Monthly Archives: October 2016

An encounter with God (Isaiah 6:1-8) Part 3

Part 3: Cleansing and commission (verses 6-8) But Isaiah was not consumed by the fire of God’s wrath. Although God’s holiness requires atonement to be made for our sins, it is God in His love who provides that atonement. An angel … Continue reading

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Pilgrims’ Progress: Facing the enemy

Exodus 17:8-16 At Rephidim, Israel have their first encounter with an enemy since escaping from Egypt. The Amalekites, a nomadic tribe of Edomite descent who roam the Sinai peninsula, harass the Israelite caravan, attacking the stragglers (Deuteronomy 25:18). At the … Continue reading

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An encounter with God (Isaiah 6:1-8) Part 2

Part 2: Confession (verse 5) The holiness with which Isaiah was confronted was the holiness that had destroyed Nadab and Abihu (the sons of Aaron) when the Tabernacle was first set up. No wonder he was terrified. The vision gave him … Continue reading

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For what we have been given…

We believe in God… Creator of heaven and earth I Chronicles 29:14 “Who am I, and who are my people, that we should be able to give as generously as this? Everything comes from You, and we have given You … Continue reading

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An encounter with God (Isaiah 6:1-8)

Part 1: Confrontation (verses 1-4) What is it like to come ‘face to face’ with God? Many Christians talk about His presence as if it were a warm fuzzy feeling. That may be a common experience; but sometimes we encounter Him in … Continue reading

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Verse of the month: October 2016

“Holy, holy, holy is the LORD Almighty; the whole earth is full of His glory.” (Isaiah 6:3) God is so unimaginably different from us; yet His creation is a window through which we can contemplate His splendour and beauty.

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