The Kingdom is At Hand

Let Israel be glad in his Maker; let the children of Zion rejoice in their King!               Psalm 149:2 ESV Have you ever wondered at the content of the message Jesus preached and the one he told his disciples to preach? I have. I have wondered about it because it seems so simple and indeterminate: “TheContinue reading “The Kingdom is At Hand”

Blessings?

The LORD bless you and keep you; the LORD make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; the LORD lift up his countenanceupon you and give you peace.                                                                                                                                     Numbers 6:24-26 ESV What is it to be blessed? Too easily we take a totally pagan attitude: it is when we haveContinue reading “Blessings?”

I Will Do a New Thing

“See, I am doing a new thing. Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?  I am making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland.”                                                                    Isaiah 43:19 NIV We live in a world which shouts more and more for freedom but believes more and more in fate. We say, “ThisContinue reading “I Will Do a New Thing”

Don’t We Need the Old Testament

For the word of God [OT] is living and active and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart.                                                                                                   Hebrews 4:12 NASB Do you need the Old Testament? Many peopleContinue reading “Don’t We Need the Old Testament”