Heavenly shaped refinement

Scripture Readings Psalm 119:153-160 1 Peter 4:12-19 Introduction Dear friends in the Lord Jesus Christ Just a few questions to the children:  hands up if you love going to the dentist! Why do you think we usually don’t like going to the dentist?  Is it perhaps because we dislike the trip to the dentist?  Or … Continue reading Heavenly shaped refinement

Christ prays for the well-being of his church

Scripture Readings 1John 2:18-27; John 17:20-26 Introduction My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, Something has crept into church life in the last decade or two.  They call it church shopping.  Driven by our consumeristic world, a church, or more so a congregation—even irrespective of the particular of its doctrinal position—has to have certain … Continue reading Christ prays for the well-being of his church

The glory of the Lord

The attributes of God Scripture Readings Psalm 24 Revelation 1:9-20 Introduction A.W. Tozer wrote in The knowledge of the Holy: The Church has surrendered her once lofty concept of God and has substituted for it one so low, so ignoble, as to be utterly unworthy of thinking, worshiping men. This she has done not deliberately, … Continue reading The glory of the Lord

The glory of God

This Sunday we will hear the Word of God on another attribute of God:  His glory. Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, or with the breadth of his hand marked off the heavens? Who has held the dust of the earth in a basket, or weighed the mountains on the … Continue reading The glory of God