Category Archives: Themes

Be still!

Psalm 46:10 The people of God are constantly threatened by powerful forces: the world and the devil. These could easily engulf us – except that our God is greater! “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be … Continue reading

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The Bride-to-be

Revelation 19:6-8 Towards the end of the book of Revelation we hear this tremendous shout of praise: “Hallelujah! For our Lord God Almighty reigns. Let us rejoice and be glad and give Him glory! For the wedding of the Lamb … Continue reading

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The Mediator

I Timothy 2:5,6 “For there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus, who gave Himself as a ransom for all people.” One God (Isaiah 45:22) If our God is not one god among … Continue reading

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Leaders who fail

Mark 3:19 “… and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed Him.” Luke tells us that Jesus spent a whole night in prayer (Luke 6:12) before selecting the twelve men who would be His apostles – the men responsible for spreading the good … Continue reading

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The Anointed One

Mark 1:10 “Just as Jesus was coming up out of the water, He saw heaven being torn open and the Spirit descending on Him like a dove.” The title ‘Christ’ or ‘Messiah’ means ‘Anointed One’. The concept of ‘anointing’ means … Continue reading

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Our Passover Lamb

I Corinthians 5:6-8 Paul had received news from Corinth that shocked him: the church was condoning sexual immorality of a particularly offensive kind. In rebuking them, why did he make this reference to the Passover? The first Passover (Exodus 12) … Continue reading

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Hair

The hair on our heads is a strange part of our anatomy: virtually irrelevant to the body’s functioning, but carrying huge social significance. As one of the few bits of us that can be displayed in public, how much we … Continue reading

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