Luke 1:67-80 Worship and Praise

C.S. Lewis said, “The central miracle asserted by Christians is the incarnation. They say that God became man. Every other miracle prepares for this, or exhibits this, or results from this.” We look at the prophecy of Zechariah following the birth of John the Baptist to help us see that the incarnation of Jesus should […]

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Mark 2:1-12 Who is this Man?

The book of Mark asks and helps to answer the question – Who is this man Jesus?  In this passage where Jesus heals a paralysed man, there is further evidence that Jesus is in fact not merely a man but is, in fact, God incarnate.  This is seen as Jesus knows people’s heart, He has […]

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1 Kings 6 The building of the temple

The problem can be that that we put far we can feel spiritually superior because we have a great building or big numbers or a great budget. The real outcome of a relationship with God must be obedience. The real outcome of a relationship with God has to be faith in the Lord Jesus Christ […]

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What Jesus is saying is that a right relationship with God will not be dependent on a something physical. It will not be necessary to go to a location or a special building to find a right relationship with God. Thus, cathedrals, temples, church buildings can never to declared holy. This building is only important […]

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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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14:20 “Brothers, do not be children in your thinking. Be infants in evil, but in your thinking be mature.” It is for this reason that Paul pleads with the Corinthian Christians to exhibit some measure of restraint, some measure of control. That is, I believe the primary reason for what Paul is writing here this […]

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