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

Testimony About Jesus

“If I testify about myself, my testimony is not valid.  There is another who testifies in my favour, and I know that His testimony about me is valid.”                                                                                                                                                                                 John 5:31-32                 Just recently as I was relaxing and watching a comedy on television the situation was presented whereby a young man began to express… Continue reading Testimony About Jesus

Sing Joyfully To The LORD

                “Sing joyfully to the Lord, you righteous; it is fitting for the upright to praise Him.  Praise the Lord with the harp; make music to Him on the ten stringed lyre.  Sing to Him a new song; play skilfully and shout for joy.”                                                                                                                                                                 Psalm 33:1-3                 There is one thing of which we… Continue reading Sing Joyfully To The LORD

Thoughts On Faith And Prayer

““O unbelieving generation,” Jesus replied, “how long shall I stay with you?  How long shall I put up with you?””                                                                                                                                                 Mark 9:19                 This week as I have been preparing for a message on Mark 8:31 to 9:32 I came across the following quotations which deal with the need for real faith as we… Continue reading Thoughts On Faith And Prayer

A Living Sacrifice

                “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.  Do 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 A Living Sacrifice

In That Day

                “In that day,” declares the Lord, “I will gather the lame; I will assemble the exiles and those I have brought to grief.  I will make the lame a remnant, those driven away a strong nation.   The Lord will rule over them in Mount Zion from that day and forever.”                                                                                                                                                 Micah 4:6-7                … Continue reading In That Day

The Doubter

                “My brothers, as believers in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ, don’t show favouritism.  Suppose a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold ring and fine clothes, and a poor man in shabby clothes also comes in.  If you show special attention to the man wearing fine clothes and say, “Here is a good… Continue reading The Doubter

A Call To Faith In Jesus

                “Therefore many of the Jews who had come to visit Mary, and had seen what Jesus did, put their faith in Him.  But some of them went to the Pharisees and told them what Jesus had done.”                                                                                                                                                                                 John 11:45-46                 One of the themes which run throughout the Gospel of John is the… Continue reading A Call To Faith In Jesus