Disclaimer The contents of this post is from the pen of a friend, Dr Peter Hammond, who heads up Frontline Fellowship, a missionary organisation based in Cape Town, South Africa. I don’t claim any ownership of the article; however, I fully agree with it. Peter is an ardent student of history and current affairs. He…… Continue reading Responding to the Great Reset with Great Resistance
Singing the Gospel
“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.” (Colossians 3:15–16, ESV) In the gathering of the saints, the proclamation of the Word stands supreme. Hymns, Psalms and spiritual songs are indeed one medium…… Continue reading Singing the Gospel
Forgiveness and Eternal life
We must never think of the possession of eternal life unless we have first of all considered the forgiveness of sins. While Christian salvation does not end at forgiveness, it does start there; there is no short cut to eternal life except via grace, repentance, justification, and acceptance in the sight of God. Eternal life…… Continue reading Forgiveness and Eternal life
Purity of Worship
I had a cup of coffee with an exit student. His zeal to preach the Gospel oozed from every word he spoke. He couldn’t wait for the day of his ordination. Our conversation touched the issue of the ordination vows. I reminded him of the solemnity of those vows. We talked about the vow regarding…… Continue reading Purity of Worship
A moral compass?
Desmond Tutu was a unique person. He assuredly played a vital role in the dismantling of the system of apartheid in South Africa. He came to prominence in the years I trained for ministry at the University of Pretoria. His biographical details are now all over the web for all to read; I will not…… Continue reading A moral compass?
Emissions: An honest result needed
In a matter of a few months, the world has changed. In some respects, it’s become a dangerous place. Our enemy does not go about with visible weapons. Its attack is by stealth. The next person who coughs the air I breathe, or who touches a surface I might touch might be my worst enemy. …… Continue reading Emissions: An honest result needed
A New Beginning (5) – Small beginnings with world-changing results
Bible Readings Revelation 11:1-12Zechariah 4:1-14 Introduction In 1920, missionary Dr Kennith Fraser and his wife Eileen, went to Moruland, now part of Sudan. Dr Fraser understood that the locals had to develop a complete Biblical worldview. As a medical doctor, he built a hospital immediately when he first arrived, but even before that was completed,…… Continue reading A New Beginning (5) – Small beginnings with world-changing results
A New beginning (4) – Who do you think you are!
Bible readings 1 Timothy 1:12-17;Ezra 4:1-5, 5:9-17 Introduction With the return from captivity back to Judah, the Israelites had the task to rebuild not only the altar and the temple but also the city. God called the people He elected for the task to go back. God also provided in all their needs. He prescribed…… Continue reading A New beginning (4) – Who do you think you are!
A new beginning (3) – God’s business first
Bible readings Matthew 6:25-34Haggai 1:1-15 Introduction My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, Two weeks ago we began with a series of sermons under the title “A new beginning”. It revolves around the return from Babylonian captivity of the people of God in the Old Testament. God kept his promise had made through the…… Continue reading A new beginning (3) – God’s business first
A new beginning (2) – Restored worship
Bible readings 1 Peter 2:4-10;Ezra 2:68-3:13 Introduction Dear fellow-Christians, The word of the Lord this morning comes from Ezra 2-3 under the heading “A New Beginning – rebuilding from the ruins of destruction.” This is the second in the series about the return of God’s people after their 70 years of deportation to Babylonia because…… Continue reading A new beginning (2) – Restored worship