Have you ever given someone you love a gift, only to find that it has been stashed away unused? How hurt you would feel that your friendship was so little valued that the gift was tossed aside! How does God feel when we value His gift of salvation so little that we neglect to appropriate everything He has done for …Continue reading →

Jesus Did Not Say That The Truth Will Set You Free

JESUS DID NOT SAY THAT THE TRUTH WILL SET YOU FREE “O yes He did!” you might vehemently protest, and I will just as vehemently protest that He did not, at least that is not what He meant. Let’s read what He said, in context, of course. To the Jews who believed Him, Jesus said, ‘If you hold to my …Continue reading →

Sex And Money!

SEX AND MONEY! Marriage should be honoured by all, and the marriage bed be kept pure, for God will judge the adulterers and all the sexually immoral. Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, ‘Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.’ So we say …Continue reading →

All Or Nothing

ALL OR NOTHING “It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again with a yoke of slavery. “Mark my words! I, Paul, tell you that if you let yourselves be circumcised, Christ will be of no value to you at all. Again I declare to every man who …Continue reading →

No Condemnation!

NO CONDEMNATION! “Therefore, there is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus because, through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit who gives life, has set you free from the law of sin and death. For what the law was powerless to do because it was weakened by the flesh, God did by sending His own Son in …Continue reading →

Living In Denial

LIVING IN DENIAL  “They answered Him, ‘We are Abraham’s descendants and have never been slaves of anyone. How can you say that we shall be set free?’ “Jesus replied, ‘Very truly I tell you, everyone who sins is a slave of sin. Now a slave has no permanent place in the family, but a son belongs to it forever. So, …Continue reading →

Free To Obey

FREE TO OBEY “Even as He spoke, many believed in Him. “To the Jews who had believed in Him, Jesus said, ‘If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.’” John 8:30-32 (NIV). Freedom! Is that not what the human race craves? Everyone wants to …Continue reading →

Faith And Unbelief

FAITH AND UNBELIEF “Still shaking his head, he went to Mary’s house, the Mary who was John Mark’s mother. The house was packed with praying friends. When he knocked on the door to the courtyard, a young woman named Rhoda came to see who it was. But when she recognised his voice — Peter’s voice — she was so excited …Continue reading →

While The Church Prayed

WHILE THE CHURCH PRAYED “Then the time came for Herod to bring him out for the kill. That night, even though shackled to two soldiers, one on either side, Peter slept like a baby. And there were guards at the door keeping their eyes on the place. Herod was taking no chances! “Suddenly there was an angel at his side …Continue reading →

Watch Out!

WATCH OUT! “With everybody listening, Jesus spoke to His disciples. ’Watch out for the religion scholars. They love to walk around in academic gowns, preen in the radiance of public flattery, bask in prominent positions, sit at the head table at every church function. And all the time they are exploiting the weak and helpless. The longer their prayers, the …Continue reading →