Category Union

Removing the Veil

The old covenant is described as a ‘ministry of death’1. It was a glorious covenant because it contained many beautiful laws. But it ministered death to those who tried to keep those laws because they couldn’t do it. For that reason Paul called the old covenant ‘the ministry of condemnation’2. The people who lived under […]

Indwelling Spirit of Christ

Romans 8:11 But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit who dwells in you. I once read of a chap on a country walk who saw a man pumping water […]

God Understands

Hebrews 4:15 For we do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tested as we are, yet without sin. Do you sometimes wonder if God really knows what it is like to be poor, rejected by people or suffering with aches and pains. Perhaps you are […]

In Christ, Answer to Prayer.

Joh 17:21 That they all may be one, as You, Father, are in Me, and I in You; that they also may be one in Us. The above text taken from the NKJV is expressed in the Philips version; “that they may all be one. Just as you, Father, live in me and I live […]

Be Conscious Of Your Position In Christ

John 15:5 “I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.” In this verse, Jesus says, “I am the vine, you are the branches.” He did not say, “I am the vine, try to be the branches.” […]

Psalm 37:3-5 a paraphrase.

I AM the Lord trust in me and I will infuse you with My goodness. Regard Heaven as our home and there eat with Me, partake of My faithfulness, and be nourished with My love. Let Me be the source of your happiness, and it will be My happiness to fulfil what your heart desires. […]

Two Poems_In Christ

In Christ by Lynette Woods “In” is one of those little words that means an awful lot. Being in Christ is to be… In Truth In Love (loved and loving) In Joy (enjoyed and enjoying) In Trust (entrusted and entrusting) In Tenderness In Faithfulness In Heaven In Revelation (revealed and revealing) In Light (enlightened and […]

Figurative Language

Jesus and some Jews were stood in the temple area and these Jews asked Jesus to show them a sign or a miracle to prove who he was. What Jesus said next was to prove fatal. Jesus said in answer to their question, “Destroy this temple, and I will raise it again in three days.” […]

4 Thoughts

The Grace of Wonder Dear Lord, grant me the grace of wonder. Surprise me, amaze me, awe me in every crevice of your universe. Delight me to see how your Christ plays in ten thousand places. . .to the Father through the features of men’s faces. Each day enrapture me with your marvelous things without […]

God is Faithful.

1Co 1:9 God is faithful, by whom ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord. A promise full stop. Our whole Christianity is secured on this one promise; it is where our faith rests, it is our guarantee, it is our legacy. We are called ‘unto the Church of God’, […]