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2016/07 PRECIOUS PROMISES

2016/07 Precious Promises All the promises of God are made to us in Christ and He Himself is the very first promise (Genesis 3:15).  When He is promised, all is promised, for He ‘is all and in all’ (Colossians 3:11). Whatever blessing we enjoy it is in Christ first, and belongs to us when we

2014/01 IMMANUEL

2014/01 Immanuel ‘They shall call his name Immanuel...God with us.’  Matthew 1:23 A New Year dawns and every traveller on the way to Zion steps out on a new stage of the journey. Already, our Lord has the line of the path marked out and provision made for its every necessity. He has an appropriate

2016/09 HUMILITY

2016/09 Humility “Be clothed with humility” (1 Peter 5:5) The essence of true humility is contentment with being as nothing that Christ may be all in all.  The humble heart is content that Christ is its only wisdom and righteousness. It renounces all self-acclaim and receives the Lord Jesus Christ as its only light, life,

2014/03 I AM THE RESURRECTION

2014/03 I am the Ressurrection "I am the resurrection and the life…” John 11:25 Iam the Resurrection and the Life.What blessed words are these, spoken by One who, as the last Adam, came to raise the dead.  God said: “In the day thou eatest thereof; thou shalt surely die” (Genesis 2: 17).  It was “by

2014/05 LEANING ON CHRIST

2014/05 Leaning on Christ The soul in Christ is on the way heavenward. Desiring “a better country, that is, an heavenly” (Hebrews 11:16) and looking “for a city which hath foundations, whose builder and maker is God” (Hebrews 11:10), there is a disdain for the wilderness of this world. So just like the spouse in

2014/07 WIND OF THE SPIRIT

2014/07 Wind of the Spirit The influences and work of the Holy Spirit are often set forth under the metaphor of wind. As wind has a cleansing, refreshing and controlling nature, so the Spirit in His operation purifies the heart, making the soul to grow as the lily and cast forth its roots like Lebanon

2014/09 THE GALLERIES OF THE KING

2014/09 The Galleries of the King The children of God are of royal descent. Their second birth identifies them with a person of royal dignity; one who is the Christ of God and King of Zion. He grants them admittance to His court and sweet counsel attends His presence. As He is the King eternal,

2016/05 OUR OWN GOD

2016/05 Our Own God “I am the LORD thy God.” Exodus 20:2 There is no true living and no safe dying without God. By nature, we are ‘without God in the world’ (Ephesians 2:12), having forfeited all claim and title to Him. With no life to live for Him, and no light in which to

2014/11 FROM EVERLASTING

2014/11 From Everlasting “I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, or ever the earth was.” Proverbs 8:23 From all eternity and in keeping with the divine will of Father, Son and Holy Ghost, Christ was foreordained to the great work of man’s redemption. The One who is the glorious Immanuel, the faithful and

2015/01 ISAIAH 59:19

2015/01 “When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the Lord shall lift up a standard against him.” Isaiah 59:19 The people of God face hostile foes on route to glory. While they attack under many guises, their commander in chief is the god of this world. His storm troops, like