ECCLESIASTES; The Preacher – unraveling the mysteries of life

The key word, vanity, is employed over and over to show that everything man accomplishes and achieves is empty.  At his very best man is a failure.  Solomon discovered this in his long march through life.

KINGS AND PRIESTS; The Christian Empowered

Ever feel discouraged and disconsolate? Here’s an empowering quote from Martin Luther  reminding you of the power and purpose of the Christian in the world: “…every  Christian  is  by  faith  so  exalted above  all  things  that,  in  spiritual  power, he  is  completely  lord  of  all  things,  so  that nothing  can  do  him  any  hurt;  yeaContinue reading “KINGS AND PRIESTS; The Christian Empowered”

PEACE FOR A FRACTURED WORLD; Romans Part 71

Paul advances the cause of Christ’s kingdom to a broken divided world by being optimistic, a biblical optimism based on the ancient promises. Christ is the only answer for our world and our nations, let us give ourselves to his cause! Paul, The Apostle to the Gentiles (a) Paul’s People Romans 15:8-12 Now I say thatContinue reading “PEACE FOR A FRACTURED WORLD; Romans Part 71”

THE CHRISTIAN MINDSET; Romans Part 59

The Characteristics of Christian Behaviour (b) The Christian Mind  And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God. (Romans 12:2) In developing some principles in relation to Christian behaviour Paul lays downContinue reading “THE CHRISTIAN MINDSET; Romans Part 59”

THE GOD SUPPRESSORS; Romans Part 6

For all Have Sinned(b) Romans 1:18-23 Having opened up this section of the epistle with a statement upon the Wrath of God, Paul describes ungodly and unrighteous men; “who hold the truth in unrighteousness” (v18). The word translated “hold” literally means “to hold down”, “to restrain” or “to suppress”. It is a characteristic of ourContinue reading “THE GOD SUPPRESSORS; Romans Part 6”