new covenant


D ear Family The night when Jesus reclined at the table with His disciples (yes, they reclined and didn’t sit neatly in a row on chairs as portrayed in that famous “Last Supper” painting of Leonardo Da Vinci in 1494—so much for those hidings to keep my elbows off the table) and told them that the cup of wine which …Continue reading →

A New Chapter

A NEW CHAPTER While I was doing research for my new book on prayer, I stumbled on a subject every believer should know inside out. It’s called the New Covenant. Of course, I realise that the gracious Holy Spirit, the supreme teacher, is here to lead us into all truth. It was He who led me to explore the ramifications …Continue reading →

New Covenant Prayer – The Foundation

NEW COVENANT PRAYER – THE FOUNDATION Prayer is a common activity in all religions. In fact, religion is a felt need because human beings are incomplete within themselves and need a higher power upon which to depend in their weakness and to supply their needs. Since people are essentially at enmity with God and refuse either to acknowledge His existence …Continue reading →

Back on Line

BACK ON LINE Hello, my dear readers. After a rather long break, I am back on line. My life has been in a big upheaval over the last few months. After serving in my church for the past twelve years as pastoral assistant with all the bits and pieces that accompany a function like this, I have moved to another …Continue reading →

What Changed Everything?

WHAT CHANGED EVERYTHING? You have not come to a mountain that can be touched and that is burning with fire; to darkness, gloom and storm; to a trumpet blast or to such a voice speaking words that those who heard it begged that no further word be spoken to them, because they could not bear what was commanded: ‘If even …Continue reading →

Ratified In Blood

RATIFIED BY BLOOD For this reason Christ is the mediator of a new covenant, that those who are called may receive the promised eternal inheritance – now that He has died as a ransom to set them free from the sins committed under the first covenant. In the case of a will, it is necessary to prove the death of …Continue reading →

A New Covenant

A NEW COVENANT But God found fault with the people and said: ‘The days are coming,’ declares the Lord, ‘when I will make a new covenant with the people of Israel and with the people of Judah. It will not be like the covenant I made with their ancestors when I took them by the hand to lead them out …Continue reading →

Blood Poured Out For You

BLOOD POURED OUT FOR YOU “Taking the cup, He blessed it, then said, ‘Take this and pass it among you. As for me, I’ll not drink wine again until the kingdom of God arrives.’ “Taking bread, He blessed it, broke it, and gave it to them saying, ‘This is my body given for you. Eat it in my memory.’ He …Continue reading →