Archive for May, 2018

Not overthrown, but changed

May 29th, 2018

I was reading Acts 1 this morning. This is commonly titled, “The Ascension of Jesus”. Acts 1:6-11 – So when the apostles were with Jesus, they kept asking Him, “Lord, has the time come for You to free Israel and restore our kingdom?” 7 He replied, “The Father alone has the authority to set those […]

Joshua told the people three things

May 25th, 2018

In my last post I looked at six things God told Joshua about going in to the promised land. In this post I want to look at three things Joshua told the people in Joshua 1:10-18. Joshua 1:10-18 – Joshua then commanded the officers of Israel, 11 “Go through the camp and tell the people […]

God told Joshua six things

May 24th, 2018

In the beginning of the Book of Joshua God told Joshua six important things to do. This happened just after Israel’s great leader Moses had died. Joshua 1:1-9 – After the death of Moses the LORD’s servant, the LORD spoke to Joshua son of Nun, Moses’ assistant. He said, 2 “Moses My servant is dead. […]

Saved with a new life

May 21st, 2018

I love the Book of Titus. One of my favourite sections is a few verses from chapter 3. It says… 4 But— When God our Savior revealed his kindness and love, 5 he saved us, not because of the righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He washed away our sins, giving us a […]

We are sealed by the Holy Spirit

May 14th, 2018

Ephesians 1:13-14 says, “And now you Gentiles have also heard the truth, the Good News that God saves you. And when you believed in Christ, He identified you as His own by giving you the Holy Spirit, whom He promised long ago. 14 The Spirit is God’s guarantee that He will give us the inheritance […]