Spiritual growth in Christ

Bible Readings Psalm 119:9-16 Philippians 1:3-11 Introduction Who present today would like a 10-page book on 3 easy steps to spiritual maturity? You may go to sleep tonight as a babe, then wake up tomorrow with full knowledge of God’s Word, able to discern the most excellent things in life. But, unfortunately, there are no … Continue reading Spiritual growth in Christ

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J.C. Ryle: Holiness

What J.C. Ryle wrote towards the end of the 19th century is still applicable - and more so for the church of today.

Prayer for one another with joy and concern born from the love for God

(This study is based on the book of Dr D.A. Carson, A Call to Spiritual Reformation, Priorities from Paul and his prayers [Baker Book House Company, 2007]) Let’s begin and ask the same questions as we asked last week: When you pray, what is it that you pray for? When you pray, who is it … Continue reading Prayer for one another with joy and concern born from the love for God

Climbing peas

Unlike other years, the seeds got into the ground on time this season.  As expected, in about a week’s time they pushed up and started to show their little heads. Same packet of seeds, same soil, same time, same water.  All got fertiliser at the same time.  Yet, some grow faster than others. Along the … Continue reading Climbing peas

Worn out by worry

Worry is a common temptation for all of us. The source of the anxiety might vary from person to person, but no one is completely immune. For some, it’s even a favorite pastime, occupying large portions of their days by troubling over their doubts and fears about the future. Obsessing over those doubts and fears … Continue reading Worn out by worry

Teach me such obedience

Almighty God and gracious Father, You have granted me another day. Thank You for the rest of last night and the beauty of this new day. Thank You for the house we live in, the security we enjoy and your providence in every way. We are blessed and privileged. Please accept my thanks in the … Continue reading Teach me such obedience