Holiness: Moses, an example

By faith Moses’ parents hid him for three months after he was born, because they saw he was no ordinary child, and they were not afraid of the king’s edict. By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be known as the son of Pharaoh’s daughter. He chose to be mistreated along with … Continue reading Holiness: Moses, an example

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A Prayer for inner strength and spiritual ability

Read Ephesians 2:19 - 3:1-21 Let’s take it step-by-step The house of the Triune God God, the Father:  People in this household are called citizens and members of God’s household (Ehp 2:19) Jesus Christ:  He is the chief Cornerstone  - in Him the whole building is joined together and rises to become a holy temple … Continue reading A Prayer for inner strength and spiritual ability

Restoring the walls together

There once was a denomination with hundreds of congregations, ministers, and elders.  More than five million Christians called this denomination “my church”.  Generation of generation was born, baptised and married there and once again had their children baptised. For more than 300 years this strong Reformed church was a beacon for other denominations holding to … Continue reading Restoring the walls together

Prayer to a sovereign and personal God

 Head scratcher questions Does prayer change things? Read this verse carefully: In Him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of Him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will, (Ephesians 1:11, NIV) Is God sovereign?  What does “sovereign” mean? What does “predestined” mean? Are we perhaps … Continue reading Prayer to a sovereign and personal God

The Holy Spirit and his gifts

One of the major differences between the church of Jesus Christ - the church as an institution and body - is that the church never has to work out its mission, its function, or its strategies to keep people interested.  All of what the church is, what its mission is, how it should plan and … Continue reading The Holy Spirit and his gifts