Finishing Strong 3 – Mindful of the Heavenly Vision

Acts 26:19 19 “Therefore, King Agrippa, I was not disobedient to the heavenly vision, Acts 26:19 (NKJV) Introduction Our journey to heaven is full of many distractions. It is difficult to overcome the trials, temptations and tribulations of life if you are not focused on the heavenly vision. Heavenly vision encourages, stimulates and empowers you to overcome all obstacles put on your path by the Devil. You aspire to achieve…Keep Reading

Finishing Strong 4 – Endurance: The Often Neglected Element

Heb 12:1-2 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. 2 We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith. Because…Keep Reading

Glad Tidings – 1

How Good is the Good News? Matt 2:1-11 Introduction The angel announced to the Shepherds the divine message behind the birth of Jesus Christ Lk 2:10-11. It would appear that good news is not always celebrated by all alike. The fact that not all celebrate the good news of the gospel is responsible for the great unbelief of people today. However, the way we relate to good news determines the…Keep Reading

Finishing Strong 3 – Mindful of the Heavenly Vision

Acts 26:19 19 “Therefore, King Agrippa, I was not disobedient to the heavenly vision, Acts 26:19 (NKJV) Introduction Our journey to heaven is full of many distractions. It is difficult to overcome the trials, temptations and tribulations of life if you are not focused on the heavenly vision. Heavenly vision encourages, stimulates and empowers you to overcome all obstacles put on your path by the Devil. You aspire to achieve…Keep Reading

Finishing Strong – 2: The Value of Preparation

Amos 4:12-13; Amos 4:12-13 (NKJV) 12 “Therefore thus will I do to you, O Israel; Because I will do this to you, Prepare to meet your God, O Israel!” 13 For behold, He who forms mountains, And creates the wind, Who declares to man what his thought is, And makes the morning darkness, Who treads the high places of the earth– The LORD God of hosts is His name. Introduction…Keep Reading

Finishing Strong 1 – STARTING RIGHT

Mat 13:3-8 Introduction Believers are pilgrims on the earth Heb 11:14-16, their home is heaven Jn 14:1-2. They are conscious of their starting and finishing lines. Starting line is a genuine salvation experience; finishing line is meeting with Jesus in eternity – through rapture or death. Some start young; others start old. Some during challenging times, others without problems. The fearful thing about the race is that only those who…Keep Reading

The Mission of the Holy Spirit

Jn 16:7-11 John 16:7-11 (NLT) 7 But in fact, it is best for you that I go away, because if I don’t, the Advocate won’t come. If I do go away, then I will send him to you. 8 And when he comes, he will convict the world of its sin, and of God’s righteousness, and of the coming judgment. 9 The world’s sin is that it refuses to believe…Keep Reading

The Mission of Jesus

Jn 4:34-35 John 4:34-36 (NLT) 34 Then Jesus explained: “My nourishment comes from doing the will of God, who sent me, and from finishing his work. 35 You know the saying, ‘Four months between planting and harvest.’ But I say, wake up and look around. The fields are already ripe for harvest. 36 The harvesters are paid good wages, and the fruit they harvest is people brought to eternal life….Keep Reading

Caring Enough to Confront

2 Sam 12:1-13 Introduction Human relating happens within imperfect systems. People are imperfect. Society is imperfect. Humans struggle with moral weaknesses, physical weaknesses, spiritual weaknesses, relational weaknesses, etc. These failings can elicit condemnation, apathy or redemption from others. Provision has been made in the body of Christ to be our brother’s keepers. One of the vehicles to be our brother’s keeper and restore an erring brother is confrontation. This was…Keep Reading

Christian Care 2

Care and enduring Relationships James 2:14-17 (NLT) 14 What good is it, dear brothers and sisters, if you say you have faith but don’t show it by your actions? Can that kind of faith save anyone? 15 Suppose you see a brother or sister who has no food or clothing, 16 and you say, “Good-bye and have a good day; stay warm and eat well”—but then you don’t give that…Keep Reading