6 October, 2019
In John’s vision, he sees the seven churches (lampstands) and then the Lord among them. We can see that the Lord is in the midst of His suffering church!
29 September, 2019
The message of Revelation brings comfort and encouragement to the suffering church because the triune God is in charge.
22 September, 2019
Christians need to know how Satan works – he snatches the Word from us like a bird snatches the seeds, he chokes the life from us like weeds choke a good plant, and he stirs up opposition like the raging wind and seas which Jesus rebuked.
15 September, 2019
Christians are called to do good in the name of Jesus. Because of Him, we can welcome both friends and strangers into our midst and show them the love of Jesus.
8 September, 2019
Christians need to see each other face to face. The Holy Spirit in us works as we meet others who also have the Holy Spirit.
1 September, 2019
At the end of this life, each of us will stand before God as individuals. John exhorts us to watch ourselves, being aware that there are false teachers who lead us away from Christ.
25 August, 2019
Many of us read our bible every day, and listen to the Word of God preached each Sunday. This is very good, but how much of it do we put into practice? It is not enough that we know the truth – we must become doers of the truth.
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.