Tag: obedience

In My Name

“If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it” (John 14:14). This saying of Jesus is much misunderstood, but it is so simple to comprehend.  Many respond to this message by treating Jesus as a genie who grants wishes, as long as they add […]

Predestination and Freewill

Can you believe in one and believe in the other too?  I believe so.  They actually both work together for the glory of God.  One is God’s calling and empowerment, and the other is our choice and will-power.  The Bible says: “And we know that all things work […]

A Rude Awakening

“Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that […]

Discipline and Christianity

The first people to be called Christians were first called “disciples” of Jesus Christ (Acts 11:26).  A disciple can be best defined as a student/follower of a Teacher/Leader, who studies a discipline (profession) to gain mastery over it and become equipped to pass on the training to others. […]

You don’t love Me? Your Funeral!

Carrying on from yesterday’s musings on unconditional love, I got a few opinions from other believers. One was very interesting. He also believes that God’s love is unconditional, but that the benefits of the love are received on conditions…sort of like a man who loves a woman and […]

That Loaded Word: Believe

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. (John 3:16) When you read this verse by Jesus, what do you think He is saying? This is the core message of salvation […]

You Will Do Good Works

Lest any think the message of grace Is a license to live at one’s will, Or an occassion to act selfishly, Hear ye! You were bought at a price. Though you were once a slave to sin, You are now the captive of Christ! As a new creature, […]

The Last Man Standing

If God was a comedian, He would be the last man standing!  He has such an amazing sense of humour, which is clearly evident in nature.  Sometimes, I can’t help laughing at what the Lord has done, or at myself when I wake up to the realisation that […]