In this further ‘Song of Ascent’ the pilgrims have arrived in Zion. After the journey to get there, they arrive in the place where they will worship God. The psalmist here rejoices though in ‘dwelling together in unity’ with God’s children. Being with the people of God gives him great joy. Indeed the psalm paints […]

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Matthew 13:51-52 New and Old

In hearing a good teacher, applying God’s Word, we hear both wonderful ancient truths and new truths. Or ancient truth applied in a fresh way! These truths are not brand new or have never been heard of before but truths that touch out hearts and lives in a fresh and vigorous way. Truths that remind […]

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Strangely, because of the culture we live in, the word “submission” irritates us and gets us worked up, hot under the collar. Yet, in reality I believe we actually find submission attractive. Just a few example! We have all been to the supermarket and watched the child do a tantrum at the cash registers. Yesterday, […]

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1 Peter 2:4-10 Jesus our Cornerstone

God wants us to live a life that would bring glory and honour to the son who saved us. God wants us to live a life that would be in keeping with who Christ is. Peter’s letter goes on to encourage us to see Christ as the example for Christian living. New Testament worship is […]

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A teacher, preacher, evangelist’s role is to effectively sow the seed. In other words, he has to faithfully proclaim, to the best of his ability, the Word of God. Yet, he is not responsible for the germination and growth of the seed – God does that!  Unlike a salesman who is judged on sales, a […]

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