Tag: grace

the inferior came first

And he said to him, “Every man at the beginning sets out the good wine, and when the guests have well drunk, then the inferior. You have kept the good wine until now!” Jesus of Nazareth This miracle Jesus and Father did together, we are told, is the […]

The way to please God

We know that without FAITH it is impossible to please God- Heb 11:6 Also that anything that is not from faith is sin. (Rom 14:23) Thus it is established that to please God we must walk in faith. If on the other hand we attempt to be pleasing […]

Driven out from rest

In Eden was a garden where Adam and Eve dwelt in communion with each other and with God. It was a paradise made by God for man. Gen 2:8  The LORD God planted a garden eastward in Eden, and there He put the man whom He had formed.  […]

Don’t be entangled again

There has been a change of Covenant between God and man which is not based upon our ability to obey His laws but upon His promise. When we start being badgered into whether or not we are holy or whether or not we are being obedient to God […]

You are Adam no more

Listening to grace preachers has made me realise that they are leaving their sheep in Adam under a covering they call grace. They talk about God giving us grace that covers all our sin and shame and our past. The congregations sing these same ideas in worshipful ways […]

You are not the old man

The Old man that you were before coming to Jesus lived under the Law of God. The Law stirs up sin and the result is condemnation and death. That is why the Old man was crucified in Christ. That Old man can never serve God in the new covenant. The difference is like night and day.

The Law is for sinners

In this passage Paul lays out many things against those who are going astray and he uses the words like: charge, commandment, law, lawfully, command. We are normally told that Paul is exhorting us to keep with the old testament commandments but it is the opposite that Paul is teaching to believers. Let’s look into this chapter to see what is going on…

Let Jesus lift you up

For those who have felt the paralysing effect shame has upon the soul I offer this post. The son of Jonathan was Mephibosheth the grandson of King Saul who had tried for years to kill David. Mephibosheth means ‘Dispeller of Shame’. Not only does this boy’s name cover him […]

Established by the Gospel 2

Any farmer knows that if he is to plant fruit trees, he needs to nurture them until they get established, otherwise they will not survive the harsh cold of winter, or the burning heat of summer. 2Co 1:21 Now He who establishes us with you in Christ and has anointed us is God,nkjv Our Father