9 April, 2017
Palm Sunday’s celebration often misses the anguish on the heart of Jesus as He drew near to Jerusalem. Today, like then, we are so often looking for Jesus to solve our earthly problems and fail to see that He has eternity on His mind and in His heart.
19 March, 2017
No one can be righteous by their own efforts! We saw the depths of sinfulness of man in Romans 3:9-20, as “no one is righteous, not even one”. We were condemned by the Law and our sinfulness. But praise Jesus, who is God, but came and fulfilled the Law as a perfect man! His death and resurrection […]
26 February, 2017
“No, a person is a Jew who is one inwardly; and circumcision is circumcision of the heart, by the Spirit, not by the written code.” – Romans 2:29 Circumcision in the Old Testament, a mark of God’s covenant with Abraham, was a sign that pointed towards a new covenant – through Jesus. Physical circumcision does […]
19 February, 2017
“Or do you show contempt for the riches of his kindness, forbearance and patience, not realising that God’s kindness is intended to lead you to repentance?” – Romans 2:4 God has every right to punish us for our sin, right now – “for the wages of sin is death” (Romans 6:23). However, God is kind! […]
29 January, 2017
It is very easy to give up on prayer when we don’t see immediate results. However, Jesus doesn’t call us to take the easy option, he calls us to pray! Using the parable of the importunate widow, Jesus calls his disciples and us to always pray and to not lose heart, for “will not God bring […]
22 January, 2017
‘Jesus said to his disciples: “Things that cause people to stumble are bound to come, but woe to anyone through whom they come.’ – Luke 17:1 If things that cause people to stumble are bound to come, what then shall we do? Luke 17:1-10 instructs us to repent, forgive, have faith, and to be humble.
25 December, 2016
In a world that is searching for meaning and satisfaction, Jesus offers the only true joy we can experience. He offers this as a free gift to all who will come to Him. Jesus came to this earth so that we might be reconciled to the Father and there find everlasting peace and joy.
27 November, 2016
“Even so we, when we were children, were in bondage under the elements of the world. But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, that we might receive the adoption as sons.” Galatians 4:3-5
20 November, 2016
From the very beginning, God was at work in His plan of salvation for the world. In the fullness of time, He sent Jesus into the world to be the sacrifice for our sins. God is faithful to all of His promises, but sometimes we must wait until His perfect time has come.
30 October, 2016
The centurion was a leader of men; a highly respected figure in society. Yet he knew the authority that Jesus had – that even a word from Jesus could heal his servant. This man was commended by Jesus for his great faith!