A New Beginning (5) – Small beginnings with world-changing results

Bible Readings  Revelation 11:1-12 Zechariah 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…… Continue reading A New Beginning (5) – Small beginnings with world-changing results

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

Christmas: Christ is God, the Almighty Saviour

Bible readings Hebrews 1:1-4 Hebrews 2:5-18 Introduction Dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, Christmas is a time of joy.  It was the message delivered by the angel:   “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. For there is born to you…… Continue reading Christmas: Christ is God, the Almighty Saviour

“I had a dream!”

Scripture Readings 2 Timothy 3:10-17 Jeremiah 23:23-40 Introduction Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Long before God called Abraham, people worshipped other gods. Although they had names, none ever met them; yet, all worshipped them. They bowed to images of them.  Those in charge had the privilege to the secrets regarding these gods.  The worshippers…… Continue reading “I had a dream!”

Can we pray for rain?

Scripture Readings Romans 8:18-27 Jeremiah 14:1-22 Introduction Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, During the time of Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe, a friend of mine took a tour of that country.  There was a visit to the magnificent Victoria Falls, Lake Kariba, the world’s largest man-made lake, game reserves, and other attractions.  Upon his return,…… Continue reading Can we pray for rain?

Expecting Christ’s Return (7)

Bible Readings Ecclesiastes 3:17-26; 2Thessalonians 3:1-15 Introduction Beautiful homes, once deserted, often become cracked ruins.  One theory is that the body heat of residents, as well as the typical humidity of baths, showers, and cooking associated with families living in it, is enough to prevent the walls from drying out and cracks to appear.  Idle…… Continue reading Expecting Christ’s Return (7)

Expecting Christ’s return (8)

Bible Readings Ephesians 1:3-14; 2 Thessalonians 2:13-17 Introduction My dear friends in Christ, In the early ’40s, communism spread into many parts of eastern Europe fell under the expansionist powers of the Soviet Union.  The USSR was under the firm control of Joseph Stalin, who absolutely destroyed his political rivals.  His brutal methods to achieve…… Continue reading Expecting Christ’s return (8)

From Covenant Agreement to Covenant Denial

Bible Readings Matthew 13:18-23; Judges 2:1-15 Introduction My dear family of God, My telephone rang.  The voice was of a young man who attended a camp I conducted some months prior.  At that camp, he made a commitment to serve and love the Lord.  He was serious about it as we prayed together. But now…… Continue reading From Covenant Agreement to Covenant Denial

Obedience and reward

Bible Readings Luke 8:16-18, Joshua 14:6-15   Introduction My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, For some reason not known to me, I sometimes forget to type the word “not” in a sentence where it is needed.  To compound the problem, even proof-reading my now work does not help; I just mentally add “not”…… Continue reading Obedience and reward

The Gates of Hell Destroyed

Bible Readings Revelation 1:9-18 Joshua 12:1-6 Introduction My dear family in the Lord, In the Greek Orthodox tradition, the day after Resurrection was devoted to telling jokes. They felt they were imitating the cosmic trick that God pulled on Satan in the Resurrection. Satan thought he had won, and was smug in his victory, smiling…… Continue reading The Gates of Hell Destroyed