Bible readings Acts 26:19-29; Jeremiah 38:14-28 Introduction “Unbelief puts our circumstance between us and God, but faith puts God between us and our circumstances.” (F.B. Meyer). Disobedience is the root of unbelief. Unbelief is the moral resistance of the human will. Disbelief and the pride of independence lead to rebellion. We just want to…… Continue reading Facing the end with disbelief
Pray for the World!
Bible Readings Romans 13:1-7, Jeremiah 29:1-19 Introduction Dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, There is a story about what happened in the Native American culture to train a young men bravery: On the night of a boy’s thirteenth birthday, he was placed in a dense forest to spend the entire night alone. Until then…… Continue reading Pray for the World!
To not honour the Lord Scripture Readings Acts 3:1-26 Daniel 5:1-30 Introduction My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, They tell the story of the young man who wanted to rent a room off the old lady who lived right next to a railway line. First she showed him the room, and showed him…… Continue reading Forfeited grace
The Sovereignty of God
The Attributes of God Scripture Readings Romans 11:33-36 Daniel 4:28-37 Introduction Dear friends in the Lord, Let’s for one moment imagine that God is not sovereign, not supreme, not all-powerful, not all-wise or not unchanging. Think about it. In other words, what if God were dependable on what He created, what if He was in…… Continue reading The Sovereignty of God
Living by Faith (8)
Faith: victorious, embattled and seemingly defeated Scripture Readings: 1 Kings 18:30-46 Hebrews 11:32-12:3 Introduction My dear brother and sister in the Lord, Faith is to be sure of what we hope for and to be certain of what we do not see. But, this faith is not something mystical, a feeling, a sort of thrill…… Continue reading Living by Faith (8)
Jesus Christ, the center of creation, the message of the Bible Scripture Readings: Daniel 2:24-45 Revelation 5:1-14 Introduction There was a time in history when the official church burned on the stake those who dared translate the Bible from Latin into English. There was a time when only a few priests had the privilege of…… Continue reading Reformation
The troubled king who found piece
Nebuchadnezzar was a troubled man before he met Daniel and the living God. The king’s dream about the statue out of gold, silver, bronze and iron/clay really troubled him (Daniel 2). He had to know what it means. So he called in his wise men: magicians, enchanters, sorcerers and astrologers – more or less the…… Continue reading The troubled king who found piece