The fig tree is one of the few trees mentioned in the Bible by name. As I began to search for different references to it I found myself face to face with many of the truths of The Kingdom of God which are relevant today.
Does this young fearful man who was hiding when he met the Lord face to face, have anything to say to us today? Gideon was used by God to overcome a massive enemy, and he rose to the highest position of being a judge over Israel?
In Paul's letter to the Ephesians he tries to convince the new converts of all that is available to them as believers. This short letter is a call to be reconciled fully to God and also together with other Christians as the world wide family of God.
These are certainly very strange times with much discussion going on via internet as to what is truth, what is of God and whether or not the devil has taken over the world. So I decided to read again the last book of the Bible, the Revelation of John.
John 1:1-5 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. Before John gets into telling about Jesus' earthly life, he makes it absolutely clear that Jesus has always existed. We do not know the actual date of His earthly birth, but ...
I have often found myself being disappointed by the number of Christians I know who are ill! Not seriously ill, (although there are many who are), but who suffer from colds and flu, and the sort of wintery sicknesses that most people have come to expect.
30 Thoughts prompted by Bones The Bible seems to have quite a lot to say on any subject you can think of, and I am having fun discovering the more unusual subjects. There are one or two references to bones in the Bible that have always fascinated me, so I […]
SPIRITUAL WARFARE A GROUP STUDY FOR CHRISTIANS INTRODUCTION Spiritual Warfare is one of the talking points among Christian groups today. It is obvious to many that there is an enemy of God at work in His world. In spite of all the advances in technology, medicine, transport, communication etc. millions […]