The Book of Remembrance – A Book of Names

Dramatic results are exciting. The disciples were thrilled when they saw demons respond to their God-given authority and Jesus acknowledged the power of the kingdom. However, Jesus pointed to something more important: “Rejoice that your names are recorded in heaven”...

A Harvest Fit for a King

Jesus spoke at least twice about the harvest but He never explicitly defined it. In Luke chapter ten He said, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore beseech the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest” (v. 2).1 Then He sent...

Jesus Christ our Lord – Still a Subversive Name?

Mr Mussel was probably a completely harmless and respectable man, but the minds of me and my school friends made him frightening. We told each other to run whenever we saw him riding toward us on his squeaky bicycle. None of us dared whisper his nickname when he was...

The Real King Jesus

King Jesus probably felt like a square peg being forced through a round hole one spring day in Galilee. He had just fed five thousand people who turned out to be hungry for more than bread and fish. They longed for a messiah. The Jewish messiah was expected to fulfill...

In the Name of God – The Greatest Application

New technology has always grabbed people’s attention. David’s preparation to fight Goliath began with a discussion of the latest military hardware. David was content to fight in the name of God but King Saul had armor and a gadget called a sword, and was keen to...

Prayer for Confidence

Here’s a thought provoking question about prayer: if God answered all the prayers you prayed in the last week, where would the benefit be seen most—in your life or in the world? It is not wrong to pray for ourselves but if prayer is an echoing of the heart of God then...
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