When we do things, including what God calls us to do, our natural desire is that our efforts are recognized by men. Christ says we will get our reward. But, is this reward of benefit to us?
“You rob me of my biscuit, and I’ll steal your favourite cookie!” Is this not “an eye for an eye”? For those who enjoy biscuits, it sure is. But imagine if someone said “when he steals one cookie, hand him the whole cookie jar”. You have got to be kidding, right?
Is it possible to possess the power to make a promise, not just a promise but to make an oath backed by something powerful, when there isn’t a blind hope of having the power to change even the smallest thing?
In a world where “flaunting” is prevalent, bolstered by “it’s all about me!”, has consideration been given to there possibly being a reverse message here regarding sexual purity where we are asked to think “it’s all about you” insofar as helping others to remain pure?
An advantage when unwittingly breaking an ‘everyday’ law is one is only found out should a watchful eye notice your transgression. But, God’s holy laws are not only set by Him, He has a watchful eye looking over us at all times. Then Christ adds to the anguish by announncing that He did not come […]
What A Morning! The tomb is empty, except for some old grave-clothes and a stranger dressed in white asking a couple of bewildered women “why are you seeking the living amongst the dead?”
The skies turn black. An earthquake causes the temple curtains to rip in two exposing the holy-of-holies. Those that demanded death got what they wanted; “IT IS FINISHED!” What are we to do with Sunday?