• June 2017
    Judah and Israel were as numerous as the sand by the sea in multitude, eating and drinking and rejoicing… And Judah and Israel dwelt safely, each man under his vine and his fig tree … all the days of Solomon. (1 Ki 4:20,25) These are wonderful verses about the condition…
    July 11, 2017

  • May 2017
    2Ti 2:19b  "Let everyone who names the name of Christ depart from iniquity." Sometimes it is worth restating the very basics!  If we are to associate ourselves with Christ then it is to be expected that iniquity should no longer be part of our life.  We are to take determined…
    May 10, 2017

  • April 2017
    ‘I shall have peace, even though I follow the dictates of my heart’ (Deut 29:19) Towards the end of Deuteronomy, there are a series of blessing and curses promised to the people of Israel, depending upon whether they obey or disobey the commandments of God.  In the next chapter, there…
    April 2, 2017

  • February-March 2017
    And Enoch walked with God ... (Gen 5:24a) Enoch is the second person in Hebrews commended for his faith.  The description of his life in Genesis is very limited and apart from a record of his father and children, this is the only observation.  And yet it is something for…
    March 25, 2017

  • January 2017
    But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power may be of God and not of us. (2Co 4:7) As one reads through the New Testament there is always a note of triumph in the testimony of the writers.  We do not find them in…
    January 26, 2017

  • Monthly word: December 2016
    And [Joseph] called His name Jesus. (Matt 1:24b) It is easy to overlook Joseph’s part in the Christmas story. But it is worth considering what is written about him, because we see a wonderful man from whom we can learn much. As we look through the four gospel accounts, Luke’s…
    December 10, 2016

  • Monthly word: November 2016
    Today, if you will hear His voice, Do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion,(Heb 3:7-8) It is worth remembering that it is possible for us to harden our hearts against God. This is something to be avoided, at all cost. Perhaps the best known example of someone hardening…
    November 29, 2016

  • Monthly word: September/October 2016
    Rom 2:3-4 And do you think this, O man, you who judge those practicing such things, and doing the same, that you will escape the judgment of God? Or do you despise the riches of His goodness, forbearance, and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to…
    October 20, 2016

  • Monthly word: August 2016
    Isa 45:8 … And let the skies pour down righteousness … This verse expresses one of the deepest longings God’s hearts; that righteousness should flood the earth. In the days of Noah, God had seen the wickedness of man and it caused Him to regret having created man. God had…
    August 17, 2016

  • Monthly word: July 2016
    July 2, 2016