The Missionary Spirit

                “In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach until the day He was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles He had chosen.  After His suffering, He showed Himself to these men and gave many convincing proofs that… Continue reading The Missionary Spirit

The Burden Of Habakkuk

                “Look at the nations and watch — and be utterly amazed.  For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe, even if you were told.”                                                                                                                                                                 Habakkuk 1:5                 Every year during the lead up to New Years Day the news media engages in a process of examination… Continue reading The Burden Of Habakkuk

One LORD and One Name

                “On that day there will be one LORD and His Name the only Name.”                                                                                                                                                 Zechariah 14:9b A few years ago I was able to complete a study of the book of Zechariah.  It is a wonderful and complicated book which, at times, threatened to overwhelm me.  When we come to the conclusion of… Continue reading One LORD and One Name

Looking Unto The LORD

LOOKING UNTO THE LORD Psalm 123                 As the Psalmist writes on the approach to the worship of God he ushers us into a world view which is very different from the one which we were raised in.  He begins with an emphatic word which causes us to look up to God.  The Psalmist comes… Continue reading Looking Unto The LORD

A Vital Question To Begin A New Year

“Later Jesus found him at the Temple and said to him, “See, you are well again.  Stop sinning or something worse may happen to you.””                                                                                                                                                                                 John 5:14                 What a wonderful text to focus on in one of the first reflections of 2022.  Taken in its context this verse brings us to a point… Continue reading A Vital Question To Begin A New Year

A New Year Hope

                “I waited patiently for the Lord; He turned to me and heard my cry.  He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and the mire; He set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand.  He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn… Continue reading A New Year Hope

The Prayer Of Moses

                “Lord, You have been our dwelling place throughout all generations.  Before the mountains were born or You brought forth the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting You are God.”                                                                                                                                                                                 Psalm 90:1-2                 “Who knows the power of Your anger?  For Your wrath is as great as the fear that is due… Continue reading The Prayer Of Moses