In And Out

‘Go, and tell this people.’ Isaiah 6:9 NKJV When you’re involved in God’s work, it’s easy to become unbalanced and end up enjoying the work of the Lord more than the Lord of the work. First, Jesus called His disciples to Him; then, He sent them out from Him. The power you need to succeed in your ...Read More

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It’s An Inside Job (4)

‘The Holy Spirit helps us in our weakness.’ Romans 8:26 NLT The twin pillars of a believer’s daily life should be prayer and Scripture. But, while praying may be simple, it’s not always easy. We lack motivation, we’re easily distracted, and we are not always sure what we should be praying for. So, recognising our human inadequacies, ...Read More

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In And Out

‘Go, and tell this people.’ Isaiah 6:9 NKJV When you’re involved in God’s work, it’s easy to become unbalanced and end up enjoying the work of the Lord more than the Lord of the work. First, Jesus called His disciples to Him; then, He sent them out from Him. The power you need to succeed in your ...Read More

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Speak Life: 2

‘Surely the Lord is in this place, and I did not know it.’ Genesis 28:16 NKJV Have you ever heard someone say, ‘The Lord told me,’ and it turned out the opposite? It’s easy to become doubting and cynical in these circumstances. But take care! God speaks through people, and your fear of someone ‘getting it wrong’ ...Read More

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It’s An Inside Job (3)

‘I will pray the Father, and He shall give you another Comforter, that He may abide with you for ever.’ John 14:16 KJV In the New Testament account, Jesus told His disciples, ‘I will pray the Father, and He shall give you another Comforter, that He may abide with you for ever.’ The Greek source for the ...Read More

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Today’s Readings

Acts 24–26 1:1 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. 2 As it is written in Isaiah the prophet,   “Behold, I send my messenger before your face,    who will prepare your way,3   the voice of one crying in the wilderness:    ‘Prepare the way of the Lord,    make his paths straight,’” 4 John appeared, baptizing in the wilderness ...Read More

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Who Were The Scribes? Pt 2

We’ve been learning about the different Jewish religious groups, so far the Pharisees and Sadducees and last time, the Scribes. We actually have a lot to be thankful for from this group because it was their meticulous attention to detail over the centuries, that has resulted in us having a really trustworthy record of Scripture. ...Read More

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It’s An Inside Job (2)

‘It is to your advantage that I go away; for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you.’ John 16:7 NKJV Even as the disciples’ hearts ached about Jesus’ departure, He assured them it was to their advantage because it would bring them a new era of power and authority (see John 14:12). Being ...Read More

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Speak Life: 1

‘We regard no one from a worldly point of view.’ 2 Corinthians 5:16 NIV Paul writes, ‘We regard no one from a worldly point of view… if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!’ (2 Corinthians 5:16–17 NKJV) Here’s an important spiritual principle. When you’re trying to help a believer ...Read More

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Today’s Readings

Acts 22–23 11 While they were going, behold, some of the guard went into the city and told the chief priests all that had taken place. 12 And when they had assembled with the elders and taken counsel, they gave a sufficient sum of money to the soldiers 13 and said, “Tell people, ‘His disciples came by night ...Read More

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Who Were The Scribes? Pt 1

We’ve been learning about the different religious groups within Judaism in the days of Jesus, we’ve covered the Pharisees and Sadducees, probably the two most well-known, but another group often mentioned alongside them are the Scribes. Who were they and what did they do? First of all, there were two different groups within the scribal ...Read More

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Healing Words

‘I would strengthen you with my mouth.’ Job 16:5 NKJV Even when a surgery is successful, the patient can carry scar tissue that causes lingering pain and discomfort. And it’s the same in life. Some people around you wear a mask of success, but inside, they carry wounds they’re unable to talk about. Comedian Jonathan Winters said ...Read More

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