Did you ever wonder what the Antichrist wold be like? The enemy of the Jews in the time of Mordecai gives that insight. But Christ is greater in his plan and purpose for his people as we also see in this passage.
In a day of easy beleivism, we remind ourselves that the sinner must experience the work of God the Holy Spirit. The understanding and the will and the affections all need to be changed. In the unnamed woman in this passage, we have a prime example of what happens when the Affections are changed. Have you been converted ..? Have you such a love for Christ ...? How much you love the Lord is a marker to how much you sense your own sinfulness.!
Worship In practise is something where anything seems to be acceptable these days. There is the contemporary or the charismatic style of worship among others.But have we such a liberty from the scriptures to worship in whatever manner man may...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
In this Anniversary year of the tradgic events that unfolded with the Titanic- we seek to apply the lessons in the spiritual context. Opportunity was given for souls to be saved - and in Gods mercy that message is still offered freely to your...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
In a day where modern worship seeks to pander to all requests - the outcome of which is a fragmentation of the family at worship- we must ask Is this scriptural? Is this what should be encouraged in the worship of God?
When was the last time you refused to comply to the world or to some request because you are a christian? Mordecai held his counsel when asked by the servants as he why he refused to bow the knee before Haman- his simple answer was, I am a Jew....[ abbreviated | read entire ]
" I would never deny the Lord " I hear you say. That's what Peter also said - and yet he did so with oaths and curses. It is imperative then that we learn from him - and see those circumstances that brought him to that place. Look out for Gods...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
The modern idea of church involves a service that is largely music based. Drum kits and the like have replaced the tradition form of praise. Hymns have gone and choruses have taken their place. Loud beats drown out the words and an entertainment...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
In this parable of the Saviour unique to Mark, we are taught by comparison with the seed that is sowed and hidden in the ground in spring time, the work of Gods grace planted in the souls of His People.How it starts- in the fashion it continues,...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
'We may fall in grace but never from grace.' That is a message that is refuted and ignored today amidst modern preaching. But what interests us is, what saith the scriptures? And we have it loud and clear in these words of the Saviour himself. I...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Do beleivers need a dressing down on their dressing? We look at this text where God clothes our first parents. And as sinners from Adams fallen race we need to be clothed with Christ's righteousness. But don't miss what we can learn from the...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Job had it hard and in this chapter confesses that he had escaped with the skin of his teeth. He had suffered the loss of so much - but not his faith in Christ. Many have lost much in these days - but for the true believer we can still say, "I...[ abbreviated | read entire ]