Are you a new Creation.

II.Cor.5:17 Let us look at the Condition of a new creation. It is in ” Christ.” “If any man is in Christ he is a new creation. ” This implies that we have fled to Him for shelter and salvation-as the man-slayer fled to the City of Refuge. Let us take refuge in Jesus’ atoning…

Seeking Christ with all your heart

Jeremiah 29:13 God must be found before he can be know and enjoyed. “He is not far from each one of us: for in him we live, and move, and have our being”  according to (Ac.17,28). Yet this natural nearness of God may be unrecognized by us, and may not be sufficient to bring us…

Failure because of sin.

Joshua 7:11 The fall of Jericho was followed by the temporary fall of Israel. We have much need to beware of the dangers of success. When Uzaiah was strong, his heart was lifted up to his destruction according to (II. Chr.26:16). The seed of pride and self-confidence is often sown in the joyful, but unguarded…

How shall we do.

II. King 6:8,17 The weapons of a “man of God” are nost carnal, but spiritual according to (II.Cor.2:4) ”For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;” Elisha was able through his spiritual insight to save the king of Israel, “not once nor twice”…

The cost

Luke 14:28 Man is not a mere creature of circumstances “Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.” (Jer.1:5) Like a plant. Christ expects us to act as reasonable men, and to…

Failed in life

Luke 12:13,21 The parable of the rich and prosperous fool was given to rebuke the covetousness of the man who said to the Master, “Speak to my brother that he divide the inheritance with me.” (v.13). But the Lord could see that under the mask of justice there gleamed the greedy eye. Who made Me…

Is God Indifference to long suffering?

II. Peter 3:8 Let us look at the Divine time-measures first of all. (v.8) contains the second answer to the skeptical argument. Time is the condition of man’s thought and action, But not of God’s. His thoughts are not as our thoughts, nor His ways as our ways according to to (Isa.55:8,9) “For my thoughts…