Contributed on Nov 26, 2016
The Lord's criteria for service.
ANOINTING A MAN AFTER GOD’S OWN HEART 1 Samuel 16:1-13 Israel had demanded a king, just so that they could be like the other nations. Samuel had protested, but the LORD allowed it. After all, they were not rejecting Samuel: they were rejecting the LORD (1 Samuel 8:4-7). This is the ...read more
Contributed on Mar 23, 2014
The tension between light and darkness resolved as we shake off our drowsiness!
AWAKE THOU SLEEPER! Ephesians 5:8-14 A. Paul contrasts what believers once were (darkness) with what we now are (light in the Lord) (Ephesians 5:8). i) We are to walk IN the light (1 John 1:7), for the ‘fruit of the Spirit’ (Galatians 5:22-23) IS the fruit of light (cf. ...read more
Contributed on Nov 30, 2013
Jesus accepts the worship of those who believe in Him.
A MAN BORN BLIND John 9 This whole chapter contains the account of the healing of a man born blind, and provides a commentary on the significance of this the sixth “sign” in John’s Gospel. The man born blind (John 9:1) represents every man, for just as he was born without ...read more