Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Married anew

I get all excited when I read a "therefore"!

Why?

Because it brings a therefore.

Things are never the same after a "therefore".

The best "therefore" of all

Monday, 2 October 2017

The Grandest Plan!

There is a wisdom so great,

A love so immense and profound,

A desire beyond comprehension,

A yearning that burns with the brightest light that it all culminated in the grandest, perfect plan of al time ...

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Substance

We have spoken many times of Faith.

And how that Faith is a Person (check here and here and here and elsewhere).

And how that we have each been dealt THE SET Measure of Faith.

But all of this stands on what?

Well, funny you should ask ...

Monday, 18 September 2017

Predictions for Feast of Trumpets Rosh Hashana 2017

Feast of trumpets (Rosh Hashanah)

I am again amazed at how many people feel obliged to celebrate the Jewish feasts.

What amazes me even more is just how wonderfully Jesus had completely fulfilled each and every one of these feasts.

In and around September the Jewish feast of Rosh Hashanah is celebrated (The dates on our western calendar differs every year because our calendar is not synchronized with the Hebrew calendar. In 2015 it was on 14 to 15 September, in 2016 it was on 3 to 4 October and in 2017 on 21 to 22 September).

Let's ask some questions about the feast

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Heritage of the saints here on earth

In South Africa September is Heritage month. 

You find that many of the diverse cultures will celebrate their heritage and culture throughout the month by dressing in colourful attire, participating in cultural events and taking part in activities that celebrate whence they come from.

All well and good ... what about the bride of Christ?

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Called

There is a truthful saying going around that I have quoted before (here). It goes like this:

GOD DOESN'T HAVE A CALLING ON YOU LIFE ... YOUR LIFE IS HIS CALLING

Calling - wanted dead or alive?

I guess we need to know what calling is in order to understand it ...

Thursday, 24 August 2017

Teacher - YAH-rah and bridling

Unbridled horses are just strong, elegant and beautiful animals that serve no purpose, except to satisfy their own needs.

Yet, once bridled, they can fulfill a multitude of useful purposes with all the power and might that they have.

... its the same with man ...

If we are not taught (by the Holy Spirit) we are without understanding, like a horse or a mule running wild and without purpose.

The question is: How to bridle oneself?

Monday, 21 August 2017

What is a fervent prayer?

We can never underestimate prayer.

The finished work of Jesus goes beyond our imaginations.

Jesus died on a cross, not just to save you and heal you and secure your position in Him, but also to restore man into his original position of authority.

Monday, 14 August 2017

Surety

I find that sometimes even Grace believers need reassurance.

Some get ill. Some are stolen from. Some are discouraged. Some are disappointed in life ...

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Protected with exceedingly great joy - agalliasis

The word of God is different.

It is so amazing that when you are warned and told to watch out for the enemy, you are at the same time comforted and reminded that you are protected by Someone with the wildest, most extravagant, supernatural joy over you.

Is this even possible?

Thursday, 27 July 2017

Why not just go? Why therefore?

Why did Jesus not say "go"?

Why did He say "... therefore go"?

I bet you there is a reason!

And it's a GOOD one too!

Monday, 24 July 2017

Beware of enticing philosophy

Man made ordinances and traditions can strip us of our identity in Christ.

I essence we could allow ourselves to be stripped of our identity in Christ by the very choices we make.

How?

By persuasion of deceit for the love of wisdom ...

What?

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Build the house - oikodomē

How do we proceed with the Gospel?

Amid all the ungodliness and strive and and deception and lies and idol worship that is going on in the world ... today ...

How do we proceed with our calling?

How do we act and react and move and find our being?

Monday, 3 July 2017

Death is abolished - katargeō

Jesus abolished death.

What? People are still dying, Daniel. Have you noticed?

Yes, but are they?

Paul writing to his spiritual son, Timothy who was sent on an apostolic mission to one of the greatest idol worshiping cities of all times

Thursday, 29 June 2017

Lambanō and dechomai - personal and objective


What does it mean to receive?

And what stands between us and receiving?

The problem has always been to encourage the bride of Christ in the face of obnoxious hostility rebelling against the Gospel.
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