I press on towards the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. Philippians 3:14 Paul’s life was not straight-forward by any stretch of the imagination, but his confession was this: “I have suffered the loss of all things… in order that I may gain Christ and be found in… Continue reading What Are You Pursuing?
From time to time we need to take stock or where we are and re-evaluate the path we are following.
Learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, plead the widow’s cause. Isaiah 1:17 Isaiah had his worked cut out for him in counselling God’s people in Judah. He ministered and prophesied for 40 years during the reign of four kings. Uzziah and Jotham who, “did what was right in… Continue reading The Business of Doing Right
And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. Galatians 6:9 Sow thoughtfully and continue to be a doer, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. Everything we do matters and every choice we make changes… Continue reading Don’t Give Up
That he may learn to fear the Lord his God by keeping all the words of this law and these statutes, and doing them. Deuteronomy 17:19b The king copied God’s word and carried that word with him, but it would be of no use to him unless he committed himself to it. Not only was… Continue reading Commit to God’s Word
“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.” Matthew 28:19 This was the Great Commission to the apostles, this was their purpose, to go and spread the good news of the gospel of Christ Jesus. We all need… Continue reading Pentecost – The Purpose Boost
I sent messengers to them, saying, “I am doing a great work and I cannot come down. Why should the work stop while I leave it and come down to you?” Nehemiah 6:3 We are so easily distracted at times; so easily convinced to stop what we’re doing, take a short break, or attend to… Continue reading Strength Against Opposition
By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established; by knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches. Proverbs 24:3,4 Not everyone has been blessed with wisdom, understanding and knowledge, but it is available to all of us. James tells us, ‘If any of you lacks wisdom, let him… Continue reading A Grand Design
“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” Matthew 28:19,20 The Great Commission certainly lives… Continue reading The Great Commission
Peter turned and saw the disciple whom Jesus Loved following them [and] he said to Jesus, “Lord, what about this man?” John 21:20 During the forty days following the resurrection, Jesus appeared to the disciples on a few different occasions - to Mary on that first morning, with the two going to Emmaus, twice in… Continue reading “Follow Me”