This section of scripture uncovers the true motivation of the crowd following Jesus: selfishness. This passage is part of a long dialogue where Christ clarifies the meaning of His miracles. Jesus has just explained that He, Himself, is the ''Bread of Life'' which people are meant to seek. In response, the people complain amongst themselves.… Continue reading The Gospel of John – Do not be driven by selfishness
The beginning of wisdom "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. For through wisdom your days will be many, and years will be added to your life. If you are wise, your wisdom will reward you; if you are a mocker, you alone will… Continue reading Fear of the Lord
The life of Jesus is unique because he was fully God and fully man. We affirm he is God but never at the expense of affirming he is also man. Only because Jesus shared wholly in our humanity is he able to be our perfect priest (one who mediates between God and man) and our… Continue reading Jesus Lives!
Follow what is good, pleasant, honourable, trustworthy and without reproach — Choose to follow Christ, the Great Shepherd. He is our Saviour. He is our Redeemer. He is our King. There is no one like Him — in Heaven or on Earth. Surrender your heart to Him. 11 “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down… Continue reading Follow what is Good!
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Art: UnknownSecret to Life The secret to life is Harboring no secrets My Lord loves A clear conscience St. Luke 8:17 “For nothing is secret, that shall not be made manifest; neither anything hid, that shall not be known and come abroad.”
What are your Christian beliefs? The answers to the following three questions will you understand what you believe:What do I believe and why does it matter?How can I put my faith into action?Am I becoming the person God wants me to be? One simple truth will become undeniably clear: what you believe drives everything. God's… Continue reading What you believe drives everything!
Obey the Lord! Are sins weighted as small and inconsequential while other sins are seen as huge and far reaching in the damage they cause? Christians tend to categorise sins like this. The reality is that no one sins in isolation. Each time we sin, we show disobedience to God – it affects not only… Continue reading Sin and it’s consequences!
Heavenly Father, I wait expectantly for You. I long for Your righteousness and I long for You. I trust You to answer my prayer. Bless me and my family, I pray. May Your name be kept holy and Your kingdom come. Lord, may Your will be done in all things and be plainly seen, as it… Continue reading Prayer of Expectancy
God is constantly talking to us, like a radio tower constantly sending out a signal. We just need to tune in to the right station.
The veil over our hearts is removed! 7 Now if the ministry that brought death, which was engraved in letters on stone, came with glory, so that the Israelites could not look steadily at the face of Moses because of its glory, transitory though it was, 8 will not the ministry of the Spirit be even more glorious? 9 If the ministry… Continue reading The Greater Glory of the New Covenant!