Devotional for 14 November 2020 – Hebrews 11v13-16 part 4 – desiring a better country

Hebrews 11:13-16 Over 30 years ago, I spent four months working in the United States of America.  It was a good time, and I enjoyed it and learned a lot, but it was not home (my apologies to any readers from the USA!).  The language was the same as home, the people were friendly, but … More Devotional for 14 November 2020 – Hebrews 11v13-16 part 4 – desiring a better country

Devotional for 13 November 2020 – Hebrews 11v13-16 part 2 – strangers and exiles

Hebrews 11:13-16 Yesterday we saw how we have been blessed even more than the great heroes of the Old Testament. They looked forward to the coming of Jesus. Now, Jesus has come. Yet we also wait for the promises to be fully revealed for us in glory. So, how should we live while we wait? … More Devotional for 13 November 2020 – Hebrews 11v13-16 part 2 – strangers and exiles

Psalms series message 3 – Psalm 1:3 – Biblical prosperity

This is the final message of three on Psalm 1 and picks up on the issue of prosperity from verse 3. The current popularity of so-called prosperity preaching makes it important for believers to example the true nature of Biblical prosperity. I have attempted to address this issue in today’s message. The video is below. … More Psalms series message 3 – Psalm 1:3 – Biblical prosperity

Daily Devotional for 16 August 2020 – Titus 2v13

Titus 2:13 When I waited for my interview to be pastor of Lansdowne, I prepared, I got ready by thinking of the answers to questions I might be asked.  I was actively preparing, not just sitting around. So it is with the coming of Christ.  Today’s verse says: “waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing … More Daily Devotional for 16 August 2020 – Titus 2v13

Daily Devotional for 6 August 2020 – Colossians 3v4

Colossians 3:4 Yesterday’s verse says,”Your life is hidden with Christ in God.”  You are hidden and protected in Christ.  Also, we are hidden in the sense that we just look like ordinary people.  Christians don’t go around with halos on their heads!   Now the world sees weak Christians, and people think we are mad or … More Daily Devotional for 6 August 2020 – Colossians 3v4

Daily Devotional for 5 August 2020 – Colossians 3v3

Colossians 3:3 Following on from yesterday, today’s scripture tells us why Christian believers are called to “set our minds on things that are above” (Colossians 3:2). Today’s verse says “For…” (that is the reason) “…you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God” (Colossians 3:3). “You have died.”  This is the other side … More Daily Devotional for 5 August 2020 – Colossians 3v3