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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 a sure knowledge whereby I accept as true all that God has revealed to us in His Word”. In other words,…

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…

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,…

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…

The battle is the Lord’s

February 14, 2018 - 12:26 pm in Daily Life, Meditations

There is a tendency for church members to think that if only we had more numbers we could really achieve something for God’s kingdom. This sentiment is so strong that members will engage in political and social activities with Christians from various churches…

The king’s heart is in the hand of the Lord.

January 3, 2018 - 12:00 pm in Meditations

The news media expresses concern about what 2018 will bring in international relations. The ABC quotes North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong-un saying he has nuclear missiles covering the USA and that “the button is on his desk”.[i] The Australian newspaper…