Fix your eye on Jesus! Not on your difficulties! In Jesus, we have received the greatest inheritance of all! The Kingdom of God is ours! The victory is ours! We… Continue reading Your inheritance is peace!
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not… Continue reading The mind-gut connection
A strong spiritual challenge issued by Jesus against the religious leaders of Jerusalem is the theme of the next section of John chapter 7. Jesus makes the point that obedience is a necessary aspect of learning. The resistance of the scribes and pharisees is ultimately a matter of rebellion, not knowledge. In the same way,… Continue reading The Gospel of John – ”Right Judgement”
On one level, John 7:1-13 functions to set the stage for the rest of chapters 7 & 8. It also reveals to us some wrong views about Jesus that the Jewish people, including Jesus’ own brothers, had about Him. But a careful look at these verses also reveals that Jesus is both Messiah and Lord, which fits… Continue reading The Gospel of John – Trust God’s timing
Pandemic joy podcast Up for grabs The word of God offers timeless guidelines and instructions for reassurance for seasons of life's uncertainties. Looking beyond the news headlines of fear, this… Continue reading Pandemic Joy
The resurrection of Jesus What is Holy Week? Holy Week is a series of eight days that allow us as Christians, as believers, as followers of Christ, an opportunity to… Continue reading Holy Week
His divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him who called us. — 2 Peter 1:3 How can we develop a faith strong enough to see us throughout our lives? The key is this: God wants us to be spiritually strong and has provided us… Continue reading From seedlings to trees
We are not in control - God is! Trust in Him. Drop to your knees and pray! Get closer to Him. Hear His voice. Then follow His instructions! I lift my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the LORD. The maker of heaven and earth. He will… Continue reading PRAYER AND ACTION GO HAND-IN-HAND?
This section of scripture uncovers the true motivation of the crowd following Jesus: selfishness. This passage is part of a long dialogue where Christ clarifies the meaning of His miracles. Jesus has just explained that He, Himself, is the ''Bread of Life'' which people are meant to seek. In response, the people complain amongst themselves.… Continue reading The Gospel of John – Do not be driven by selfishness
As we continue through Chapter 6 of the Gospel of John, we find that the people are still showing more interest in the spectacle of Jesus miraculous works rather than the message and meaning intended in His works. They are seeking but they do not seek the truth. Follow this series on the Gospel of… Continue reading The Gospel of John – I Am the Bread of Life