Facing the end with disbelief

Bible readings Acts 26:19-29; Jeremiah 38:14-28 Introduction “Unbelief puts our circumstance between us and God, but faith puts God between us and our circumstances.” (F.B. Meyer).   Disobedience is the root of unbelief. Unbelief is the moral resistance of the human will.  Disbelief and the pride of independence lead to rebellion. We just want to … Continue reading Facing the end with disbelief

The truth versus Innocent Blood

Bible Readings Jeremiah 26:1-15; Matthew 24:1-14 Introduction Dear family of God, The house opposite to the manse is for sale.  A group of interested buyers to have a look.  On their way back to the car, one remarked, “Look, you would live close to the Presbyterian Church; you could start attending church!”  With disgust, the … Continue reading The truth versus Innocent Blood

The faithfulness of God

The Attributes of God Scripture Readings Lamentations 3:22-27 2 Timothy 1:3-12 Introduction Dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, Just imagine this; there are rumours of an invasion in Australia.  An army of hundreds of thousands of well-equipped enemy soldiers have been dropped in Australia.  This was followed up by more and more arriving in … Continue reading The faithfulness of God

Living by Faith (8)

Faith: victorious, embattled and seemingly defeated Scripture Readings: 1 Kings 18:30-46 Hebrews 11:32-12:3 Introduction My dear brother and sister in the Lord, Faith is to be sure of what we hope for and to be certain of what we do not see.  But, this faith is not something mystical, a feeling, a sort of thrill … Continue reading Living by Faith (8)