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MOLLY AND ME – PERSISTENCE

Molly gets ten out of ten for persistence. I take Molly for a walk every afternoon… Well, let’s be honest. Most of the time she takes me for a walk… actually, we go “drag racing”! She drags, and I race! You see, she hasn’t yet learned who is the boss and who is the dog and who is supposed to …Continue reading →

Did You Know (3)

DID YOU KNOW (3) …That miracles do not produce faith – faith produces miracles. The history of Israel alone is testimony to the fact that miracles have no effect on people to grow faith, who do not believe God. No nation in history has experienced more divine intervention than the Jews. From their illustrious ancestor, Abraham, to their miraculous conquest …Continue reading →

Faith And Perseverance

FAITH AND PERSEVERANCE If humility is the basis of our approach to God, without faith and perseverance, prayer will achieve nothing. Unlike the pagans, who “pray” to get what they want, God’s children draw near to Him because they are family, and family are held together by the bonds of love and trust. Children look to their Father because they …Continue reading →

Learning To Be A Son – Chapter Twelve – Complete In Christ

LEARNING TO BE A SON CHAPTER TWELVE COMPLETE IN CHRIST If we are truly the sons and daughters of God, how can we ever attain the high standard Jesus set for us? Take heart! God views us from His perspective as already complete in Christ. God guarantees that what He began, He will finish. What has He done? He guaranteed …Continue reading →

Learning To Be A Son – Chapter Five – Slaves or Sons?

CHAPTER FIVE Slaves or Sons? Since we have already established that the whole of humankind was intended to be the family of God and that every person is potentially a son or daughter of God, how do we move from potential to actual? The operative word is “faith”. New Testament writers like John and Paul understood what Jesus came to …Continue reading →

Future Faith

FUTURE FAITH These were all commended for their faith, yet none of them received what had been promised since God had planned something better for us so that only together with us would they be made perfect (Heb. 11:39-40). How would you have liked to have been in the shoes of these who died trusting God but having no idea …Continue reading →

The Faith Hall Of Fame

THE FAITH HALL OF FAME By faith Abel brought God a better offering than Cain did. By faith he was commended as righteous, when God spoke well of his offerings. And by faith Abel still speaks, even though he is dead. By faith Enoch was taken from this life, so that he did not experience death, ‘He could not be …Continue reading →

Two Mighty Statements

TWO MIGHTY STATEMENTS Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. This is what the ancients were commended for. By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God’s command so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible (Heb. 11:1-3). Two mighty statements! A superb …Continue reading →

Case Concluded

CASE CONCLUDED For, ‘In just a little while, He who is coming will come and will not delay.’ And, ‘But my righteous one will live by faith. And I take no pleasure in the one who shrinks back.’ But we do not belong to those who shrink back and are destroyed, but to those who have faith and are saved …Continue reading →

Take The Long Look

TAKE THE LONG LOOK   In all this you greatly rejoice, though now, for a little while you may have to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. These have come so that the proven genuineness of you faith – of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire – may result in praise, glory and honour …Continue reading →

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You will have these tassels to look at and so you will remember all the commands of the Lord, that you may obey them and not prostitute yourselves by chasing after the lusts of your own hearts and eyes.

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