Archive for April 2008

The Word and the Spirit of Truth

John 16: 12-15 Acts 17: 15, 22 — 18: 1 / Ps 148: 1-2, 11-14 …when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all truth. (John 16:13) May the living Word live within, That we may grow and bear much fruit; And God’s will in our life be seen, Revealed by […]

Testifying for Jesus

John 15: 26 – 16: 4 Acts 16: 11-15 / Ps 149: 1-6, 9 You also are to testify because you have been with me from the beginning. (John 15: 27) Give me courage to testify On behalf of my Lord Jesus Christ; For my sake He was crucified, For that it’s just a small […]

The World’s Hatred

John 15: 18-21 Acts 16: 1-10 / Ps 100: 1b-2. 3. 5 I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hates you. (John 15:19) How can the choice be hard to make, Between life or death, wealth or grace? Let us not make the grave mistake To love this world and lose […]

The Final Commissioning

Mark 16: 15-20 1 Pt 5: 5b-14 / Ps 89: 2-3. 6-7. 16-17 They went forth and preached everywhere, while the Lord worked with them and confirmed the Word through accompanying signs. (Mark 16:20) Our strifes and trials when we preach Are but a light cross that we bear, But there’ll be more souls we […]

Reciprocating God’s Love

John 15: 9-11 Acts 15: 7-21 / Ps 96: 1-3, 10 As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you; abide in my love. (John 15:9) How can we give back to the Father For giving us Jesus, His Son? Only by His love as we gather Our people together as one. Jesus […]

A Work in Progress

John 14: 7-14 Acts 13: 44-52 / Ps 98: 1-4 Very truly, I tell you, the one who believes in me will also do the works that I do and, in fact, will do greater works than these, because I am going to the Father. (John 14: 13) Have we been with Him all this […]