The Gospel Is The Power Of God

                “For we know, brothers loved by God, that He has chosen you, because our gospel came to you not simply with words, but also with power, with the Holy Spirit and with deep conviction.”                                                                                                                                                                 1 Thessalonians 1:4-5a                 “The Lord’s message rang out from you not only in Macedonia and Achaia – your… Continue reading The Gospel Is The Power Of God

The LORD’s Answer

                “The LORD answered Moses, “Is the LORD’s arm too short?  You will now see whether or not what I say will come true for you.””                                                                                                                                                                 Numbers 11:23                 The context for this verse is another time of judgement for the people of Israel as they wandered in the wilderness.  No matter how faithful… Continue reading The LORD’s Answer

Our Missionary Calling

                “Later Jesus appeared to the Eleven as they were eating; He rebuked them for their lack of faith and their stubborn refusal to believe those who had seen Him after He had risen.”                                                                                                                                                                                 Mark 16:14                 Over the past months, as I have been adjusting to retirement I have been engaged in an… Continue reading Our Missionary Calling

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

Without Reservation

“Calling His disciples to Him, Jesus said, “I tell you the truth, this poor widow has put more into the treasury than all the others.  They all gave out of their wealth; but she, out of her poverty, put in everything – all she had to live on.””                                                                                                                                                 Mark 12:43-44 Derek Thomas tells the… Continue reading Without Reservation

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