THE TRUE SPIRIT OF UNITY – Psalm 133

I heard Donald Trump quote this Psalm during his Inaugural Address. While I appreciated him bringing Scripture into his speech I couldn’t help but wonder, “Is this really an appropriate use of The Word?” A Song of degrees of David. Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! Continue reading “THE TRUE SPIRIT OF UNITY – Psalm 133”

HEALING THE WOUND OF DIVISION; Romans Part 68

The Christian Army has a dreadful tendency to turn its guns on its own soldiers and then bury the wounded. In Romans 14 Paul deals with this issue and how to heal the self inflicted wounds of division.

CHRISTIAN SELF AWARENESS; Romans Part 60

The Characteristics of Christian Behaviour (c) The Self Awareness of the Christian Mind Romans 12:3 In teaching the Roman Christians how they ought to behave Paul begins with the surrender of the body (v1) before progressing to the dedication of the mind (v2). In so doing, he is laying an important foundation, for practical ChristianContinue reading “CHRISTIAN SELF AWARENESS; Romans Part 60”

THE OLIVE TREE; Romans Part 55

There was nothing as common to the people of the east as the olive tree. The olive was a rich source of food and oil and as such provided a steady income for the farmer. Therefore the Apostle lifts up this humble example and uses it to reinforce the truth concerning God’s Plan for Israel.Continue reading “THE OLIVE TREE; Romans Part 55”