A word to backsliders: Come Home

Jeremiah 3:22 Return, ye backsliding children, [and] I will heal your backslidings. Behold, we come unto thee; for thou [art] the LORD our God.The nation of Israel was a mess spiritually. They forsook The Lord. They worshipped the false gods of the surrounding...

Forgiven and forgiving

Psalm 32 is a psalm of David. It’s called a Maschil which means that it is a Psalm of instruction. It is a Psalm that instructs us about the right way and wrong way to deal with sin. The right way is to bring it into the light, the wrong way is to seek to justify it,...

Walking In The Forgiveness Of God

Our next section of the Sermon on the Mount deals with the very important subject of forgiveness. The subject of forgiveness includes a Godward, vertical aspect as well as a  human, horizontal aspect. In the Godward sense, we read that it is “in (Jesus Christ) we have...

For Those Who Fail

The Bible is full of episodes of godly men and women who have failed. Past failures can really do a number on your mind. Can you imagine how David felt when he sinned with Bathsheba and then implemented his ‘cover-up’ plan? How do you think the apostle Paul dealt with...

Cleaning The Temples

After Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem as King Messiah, He went into the temple area where He saw atrocities done in the name of God. He proceeded to rectify the situation by forcefully confronting and rejecting the wrongs being done, and by restoring the right and proper...