3) For we who have believed do enter into that rest, even as he has said, “As I swore in my wrath, they will not enter into my rest;” although the works were finished from the foundation of the world. This verse of Hebrews is a powerful demonstration of what God has for us. It is a verse I want to concentrate on, not to take out of its context but it be a window on the Purpose of God in Christ for us. There are some key words I want to focus on here 1. Believe: Pistoyoo; to have … Continue reading Enter into My Rest: Hebrews 4
So much bombards us in 7 days. Particularly if you frequently check into Facebook or Twitter. There are injustices, apparent heresies, people leaving their faith, people coming and going! There is a lesson for all of us. The lesson of REST. We need first to see that God initiated this state in Genesis 2. God RESTED. What does this mean? God came into the COMPLETION of all that was created with all of its laws and purposes. We are living in God’s rest today. All what God did in His People, through Jesus, was set in motion from the 7th … Continue reading Entering into Rest: Abraham
Just a thought isn’t it, that the favourite past time is to publish our “selfie”. The selfie is the opposite spirit to what the Bible teaches about being followers. Our “selfie” must be brought to death! Job was a man who was a person of integrity and one who walked with God. Even God spoke to everyone about Job. Yet one being wanted to damage the flawless life of Job. How? Get circumstances to turn him to focus on himself and try to blame God for being unfair, and get God to be displaced in his life, so that instead … Continue reading Are you God centred or a selfie?