Born Again to the Living Hope

Peter understood crises of identity. Perhaps more than any other figure in our Bibles, this Apostle wrestled with who he was. We meet Peter in the first chapter of John’s gospel. His brother Andrew has discovered the Messiah, Jesus Christ, whom John the Baptist pointed to as the Lamb of...

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Who Told You?

If we are not persuaded as to Who the Lord Jesus Christ is, we will not be persuaded about who we are in Him according to what He has told us in His Word. We then will believe strangers' voices who will distort our true identity in Christ, until perhaps...

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The Reproofs of Hope

“Therefore, holy brothers, you who share in a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the Apostle and High Priest of our confession” (Hebrews 3:1). Hebrews 3 begins with reproof. This word, when we hear it or read it, usually takes our mind to thoughts of correction or discipline. Reproof is not a word that is...

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“Where are you?”

Our God always has redemption in Mind, at Heart. He certainly followed the first 2 sinners after they left the Garden with His eyes, His Heart, and with His provision and covering. Spurgeon wrote: "I am come to find you wherever your may be. I will look for you till...

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Pivotal Believers

A pivotal believer is not one with a hero complex. They are reliant on the Lord and their training. Prayerful, intentional and focused. It is a ministry not based on personality or ability but reliance on the Holy Spirit. The mindset can creep in when things get overwhelming -“what can I do? I...

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