Daniel is a significant book for us to study. We can take encouragement from this man who served his God with distinction in the most hostile society imaginable…We may consider our times to uncertain, but our situation was not as grim as the days experienced by Daniel. Yet still he kept his faith in God and he learned that in that darkest day God was on the throne.
2nd Chronicles takes us beyond the death of David, drawing us into the reign of Solomon. The story of 2nd Chronicles, however, is not the biography of Solomon. It is the recounting of the history of something greater than even the most glorious of Israel’s kings. This is the story of the temple. If thisContinue reading “THE DRAMA OF THE TEMPLE”
“Where is he that is born King of the Jews?”
After Malachi the voice of the prophet was not heard for 400 years. 400 years of silence. That silence was only broken when that voice was heard crying in the wilderness. The one whose Malachi’s very name anticipated was born to preach and to introduce the Lamb of God to lost and dying humanity.
The little that we do is great if the Spirit of God is blessing. It is His power not our might which is the basic requirement of success.
We are confronted by imponderable situations that cause us to doubt and fear. Therefore we must walk the puzzling journey with Habakkuk seeking answers that we might be brought to the light of faith and understanding.
Micah along with the other prophets testified to a singular God, one who ruled and governed alone, one who would not tolerate sin, who honoured his promises. When it seemed that so many were seeking after new religions and other gods Micah stood out from the crowd to defend the God who was unique, the one and only true God. This was his calling.
“Every letter is written with a tear, every word the sound of a broken heart.”
Part 24 Isaiah: The Prophet of Grace Key Text: Chapter 40:1 “Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God.” Isaiah commences a section known in our Bible as the Major Prophets. The Jews, however, called this section the Latter Prophets or the Writing Prophets. The latter title emphasised thatContinue reading “ISAIAH; The Prophet of Grace”
The Books of 1st and 2nd Kings sketch the key events in the history of the Jewish people from the final days of David’s reign to the beginning of the Babylonian exile