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2015/07 POINTLESS

2015/07 Pointless What if there is no point in it all? As Christians in the 21st century, we are those who “have not seen, and yet have believed.” (John 20:29) What if we believe a lie? As Christians we follow Christ.  Such requires that a man “deny himself, and take up his cross daily” (Luke

2016/01 CHOSEN NOT FOR GOOD

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A simple search of words like ‘elect’ or ‘chosen’ in an appropriate programme will show you how prevalent the concept is in the Bible. One writer states: ‘No other doctrine has been so central in theology and so ignored in the pulpit.’

2015/07 GROW AS A CHRISTIAN

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2015/07 FOUNDATIONS How to Grow as a Christian The moment of our conversion to Christ is only the beginning. When we are born again of the Holy Spirit, we commence a new life and a new walk. Just as with the new born child, there’s a need for growth in that new life, a progression

Chosen Not for Good

Chosen Not for Good A simple search of words like ‘elect’ or ‘chosen’ in an appropriate programme will show you how prevalent the concept is in the Bible. One writer states: ‘No other doctrine has been so central in theology and so ignored in the pulpit.’ It is looked upon with fear and suspicion, a

2015/09 A MAN IN THE GLORY

2015/09 A Man in the Glory As they watched Him ascend, the disciples were given a sight to encourage them along the way for He ascended with outstretched hands, blessing them (Luke 24:50-51). As the Great High Priest He entered glory, in the power of an endless life, to pray for those He came to

2013/09 IS THE BIBLE ENOUGH?

2013/09 Is the Bible Enough? ‘Enough’ is a word of sufficiency.  When the child at the table states, ‘I’ve had enough’, he means he’s had sufficient. So the question, ‘Is the Bible enough?’, is an inquiry about sufficiency.  Yet sufficiency is always to a definite end.  A car may be sufficient to take you to

2015/09 THE WILL OF GOD

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2015/07 FOUNDATIONS The Will of God Understandably, this subject arises with great frequency on most Youth Fellowship schedules. Young people face major decisions with regard to church, career, and family. It is commendable and spiritual to want to know the Lord’s will as we make those decisions. However, for some, this desire is just a

2013/11 GOD ‘IS’

2013/11 GOD 'IS' “God unchangeably exists while time is in progression. God was yesterday, is today and will be tomorrow… do not elevate yourself beyond the reach of your comprehension, and do not limit God by your human conceptions.  Acknowledge and believe God to be the One who dwells in incomprehensible eternity; lose yourself in

2015/11 BEHOLD HE COMETH

2015/11 Behold He Cometh We all know that we are to wait for the Lord Jesus Christ to return. Yet the complexity of some of the prophetic scriptures and the vivid imagery used prompt some to feel it is a matter best left alone. Add to that the many different opinions as to what will

2014/01 WHO’S IN CHARGE HERE?

2014/01 Who's in Charge Here? One of the great joys of youth is anticipation of the future – the excitement of the unknown just around the corner.  Where will I live? Will I marry and who will it be?  What job will I do?  Yet, for many, with joy come anxiety, dread and fear.  Where