18 August, 2019
“Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and from Jesus Christ, the Father’s Son, will be with us in truth and love” – 2 John 3 The grace of God extended towards us in Jesus Christ compels us to extend grace towards those around us.
11 August, 2019
The bible speaks much about the corruption of idolatry and God commands His people to have no idols. This command is not restrictive, but protective, for as the New Testament reveals, behind idols is the activity of demons. John ends his first letter by saying “Little children, keep yourselves from idols”.
4 August, 2019
When we comprehend the grace of God – His undeserved forgiveness and favour towards us – we ought to be motivated to pray for each other, having faith that God will extend His grace to those around us as well.
28 July, 2019
As we live in an incredibly uncertain world, we can take heart in two things: the certainty of eternal life, and the certainty of having our prayers answered.
21 July, 2019
God has given us eternal life; a life of knowing Him and experiencing His love, forgiveness, joy and His life. He has given us the grace to obey His commands. Yet, the world (and the evil one) are against this eternal life, and we are called to overcome.
14 July, 2019
The heart of Christianity is love. A love that is supernatural and is given to those who believe in Jesus as their Lord and Saviour. God is love and his heart is to restore his character in human beings who have been cut off from this love because of sin. John has experienced this love […]
7 July, 2019
The apostle John has tasted the love of God and is sharing in fellowship with God, who is love. He exhorts his readers to recognise that those who are born of God are born to love. This is the new DNA of a Christian and the love that we now possess and are able to […]
30 June, 2019
We can recognise the Spirit of God in those who acknowledge Jesus Christ as God who came in the flesh as man to our Earth. Additionally, believers, as those who have the Spirit of God, are those who overcome.
23 June, 2019
Jesus set the standard of love through His life of loving others, including his friends, his enemies and the world. Although the standard seems too high, by the power of the Holy Spirit we can be enabled to love as Jesus loves.
16 June, 2019
It is the love of God, poured into our hearts by the Holy Spirit that empowers us to live a life of freedom, running away from sin.