After Malachi the voice of the prophet was not heard for 400 years. 400 years of silence. That silence was only broken when that voice was heard crying in the wilderness. The one whose Malachi's very name anticipated was born to preach and to introduce the Lamb of God to lost and dying humanity.
On a week when the Orange Order commemorates the freedoms won as a result of the Battle of the Boyne in 1690, this sermon explores how biblical principles in Northern Ireland are under siege from the secular lobby who believe that faith should not influence the course or the structure of society. We are a... Continue Reading →
The little that we do is great if the Spirit of God is blessing. It is His power not our might which is the basic requirement of success.
Haggai was called to a good and godly remnant who as a result of discouragement had lost a sense of priority. This same problem has afflicted Christians in every age. We lose our determination and zeal. We become focused on careers, homes and all the other trappings of a materialistic society. We no longer have the interest in the Lord's Work that once we had. This is not apostasy but a lukewarmness that overtakes the body of the Church. To such a people Haggai was called.
THE LIFE AND LITERAURE OF JOHN BUNYAN Part 7 The Pilgrim’s Progress from this World to that Which is to Come; Faithful and Vanity Fair After passing through the dark and dangerous Valley of the Shadow of Death, Christian overtakes Faithful, also a former citizen of the City of Destruction. This lesson is a character... Continue Reading →
The days of revival were over, spiritual darkness was encroaching; yet the prophet found solace in the God who sings and rejoices in His faithful remnant.
via TWO WAYS AND TWO DESTINIES; Psalm 1
We are confronted by imponderable situations that cause us to doubt and fear. Therefore we must walk the puzzling journey with Habakkuk seeking answers that we might be brought to the light of faith and understanding.