23 July, 2017
When the enemy attacks us, he often tries to destroy our confidence in God. We do not need to fear, because God fights our battles! “So the Lord God saved Hezekiah and the people of Jerusalem…. He took care of them on every side.” – 2 Chronicles 32:22
16 July, 2017
‘Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God (John 1:12)’. God bestows upon His children the Spirit of sonship. The Spirit you receive as a son comes with an obligation (not to the sinful nature) but to the leading of […]
9 July, 2017
Jesus Christ has sent the promised Holy Spirit, that through him and by him we may fulfil the righteous requirement of the law. It is only by relinquishing all control to the Holy Spirit that the church is able flourish as God has called it to flourish. ‘Not by might nor by power, but by my […]
18 June, 2017
The Bible says that we are no longer slaves to sin, but slaves to a new master: righteousness! By the grace of God we are able to be obedient to Christ and to live full of the Holy Spirit.
7 May, 2017
Against all the evidence, Abraham believed God, that he would be a “father of many nations”. We also need to lift our eyes off our circumstances and believe that God is faithful to what He has promised.
16 April, 2017
Good Friday tells us that our sins are forgiven and the wrath of God has been poured out, not on us, but on His Son. Easter Sunday tells us there is more!
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! […]