Abraham, the Father of all Believers (9)

See, I make everything new Scripture Readings Romans 4:16-25 Genesis 17:1-19 Introduction When I went to high school I met a giant.  He was in year eleven and stood six foot and 10 inches tall in his shoes.  When he finished school at the age of eighteen, he was a full seven foot tall.  In…… Continue reading Abraham, the Father of all Believers (9)

Covenant Baptism

Broadly speaking, there are two main views on baptism: Covenant Baptism (some may call it paedobaptism, because it implies that infants of together with their covenant parents should be baptised).  The mode of baptism is sprinkling of water. Believers Baptism (some call it credo-baptism, because only those who believe in the Lord Jesus Christ as…… Continue reading Covenant Baptism

Abraham, Father of all Believers (8)

The God who sees Scripture Readings Acts 10:30-48 Genesis 16:8-15 Introduction My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, There are certain types of people I don’t particularly like. There are those who openly hate God and mock his Son, Jesus Christ. I add my voice to that of David when he says, Do I…… Continue reading Abraham, Father of all Believers (8)

Abraham Father of All Believers (7)

Do not be wise in your own eyes Scripture Readings Galatians 4:21-5:6 Genesis 16:1-7 Introduction Dear fellow believers, Oliver Cromwell, the Lord Protector of England, had his portrait done by Sir Peter Lely.  Lely had the skill of painting away the not so flattering features of the royals, but when commissioned to do Cromwell’s painting, …… Continue reading Abraham Father of All Believers (7)