A Few Reflections for Reformation Sunday

These wonderful reflections below come from reading and reflecting upon Romans 8. Christians are not guaranteed immunity to temptation, tribulation or tragedy, but we are promised victory over them. God’s pledge is not that suffering will never afflict us, but that it will never separate us from His love...Our confidence is not in our love … Continue reading A Few Reflections for Reformation Sunday

Have You Any Sickness in Your Family?

Have you any sickness in the house this morning? You will find Jesus by far the best physician, go to him at once and tell him all about the matter. Immediately lay the case before him. It concerns one of his people, and therefore will not be trivial to him. Observe, that at once the … Continue reading Have You Any Sickness in Your Family?

Walking a Difficult Road with Jesus

You have a difficult road before you: O traveller to heaven, see that you go not without your guide. You have to pass through the fiery furnace; enter it not unless, like Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, you have the Son of God to be your companion. You have to storm the Jericho of your own … Continue reading Walking a Difficult Road with Jesus

The Cross Overcomes All the Enemies of Joy

“Here in the cross is where every enemy of joy is overcome: Divine wrath, as he becomes a curse for us; Real guilt, as he becomes forgiveness for us; Lawbreaking, as he becomes righteousness for us; Estrangement from God, as he becomes reconciliation for us; Slavery to Satan, as he becomes redemption for us; Bondage … Continue reading The Cross Overcomes All the Enemies of Joy

The Difference Between King Ozymandias and King Jesus

Percy Shelley wrote one of his famous sonnets in the early 1800s entitled: "Ozymandias." It concludes like this: "My name is Ozymandias, king of kings: Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!" Nothing beside remains. Round the decay Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare The lone and level sands stretch far away.            In … Continue reading The Difference Between King Ozymandias and King Jesus

Reflections for Palm Sunday Worship

No word in my vocabulary expressed deeper hatred than the word interference. And the Bible placed at the center what seemed to me a Transcendental Interferer. —  C.S. Lewis Glorious as Jesus is in Himself, as a conqueror over death, and hell, and the grave, the Son of God is still ‘meek and lowly of … Continue reading Reflections for Palm Sunday Worship