Our two texts make it very clear that the motive that moved Jesus to die on the Cross was his great and unfathomable love. This immeasurable love was firstly and supremely directed towards the Father, expressed in his loving obedience to God’s call to die on the Cross. Secondly and in agreement with his love […]Read More LOVE MOVED JESUS TO DIE ON THE CROSS
THE MESSAGE OF THE CROSS IN ISAIAH 53. Isaiah chapter 53 is the fourth of the five Servant poems found in the book of Isaiah. They are addressed to or about the promised Servant of the LORD ( Heb. Ebed Yahweh), the Anointed One. Each song declares a particular aspect of his saving work. Uniting […]Read More THE MESSAGE OF THE CROSS CONCEALED IN ISAIAH 53
“We have spoken freely to you, Corinthians, and opened wide our hearts to you. We are not withholding our affection from you, but you are withholding yours from us. As a fair exchange, I speak as to my children, open wide your hearts also”. 2 Cor 6:11-13. Paul had been suffering serious painful difficulties with […]Read More FELLOWSHIP & AN OPEN HEART.
MISSIONS EVANGELISM DISCIPLESHIP – INTRODUCTION THE GREAT COMMISSION: Is the primary task and ongoing responsibility of the church., Through the Great Commission, the Lord Jesus has committed to His Church, in every generation, the responsibility to go into all the world and preach the good news to all nations. He is ready to equip the […]Read More MISSIONS – OUR CALL
In chapters 24-25 of Matthew, what is called the Olivet Discourse, Jesus unfolds the signs connected with his second coming and the end of the age. Unambiguously, some of these signs and events apply to a local geographical setting and to the great tribulation (Mt 24:21) and specifically to the Jewish nation in Jerusalem and […]Read More Be Ready!
He (Christ) will baptise you with the Holy Spirit and fire. His winnowing fork is in his hand, and he will clear his threshing floor and gather his wheat into the barn, but the chaff he will burn with unquenchable fire. Mt 3:11 We often think of the baptism in or with the Spirit as […]Read More His Winnowing Hand
BECAUSE I LIVE YOU ALSO WILL LIVE Living in resurrection life and power and dealing with the remains of sin. Text 1. Ephesians 2:1-8. Paul teaches us that when we are saved by grace through faith, we are made alive together with Christ, that is we become partakers of Jesus’s own resurrection life by the […]Read More Living in resurrection life and power and dealing with the remains of sin.
The importance of abiding in Christ. If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever, even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, for […]Read More ABIDING IN CHRIST
********************************************************************************** What happens if there is no fruit? Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away.” “If anyone does not abide in me he is thrown away like a branch and withers; and the branches are gathered, thrown into the fire, and burned”. (John 15:2,6). Here Jesus clearly states that, anyone […]Read More ONCE SAVED ALWAYS SAVED?
In the present climate of questions about race, culture and conflict. I have been meditating upon the question, what is mankind, what is our position, and who is our neighbour, as followers of Jesus? Here are some simple, but by no means exhaustive, conclusions drawn directly from texts of Scripture, our guide. These principles inspired […]Read More Bible Foundations Who is my Neighbour? Every Human is valuable and precious