Forfeited grace

To not honour the Lord Scripture Readings Acts 3:1-26 Daniel 5:1-30 Introduction My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, They tell the story of the young man who wanted to rent a room off the old lady who lived right next to a railway line.  First she showed him the room, and showed him … Continue reading Forfeited grace

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The Sovereignty of God

The Attributes of God Scripture Readings Romans 11:33-36 Daniel 4:28-37 Introduction Dear friends in the Lord, Let’s for one moment imagine that God is not sovereign, not supreme, not all-powerful, not all-wise or not unchanging.  Think about it.  In other words, what if God were dependable on what He created, what if He was in … Continue reading The Sovereignty 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)

Reformation

Jesus Christ, the center of creation, the message of the Bible Scripture Readings: Daniel 2:24-45 Revelation 5:1-14 Introduction There was a time in history when the official church burned on the stake those who dared translate the Bible from Latin into English.  There was a time when only a few priests had the privilege of … Continue reading Reformation

The troubled king who found piece

Nebuchadnezzar was a troubled man before he met Daniel and the living God. The king's dream about the statue out of gold, silver, bronze and iron/clay really troubled him (Daniel 2).  He had to know what it means.  So he called in his wise men: magicians, enchanters, sorcerers and astrologers - more or less the … Continue reading The troubled king who found piece