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The Church – Bearer of the Truth

October 31, 2018 - 5:30 pm in Meditations

Today, October 31st, the day Luther nailed his 95 theses to the Wittenberg church door 501 years ago, is a day to remember the Lord’s gracious work in the reformation of His church. And we thank our Saviour that He continues to gather defend and preserve…

The Way of the Lie

October 30, 2018 - 5:43 pm in Meditations

And for this reason God will send them strong delusion, that they should believe the lie (2 Thessalonians 2:11). The way of the lie began in Paradise.…

The Church: Congregation in the Unity of the True Faith

August 23, 2018 - 4:20 pm in Meditations

We confess in LD 21 that our Lord Jesus Christ gathers His church “in the unity of the true faith”. And that true faith, we confess in LD 7, “is…

Nebuchadnezzar’s Political Aspiration versus God’s Prophetical Revelation

August 13, 2018 - 5:36 pm in Meditations

Nebuchadnezzar is a significant political figure not only because of the role he played in the antithesis between God and Satan at the time of Daniel in Babylon, but also because through the ages other tyrants had similar visions of establishing a lasting…

Pray for Mankind (1)

August 2, 2018 - 11:56 am in Meditations

"Therefore I exhort first of all that supplication, prayers, intercessions and giving of thanks be made for all men, for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence" (1 Timothy 2:1, 2). Sunday…

The Church – School Link

July 28, 2018 - 5:18 pm in Meditations, Reformed Education

I will put enmity… (Gen. 3:15) a chosen generation … His own special people (1 Pet. 2) Which sinner, convicted of the greatness of his guilt before God, can ever measure the splendour of belonging to Christ and His bride, the church? Which church member…

Instruments in His hand

July 3, 2018 - 5:48 pm in Meditations

Throughout the history of the church, Christ has worked faith in His people and used the simple obedience of members of his church— sometimes even through political functions—to further His church gathering work and the glory of God’s name. The end of…

Colonists with Heavenly Citizenship

June 1, 2018 - 5:57 pm in Meditations

“For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ…” (Phil. 3:20) When Christ ascended into heaven, says Paul, the believers became citizens of heaven. How is that possible, you may ask, when we…

He who is unjust …

April 7, 2018 - 11:13 am in Meditations

He who is unjust, let him be unjust still; he who is filthy, let him be filthy still; he who is righteous, let him be righteous still; he who is holy, let him be holy still. Revelation 22:11 In the World One who walks today with spiritual eyes open cannot…

“You do not answer”

March 29, 2018 - 10:17 am in Meditations

Can you imagine anything worse than crying out to God in distress, in anxiety and fear, and receiving no answer? There is nothing a believer can imagine as being more terrible than to be shunned by God. King Saul experienced it just before he was killed in…