Rejoice in Hope….

Romans 5:2 Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. – Romans 5:2 Through Jesus we have been given the opportunity to approach and enter the kingdom of God by believing and trusting in the promises of…

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13 The Future

all Israel will be saved

Do you have any idea what your future holds? I guess not. None of us really have any idea what is ahead for us. We make future plans but they do not always fall into place. So what does the Bible say about the future? The Bible is not a horoscope. You will not get…

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10 Pain and Suffering

pain and suffering

Why is there pain and suffering in the world? This is one of the most frequently asked questions to those who believe in God. The question of pain and suffering provides the greatest challenge to the belief in God We will all experience suffering in this life. Naturally we cry out why? If God is…

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5. The Holy Spirit.

sealed with the promised Holy Spirit,

In some ways the Holy Spirit is hard to understand. To try to help us understand let’s take a look at what the Bible says about the Holy Spirit. The Bible teaches that “God is Spirit, and those that worship Him must worship him in spirit and in truth” (John 4:24).  The Spirit of God…

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Are you a New Believer?

new believer

As a new believer are you feeling a bit unsure what to do next? Imagine you have been given a new computer. You excitedly open the box, plug it in then realise you have no idea how to use it. You look at the instruction manual but that seems huge and complicated. Eventually you decide…

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Eternal Purpose

What is the eternal purpose of God being justified by his grace we might become heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

Ephesians 3:11-15 11 This was according to the eternal purpose that he has realized in Christ Jesus our Lord, 12 in whom we have boldness and access with confidence through our faith in him. 13 So I ask you not to lose heart over what I am suffering for you, which is your glory. 14…

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The Gift of God’s Grace

gift of God's grace

Ephesians 3:7-10 7 Of this gospel I was made a minister according to the gift of God’s grace, which was given me by the working of his power. 8 To me, though I am the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ,…

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Reconciliation Brings Peace

reconciliation: that He might reconcile them both to God in one body through the cross, thereby putting to death the enmity.

Ephesians 2:14-17 14 For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility 15 by abolishing the law of commandments expressed in ordinances, that he might create in himself one new man in place of the two, so making peace, 16…

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Separated from Christ

remember that you were at that time separated from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world.

Ephesians 2:11-13 11 Therefore remember that at one time you Gentiles in the flesh, called “the uncircumcision” by what is called the circumcision, which is made in the flesh by hands— 12 remember that you were at that time separated from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers to the covenants of promise,…

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