Luke 15

The wonderful chapter of Luke 15 brings before us the work of God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, in bringing the lost souls to the Lord Jesus Christ. Many who read this chapter think that it is three parables, but in reality, it is only one parable, but in three sections, or parts, orContinue reading “Luke 15”

In the Beginning

The very first verse in the Word of God commences with the words, “in the beginning”. What happened? God (Elohim, because there was God the Father and God the Son) created the heavens and the earth, the world in which we live. There are about four beginnings in the Bible that I would like toContinue reading “In the Beginning”

The Rich Young Ruler

The story of the rich young ruler is a well-known story in the Bible, and no wonder, it is found in the gospels of Matthew (chapter 19), Mark (chapter 10) and Luke (chapter 18). Each of the gospels tell this scene with a small difference, but we see a complete picture of the discourse betweenContinue reading “The Rich Young Ruler”

Preaching to the spirits in prison

Many Christians get confused with the verse in 1 Peter 3:19, which at first glance suggests that the Lord Jesus Christ went to hades to preach to those there. In fact, this has become some kind of doctrine among many, that when the Lord died and was buried, He went to preach to the peopleContinue reading “Preaching to the spirits in prison”

The thief on the cross

Luke 23:39-43 – ‘and one of the malefactors which were hanged railed on him, saying, If thou be Christ, save thyself and us. But the other answering rebuked him, saying, Dost not thou fear God, seeing thou art in the same condemnation? And we indeed justly; for we receive the due reward of our deeds:Continue reading “The thief on the cross”

Soldiers and the armour of God

This meditation is taken from the calendar The Lord is Near 2020 Daily Bible Meditations. Author of this meditation is Tim Bouter. Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles ofContinue reading “Soldiers and the armour of God”

Insights on books of the Bible with chapter 3:16

This short article, or more like some notes, is to draw attention to all the books of the Bible with chapter 3:16 and see some similar patterns, trends, or key words. We all know John 3:16 as perhaps the most well-known verse in the whole Bible. But how many of us know the other booksContinue reading “Insights on books of the Bible with chapter 3:16”

Overview of Revelation

Many dear Christians find this very interesting book of Revelation extremely difficult. If we stick to the purpose of the book, it is called the Revelation of Jesus Christ (Rev 1:1) and therefore this book is about Jesus Christ as the King of kings and the Lord of lords. In the gospels, the Lord JesusContinue reading “Overview of Revelation”

Epistles to the Thessalonians

The epistles to the Thessalonians is generally believed to the the earliest of the epistles that were written by Paul the apostle. The epistles focus on faith, love and hope, which are three essential characteristics of the Christian faith. Why faith? Our faith is in One Person, the Lord Jesus Christ, and His accomplished workContinue reading “Epistles to the Thessalonians”