Tag Archives: Prophecy

Sovereign Sacrifice

Today we study the apostles’ prayer after the authorities put Jesus to death: “They did what your power and will had decided beforehand should happen.” God acted in his sovereignty, through those who opposed him, to sacrifice of his son … Continue reading

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Used By God

God shows us many times in scripture that he is in complete control of every situation and steers the lives and hearts of even those opposed to him for his own will and purposes. Today we see the high priest … Continue reading

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Jesus: Anointed One of God

The Christmas story: the Spirit of the Sovereign Lord was upon Jesus in his coming to earth, anointing him to proclaim good news to the poor, bandage up the broken, proclaim freedom for captives and release from darkness for prisoners. … Continue reading

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The Character of Jesus

Have you met the Jesus who is the servant, gentle, full of the Holy Spirit, committed to the mission of offering grace and freedom? Do you know this Jesus? He wants to meet you. That’s why he came to earth … Continue reading

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Shoot the Messenger

Sometimes when we don’t like what we hear we persecute those who speak unwelcome words. The condition of our hearts in the now dictates whether we are receiving God or pushing him away, our actions ebbing and flowing from self-centredness … Continue reading

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Hananiah’s Cautionary Tale

At the time of exile, everyone was looking for a quick restoration by the Lord. Who wouldn’t? Yet, the false prophet was tickling the ears of the people. Our hopes and dreams and expectations do not inform the will of … Continue reading

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Faith and Fortitude

Is peer pressure a big force in your life? Are you afraid of what humans will do to you? And does this pressure keep you from fully obeying God? God’s almighty power is greater than anything your contemporaries can muster. … Continue reading

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