EXCELLENCY OF SPEECH

DAY 249 OF 365 IN 2021 EXCELLENCY OF SPEECH In the short life of Stephen the martyr, We are introduced to a man full of the "faith and power" against whom no man could withstand the wisdom and the spirit with which he spoke (Acts 6:8-10). It was as though his arguments had been elevated... Continue Reading →

BOLTED DOORS

DAY 143 OF 365 IN 2021 John 20:19 On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus came and stood among them and said, "Peace be with you! What was the highlight of this encounter should have been... Continue Reading →

A TOUGH SPOT

John 19:12 As a result of this Pilate made efforts to release Him, but the Jews cried out, saying, “If you release this Man, you are no friend of Caesar; everyone who makes himself out to be a king opposes Caesar.” Today is Good Friday, and the laser focus is on Jesus, the lamb of... Continue Reading →

A YIELDED MAN

DAY 52 OF 365 IN 2021 Mark 1:12 Immediately the Spirit impelled Him to go out into the wilderness. Scripture uses some very strong words to describe Jesus' transition to the wilderness after his Baptism: 'impelled, driven, and compelled'. All three are suggestive of a constraint, a use of some force to elicit a specific... Continue Reading →

NOT A QUESTION OF GRAMMAR

Wednesday: October 14, 2020 Galatians 5:22-23 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. There is a classic melody composed by Rev Newlove Annan titled 'Your Grace and Mercy'. By following the expected rules of the English language, a... Continue Reading →

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