The Lord has provided

There is this very profound statement in 2Chronicles 3:1 “Then Solomon began to build the temple of the Lord in Jerusalem on Mount Moriah, where the Lord had appeared to his father David. It was on the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite, the place provided by David.” Hundreds of years earlier Mount Moriah is … Continue reading The Lord has provided

Proper Bible study

Proper Bible study must always be preceded by thorough reading. Most mistakes in interpretation are caused because the context of the passage is neglected. In most cases, the context is neglected because it is not read. Often new Christians are introduced to certain “narrow” types of Bible study (memorization, Bible study guides, etc) without having … Continue reading Proper Bible study

Preaching the living Word

"Preaching is bringing the transforming truths of the gospel of Jesus Christ from a passage that has been properly understood, cogently and practically applied, and delivered with the engaging tenderness and passion of a person who has been broken and restored by the very truths he now stands to communicate. You simply cannot do this … Continue reading Preaching the living Word

Death can no longer surprise us

"In recent years we have become increasingly familiar with the thought of death. We ourselves are surprised by the composure with which we accept the news of the death of our contemporaries. "We can no longer hate Death so much; we have discovered something of kindness in his features and are almost reconciled to him. … Continue reading Death can no longer surprise us

Be Careful How You Listen (5)

The crop grows - and we don't know how Scripture Readings Ezekiel 47:1-12 Mark 4:26-34 Hymns/Songs "Come, O Fount of every blessing" "In Christ alone" "Tell me the old old story" "We've a story to tell to the nations" Introduction Dr. James Allen Frances, describes the life of Jesus this way: He was born in … Continue reading Be Careful How You Listen (5)