Monthly Archives: June 2018

Habitual Behaviour of the Christian

Good habits are well worth cultivating, and efforts at desisting from bad ones are to be commended. Bad habits are injurious to oneself and to others. My mother always encouraged me to be well-mannered. She told me to say, “Thank … Continue reading

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God’s Healing

All of us require healing, both physical and spiritual (Romans 3:23). No one can go through life without injury or illness, and none of us can escape death (Ecclesiastes 8:8). In the process of dying, body parts fail to function … Continue reading

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New Testament Martyrs

Christians must expect to be persecuted for their faith in Jesus (Matthew 5:10-12). While bearing their cross (Mark 10:21) they will suffer for Christ (Philippians 1:29), and yet they count it all joy (James 1:2-4). The Old Testament prophets were … Continue reading

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Riches in Christ

‘But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and harmful lusts which drown men in destruction and perdition. For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

It is my habit each morning to read passages from my ESV Bible. I usually start with a chapter from an Old Testament book, then I read a psalm before reading from the New Testament. Today, I found a common … Continue reading

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Proclamation of the Gospel

What is the Bible about? Essentially it proclaims the salvation of the elect (Colossians 3:12) – the chosen of God (1 Peter 2:4). This is the good news of a new life in Christ (2 Corinthians 5:17) and of an … Continue reading

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Encouragement

‘And Joses, who was also named Barnabas by the apostles (which is translated Son of Encouragement), a Levite of the country of Cyprus, having land, sold it, and brought the money and laid it at the apostles’ feet (Acts 4:36, … Continue reading

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