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Home Group – Zechariah

Zechariah (Zekh’ar’yah) Zechariah is made up of 2 elements, the last portion is an abbreviation for Yahweh and the first means to think about, meditate upon, remember, recollect, declare, recite, proclaim...basically it means remembrance. So Zechariah means ‘Yahweh Remembers’ or ‘the Remembrance of Yahweh’.  The book of Zechariah is another short book with 14 chapters [...]

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Home Group – Jeremiah Pt 1

Jeremiah (Yir’meh’yah) Pt 1 There are several possibilities for the meaning of Jeremiah, it could mean ‘Jehovah throws’ as in ‘An arrow in God’s bow’, or ‘Elevated of the Lord’ or ‘My High Place is the Lord’, and ‘Whom Jehovah has appointed, established or sent.’ Looking at the life of Jeremiah the prophet, any of [...]

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Living Fearlessly (2)

'...Do not fear, for I am with you...' Isaiah 41:10 NIVThe words 'fear not' appear in the Bible all the way from Genesis to Revelation. Why is that? Because God understands that fear is not only our biggest enemy but our constant companion, and He wants to help us overcome it. Our comfort zones constrain [...]

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Living Fearlessly (1)

'...You are My servant; I have chosen you...' Isaiah 41:9 NIVHave you ever wondered how animal trainers used to control a fivetonne elephant and keep it from running away? They did it by controlling the animal's thinking. When a baby elephant was being trained, a rope was put around its leg and then tied to [...]

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Jesus – is God!

'...What do you think about...Christ?...' Matthew 22:42 NKJVOne day Jesus took Peter, James and John up to the top of a mountain. We read: '...Moses and Elijah appeared and began talking with Jesus...Peter...blurted out, "Master...Let's make three shelters as memorials - one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah."' (Luke 9:3033 NLT) Peter's [...]

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Contentment

'...with these we shall be content.' 1 Timothy 6:8 NASContentment isn't something you find at a particular destination, it's something you practice every day on your way to it. And even if you miss the right path from time to time, you still enjoy the scenery along the detour. Paul said, 'Not that I speak [...]

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Angels

'...Some people have entertained angels without knowing it.' Hebrews 13:2 NIV When we talk about angels operating among us, the spiritually unenlightened think it's just religious sentiment. That's because they allow their intellect to neutralise their faith. Notice: (1) Angels have a long history among us An angel shut the mouths of lions for Daniel. [...]

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To Succeed In Life

'Open my eyes, that I may see...' Psalm 119:18 NKJVTo succeed in life: (1) You must refuse to settle for yesterday's accomplishments If what you did yesterday still looks big to you today, you probably haven't done enough today. Paul celebrated his accomplishments, but he focused on what God had for him in the future: [...]

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