Genesis 3: 7 - 19 As long as we live in a world of sin, bad things will happen to good people, even to people who have given their lives to serve the Lord. “The wages of sin is death.” It has always been that way, ever since God warned Adam and Eve not to eat from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil in the Garden of Eden. “When you eat of it you will surely die.” When the serpent came to Eve, he made short work of her. She saw, she ate, she gave to Adam and he ate. Jus
Revelation: The Seventh Trumpet Rev 11:15-19 Revelation 11:15-19New International Version (NIV) The Seventh Trumpet 15 The seventh angel sounded his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven, which said: “The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Messiah, and he will reign for ever and ever.” 16 And the twenty-four elders, who were seated on their thrones before God, fell on their faces and worshiped God, 17 saying: “We give thanks to you, Lor
Fathers Day 2017 - Families of Faith
Genesis 25: 21; Exodus 2: 1 - 2; 1 Samuel 1: 10 – 11 The young preacher was shocked to hear the well-known preacher utter the words, "I have spent some of the happiest moments of my life in the arms of another man’s wife. Yes, I have spent some of the happiest moments of my life in the arms of another man’s wife." Then, following a pause, the preacher added, "That woman was my mother." "I’ve got to use that!" the young pastor thought to
Revelation in a Nutshell
Revelation 1- 22
I must say that I am indebted to the hard work of Timothy Mackie and Jonathan Collins in their passion for the unification of Scripture and their guide on Revelation.
So let's dive in…
Firstly It’s not revelations it is revelation. Written by John. He states thatIt is apocalypse (an unveiling) - a type of literature known by the readers of the letter; similar to Ezekiel, Daniel, Enoch.
An Apocalypse was a t
First Things First – How the World Came to Be 5. Adam's Rib: How God Arranged the First Marriage Genesis 2: 18 - 25 I performed the wedding ceremony for Obi and Bianca. It was a lovely occasion, as weddings usually are, and everything seemed to go well. As I stood with the happy couple only 1m away, I looked into their hopeful faces, and the thought came to me: So young, so happy, so beautiful … They don’t have a clue. It wouldn’t help to try to explain things to them because
Galatians – A call to freedom – 15. The task of the Spiritual
Galatians 5:25-6:10New International Version (NIV)
25 Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit. 26 Let us not become conceited, provoking and envying each other. Doing Good to All 6 Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the Spirit should restore that person gently. But watch yourselves, or you also may be tempted. 2 Carry each other’s