering of worship: ‘To Him be the glory and the power for ever and ever’ (1 Peter 4:11; 5:11). We will not learn to serve God unless we are learning to […]Read More Renewed By God’s Salvation, We Are Strengthened For His Service.
Luke 17:1-37 In verses 1-10, Jesus speaks about temptation, forgiveness, faith and service. (a) Temptation- ‘watch yourselves’, always remembering that we can only win victory through the strength of the Lord (3; 1 Corinthians 10:13). (b) Forgiveness- This is practical teaching. We not only receive forgiveness for ourselves. We are to forgive others (3-4; 1 […]Read More Temptation, forgiveness, faith and service
Isaiah 45:1-25 ‘I am the Lord… I will strengthen you’ (Isaiah 45:5). How does the Lord strengthen us? He strengthens us with salvation. He comes to us as our ‘God and Saviour.’ He calls us to come to Him and receive salvation: ‘Turn to Me and be saved…’ Through faith in Christ, we are ‘saved […]Read More The Lord Strengthens Us With His Salvation.
* “Sent on ahead of Him” (Luke 10:1). We are to prepare the way of the Lord. We are to be like John the Baptist. we are to point away from ourselves to Jesus. * “The harvest is plentiful, the labourers are few” (Luke 10:2). Will you be a labourer or a spectator? * Go, […]Read More We have been sent by the Lord.
1 Corinthians 4:1-21 As ‘servants of Christ’, we must concern ourselves with one thing – being ‘found faithful’. This is not a matter of pleasing people – ‘it is a very small thing that I should be judged by you…’ Pleasing God – this is the most important thing (1-4). Serving Christ is not easy. […]Read More Serving Our Lord Jesus Christ
1 Peter 3:1-4:6 The world is preoccupied with outward appearances. As Christians, we should be more concerned with our inward attitude. ‘In your hearts reverence Christ as Lord’. Pray for His ‘attitude’- ‘a tender heart and a humble mind’(8,15; 4:1). We believe the Gospel – ‘Christ died for our sins once for all, the righteous […]Read More If we want to serve God, we must learn to worship Him.