Do not marvel that I said to you, ‘You must be born again.’* Born again. A new beginning. What an offer this is. Jesus told us that we shouldn’t be amazed that we need to be born again. Born from above. Born of God. It is obvious really. We have messed up. We need to […]Read more "New Birth made possible"
Now if we died with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with Him, knowing that Christ, having been raised from the dead, dies no more. Death no longer has dominion over Him. For the death that He died, He died to sin once for all; but the life that He lives, He lives to […]Read more "The day the world died"
Therefore we were buried with Him through baptism into death, that just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.* We were in Christ when he was crucified. We were in Christ when he was buried. We were in […]Read more "Newness of life"
Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live. And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die. Do you believe this?”* Jesus is not only the one who was raised from the dead so we could all have new […]Read more "The Resurrection… The Life"
Blessed and holy is he who has part in the first resurrection. Over such the second death has no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with Him a thousand years.* Resurrection. The revitalisation or revival of something… or someone! To be raised up from the dead. […]Read more "Resurrection…new life"
A man will be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth, And the recompense of a man’s hands will be rendered to him.* Several times Wisdom tells us that our words are important to our destiny. Death and life are in the power of the tongue. What we say influences our world. […]Read more "Words…actions…rewards"
While the earth remains, Seedtime and harvest, Cold and heat, Winter and summer, And day and night Shall not cease.* Last time I looked the earth was still here. Still turning. This means seedtime and harvest remain. Seasons. Times. A time to sow and a time to reap. If we don’t sow we will […]Read more "Prepare…sow…gather"