Monthly Archives: November 2014

The test of obedience

Deuteronomy 8:2 “Remember how the LORD your God led you all the way in the wilderness these forty years, to humble and test you in order to know what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep His … Continue reading

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The Pilgrims’ Guidebook: The principle of submission (1)

I Peter 2:13-17 Even though we are first and foremost citizens of heaven, we are still living on earth – and so we also have earthly duties and obligations to fulfil. So, like the Jews exiled in Babylon (Jeremiah 29:7), … Continue reading

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The Kingdom is coming

Psalm 2 From Eden onwards, humanity has rejected God’s authority, and the whole world has been in rebellion against His rule ever since. They defy Him in their words and deeds; they want to live as if He does not … Continue reading

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Victory

II Samuel 8:14 “The LORD gave David victory wherever he went” Reading through I & II Samuel, it is obvious that David was not only a very able soldier himself, but he also had under him a highly skilled and … Continue reading

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Two sides of the coin

A jealous and avenging God “The LORD is a jealous and avenging God;                                                       … Continue reading

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The Pilgrims’ Guidebook: What are we here for?

I Peter 2:9-12 We not only share Israel’s status; we also share Israel’s purpose (Isaiah 43:21). We are to demonstrate God’s character, and to make Him known to the world by bearing witness to His power and His love. A … Continue reading

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Which way?

Psalm 1 “Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked…” (verse 1) The most important life choice that we make is which philosophy we will live by. There are a multitude of religions and worldviews on … Continue reading

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