Worthwhile living

“Brothers and Sisters, if you wish to give your children a blessing when you die, be a blessing to them while you live! If you would make your last words worth the hearing, let your whole life be worth the seeing..." ~ Charles Spurgeon

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Living by faith (4)

Joseph Scripture Readings Genesis 50:15-26 Hebrews 11:13-22 Hymns: Praise my soul the King of heaven How deep the Father’s love for us To God be the glory There is a hope Introduction My dear friends in the Lord Jesus Christ, There is a risk in taking one chapter in the Bible and preach a series … Continue reading Living by faith (4)

The Lord has provided

There is this very profound statement in 2Chronicles 3:1 “Then Solomon began to build the temple of the Lord in Jerusalem on Mount Moriah, where the Lord had appeared to his father David. It was on the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite, the place provided by David.” Hundreds of years earlier Mount Moriah is … Continue reading The Lord has provided

Reformation or Revival?

"Often men have acted as though one has to choose between reformation and revival. Some call for reformation, others for revival, and they tend to look at each other with suspicion. But reformation and revival do not stand in contrast to one another; in fact, both words are related to the concept of restoration. Reformation … Continue reading Reformation or Revival?

Global Financial Crisis?

“History indicates that that at a certain point of economic breakdown people cease being concerned with individual liberties and are ready to accept regimentation. The danger is obviously greater when two main values so many people have are personal peace and affluence. It seems as long as Americans can have personal peace and affluence, they … Continue reading Global Financial Crisis?

Living by faith (3)

Abraham believed that God could raise from the dead Scripture Readings Hebrews 11:13-23 Genesis 22:1-19 Songs This is the day, this is the day Beneath the cross of Jesus Break Thou the bread of life My heart is filled with thankfulness Introduction My dear brother and sister in the Lord, It was by God’s sovereign, … Continue reading Living by faith (3)

Our God is greater than all other gods

David died with one desire unfulfilled:  he wanted to build a temple for the Lord.  God did not allow him to build it, because he was a man who had shed a lot of blood (1Chron 28:3).  He did prepare everything for the building of the temple and instructed his son Solomon to build it.  … Continue reading Our God is greater than all other gods

Australia federal parliament defeats same-sex bill

Australia’s federal parliament has overwhelmingly voted down a bill that proposed to institute “gay marriage” throughout the country. The bill was resoundingly shut down in a vote of 98 to 42. The bill did not receive unanimous support from the homosexual community. Homosexual Senator, Dean Smith voted against it, calling his vote “an honest acknowledgement … Continue reading Australia federal parliament defeats same-sex bill

New words for old sins

It is interesting to hear new words everyday.  It is even more interesting to see how people can hide behind “political correctness” (whatever this word might really mean!) to use new words to describe old sins. It just sounds better with a bit of spin. If we have to believe the contributor to Wikipedia under … Continue reading New words for old sins