Category Archives: Quick studies

Bad news

“The righteous will have no fear of bad news; their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the LORD.” (Psalm 112:7) We would all like to sail through life with hardly a care. But the news cannot always be good; sooner or … Continue reading

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The importance of knowing Jesus

Matthew 7:21-23 In the Bible, it is stated again and again that the human race will be judged “according to what they have done.” (e.g. Proverbs 24:12; Revelation 20:12,13). However, we know that on this basis alone we would all … Continue reading

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Being led by the Spirit

“If you live according to the flesh, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the misdeeds of the body, you will live. For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children … Continue reading

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The importance of reconciliation

“If you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother or sister has something against you, leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to them; then come and … Continue reading

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What’s so special about human beings?

“The LORD God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being.” (Genesis 2:7) The Bible contains two accounts of creation. Genesis 1 gives … Continue reading

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Adorning the word of God

“… so that no-one will malign the word of God.” (Titus 2:5) We know that the Gospel message is ‘good news’ – so how can good news be perceived as bad news? A lot depends on the messenger. A worthy … Continue reading

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The genuine article

Labels are extremely useful, but they also have their limitations. I once received a ‘free’ pack of seeds with a parcel of plants. The picture looked interesting, so I planted them – but what came up were not the plants … Continue reading

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