God’s Sovereignty – Devotion

The king’s heart is in the hand of the LORD, Like the rivers of water; He turns it wherever He wishes. – Proverbs 21:1 ‘I wish I was the boss, or If I was the boss I wouldn’t have made that decision’ etc. Such comments are commonplace these days, for most people are not the decision […]

Born Again – Devotion

Do not marvel that I said to you, ‘You must be born again.’ John 3:7 The famous 18th century preacher George Whitfield was asked by a reporter why he would repeatedly and emphatically state ‘you must be born again’ during the course of his messages. Whitfield looked back into the reporter’s eyes and stated emphatically, […]

Spiritual Conception – Devotion

Then Mary said, “Behold the maidservant of the Lord! Let it be to me according to your word.” And the angel departed from her. – Luke 1:38 How do things get from Heaven to Earth? Does it happen? Is it possible? Well in this account, a whole lot more than a blessing came down from Heaven. […]

Living Stones – Devotion

…you also, as living stones, are being built up into a spiritual temple… 1 Pet 2:5 Man is impressed by the sheer size, the ambience, and the architectural excellence of physical buildings. The disciples at one stage pointed out the splendour of Herod’s temple, a wonder of the ancient world, to Christ, yet He was not […]

Praying the Will of God

After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in Heaven, Hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in Earth, as it is in Heaven… – Matthew 6:9-10 This scripture was Jesus’ teaching to the disciples and the multitude on how to pray. Sometimes we can come to God with […]

A Future Worth Hoping For

For I know the plans that I have towards you, says the LORD, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, to give you a future and a hope. Jer 29:11 Amidst Judah’s darkest day, when all hope seemed lost, God brought them a message of good news. God essentially told them: “Even though you […]

The Joy Set Before Him

…who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, Heb 12:2 Much has been written about people who survived unspeakable suffering, and one of the common elements in their endurance was their ability to retain hope amidst their cruel circumstances. This scripture gives us insight into what supported Jesus, as a man, […]