The Pathway to Forgiveness

When the angel appeared to Joseph at the birth of God’s Son, he instructed him to call the child’s name “Jesus: for he shall save his people from their sins” (Matt 1:21). In that simple declaration we have defined for … Read more “The Pathway to Forgiveness”

Jonah – The Enigmatic Prophet (3)

The Great Fish

In chapter 2, the record returns to follow Jonah’s plight and most of the events described would have occupied about 3-5 minutes. On the surface, newly converted sailors are making sacrifice and vows to their new God. … Read more “Jonah – The Enigmatic Prophet (3)”

Seek Ye First (7)

O ye of little faith

The problem that we face today is the same problem Israel faced in the wilderness: a lack of faith. We can have faith on an intellectual and academic level—but it is the practical level where

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Walking in Holiness Today (3)

In our previous articles we have delved into what holiness really means and, more especially, how we understand Yahweh our God to be holy. The idea of being holy is more than just the concept of ‘separateness’. It involves a

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Forgiveness and The Gospel

Nothing is more definitely set forth in the gospel than the fact that its very heart is the work of Christ. Do we think of the gospel as the covenant with Abraham concerning everlasting inheritance of the land promised? Then … Read more “Forgiveness and The Gospel”

To the Excellent in Whom is All My Delight

On the day of Pentecost, the apostle Peter stood up and preached the truth concern­ing the risen Christ. He pointed to a vacant sepulchre and boldly affirmed that its very empti­ness, rather than being a sign of abject failure, was … Read more “To the Excellent in Whom is All My Delight”

Morning and Evening

From the very beginning of our creation God established an evening and morning as the wo defining moments of a day (Gen 1:5). They act like two bookends, helping us to distin­guish the start and finish of daily consideration and … Read more “Morning and Evening”

Philemon

Philemon is the shortest of Paul’s many letters, with just 25 verses and 335 words in the original Greek; considerably less than this article. It is unique in that it argues for no specific doctrine and is purely personal in … Read more “Philemon”

Do you Want Justice?

An ageing, once beautiful movie actress decided that she wanted a series of portraits taken by the same photographer who had shot some wonderful pictures of her some 30 years earlier. After a considerable search, he was located and commis­sioned … Read more “Do you Want Justice?”

“What are These Wounds in Thine Hands?”

One of the greatest dramas the world will ever see will be the conversion of Israel when our Lord returns: “There shall come out of Sion the Deliverer, and shall turn away ungodliness from Jacob: For this is my covenant … Read more ““What are These Wounds in Thine Hands?””

Forgiveness and the Gospel

Nothing is more definitely set forth in the  gospel than the fact that its very heart is the  work of Christ. Do we think of the gospel as  the covenant with Abraham concerning everlasting  inheritance of the land promised? Then … Read more “Forgiveness and the Gospel”

An Amazing Example of Fatherly Love (1)

“For he was a good man, and he was led with the Holy Spirit and with faith” Acts 11:24.

Threaded through the early chapters of Acts and almost hidden behind the scenes is a shadowy sketch of a relatively rarely

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