1 Corinthians 15:8-10, Ephesians 2:8-10. Two important truths for us to understand more and more are (1) how unworthy we are to receive anything from God as sinners, and (2) how much His grace has been abundantly poured out upon us. Oh how that should create such thankfulness and praise in our lives! (One mistake […]
1 Thes 4:1-12. This passage opens up the theme of sanctification, or purification, in the believer’s life. A Christian’s life is to be different from “those who don’t know God”. But how are we purified? How do we get victory of certain sins? And where do we go from here?
1 Thes 3:1-13. Are you standing fast in The Lord? That is the question at the heart of this passage. Paul was concerned, that as the Thessalonians had faced trouble and persecution, that they may have fallen away. He was deeply concerned for them, just as we should be for our brothers. Where are they? […]
1 Kings 1:39-40. As practised at our queens coronation, the “anointing of oil” is modelled on the anointing of Solomon and other Monarchs. When Jesus began his public ministry, he was not anointed with oil, which was the shadow, but with The Holy Spirit Himself. Likewise the horn of oil from heaven was poured out […]
Job 28:1-28. Prov 2:1-6. While man seeks for treasure on the earth, there is a treasure from above, far more precious than all we could desire. The Bible shows us that this treasure is “Wisdom”, a wisdom that comes through fearing God. But how do learn the Fear of the Lord? And how do we […]