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Contributed on Oct 21, 2018
When we do God's work, we can expect opposition. We don't have to be discouraged. God will finish what He has started.
We started Ezra 1 with the move of God and the edict of King Cyrus, and the start of a long and difficult journey for the exiles returning back to Jerusalem. • In Ezra 2 we have the list of the returning exiles, by families and towns, and the various roles they play. • In Ezra 3 we saw the altar ...read more
Contributed on Sep 30, 2018
God planned for the return of His people. We see the providence, promise and provision of God in this move back to Jerusalem.
The book of Ezra begins with the end of the exile. • The Kingdom of Babylon has fallen to the Persians, and with the dawn of the Persians empire the subjects were asked to return to their respective homelands. • The first wave of returnees took place in 538BC and that’s where the book ...read more
Contributed on Sep 9, 2018
God speaks to save, not to terrify or condemn. God speaks the truth.
God did not give up on Judah, despite her disobedience and sinful ways. • God continued to speak to them, again and again, through prophet Jeremiah. • God extended grace and showed mercy, still urging them to repent. Judah did not listen, but that did not stop God. “The LORD is compassionate ...read more
Contributed on Sep 3, 2018
God continues to speak to the last four Kings of Judah prior to the fall of Jerusalem. God did not cease to speak to them, even though they are not willing to listen.
We have come to the last 4 Kings of Judah. Next week we will close with the fall of Jerusalem. In one chapter the author penned through the 4 Kings. • Everything moves downhill from Manasseh’s reign onwards because the Lord has decreed that He will judge Judah and Jerusalem will fall under the ...read more
Contributed on Aug 11, 2018
The heart of Josiah was responsive to God and he was humble before Him. God gives grace to the humble.
We looked at the most evil King last week, Manasseh, who repented at the last minute and did what he could to restore the worship of God. • But his attempt at making right what he has done wrong for so many years, was too little, too late, to make a lasting impact. • Even his son Amon who ...read more
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Contributed on Feb 4, 2013
THE ONLY SUNLIGHT THEY SEE Two orphaned brothers stay in a slum district of New York City. One of them is crippled and hardly leaves the room. The older brother has to take care of him and buys him food. His younger brother lamented one day that he has not seen the sunlight for a long ...read more
Contributed on Jan 14, 2013
WE STUDY THE BIBLE TO LISTEN TO HIS VOICE "We study the Bible to listen to His voice that comes from outside our experience, not to listen to our own voice that is crying from within. "His Word is not one of many. It is the only Word that has been there from all eternity because it comes ...read more
Contributed on Jan 3, 2013
WHICH BASIN? Remember there were TWO basins of water mentioned in the Bible. One, Herod used it to wash his hands -- "this has nothing to do with me". The other one, Jesus used it to wash His disciples' feet. It has nothing to do with Him too. It's the job of slaves but He did it. And He ...read more
Contributed on Dec 25, 2012
John Maxwell, a famous author and writer of many books on leadership, shared that once he was visiting his parents and needed to make a conference call. He needed a quiet place and his father let him use his office. As he sat at his desk, he noticed a card next to the phone with these words ...read more
Contributed on Nov 26, 2012
HENRY FORD: THE BANG ON THE TABLE In 1896, Henry Ford attended a company event where Thomas Edison (the great inventor) was the guest of honour. His friend introduced him to Edison as "the man trying to make a car that runs on gasoline." Edison asked young Henry Ford a host of questions and ...read more