As I have been studying the Bible I have been wrestling with one of its great mysteries. James writes this intriguing sentence. “With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in God’s likeness.” (James 3:9) James tells us that we are not to… Continue reading The Image Of The LORD
“So I tell you this, and insist on it in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking. They are darkened in their understanding and separated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them due to the hardening of… Continue reading A New Robe
“O Lord, God of Israel, there is no God like you in heaven or on earth – you who keep your covenant of love with your servants who continue wholeheartedly in your way. You have kept your promise to David my Father; with your mouth you have promised and with your hand you have… Continue reading O LORD, Hear!
“Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ, for which I am in chains. Pray that I may proclaim it clearly, as I should. Be wise in the way you act… Continue reading Devote Yourself To Prayer
“I have become like a portent to many, but you are my strong refuge.” Psalm 71:7 “Since my youth, O God, You have taught me, and to this day I declare your marvellous deeds. Even when I am old and grey, do not forsake me, O God, till I declare Your power to the… Continue reading Believing Praise
“Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, for our “God is a consuming fire.”” Hebrews 12:28-29 At the end of chapter twelve of the book of Hebrews the author concludes the main body of his… Continue reading A Consuming Fire
“Once more Pilate came out and said to the Jews, “Look, I am bringing Him out to you to let you know that I find no basis for a charge against Him.” When Jesus came out wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe, Pilate said to them, “Here is the man!” As… Continue reading Following Jesus
“Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God – this is your spiritual act of worship. Don not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be… Continue reading Being The Church