Mere Mortals   Naaman, commander of the army of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master and in high favor, because by him the Lord had given victory to Syria. He was a mighty man of valor, but he was a leper (2 Kings 5:1). The text introduces us to a man … Continue reading Mere Mortals

Saved By Grace For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God  (Ephesians 2:8). This little phrase “by grace are ye saved” is undoubtedly the favourite of many believers. There is no denying the fact that the Christian life is all of grace from start to … Continue reading Saved By Grace

How Not To Interpret The Bible

"What does the text mean to you" is a common question you may hear in a Bible study. You may even be instructed to insert your name in a text and personalise it. As spiritual as this may sound, it is a slippery slope; an inappropriate handling of Scripture. When we approach a Bible study … Continue reading How Not To Interpret The Bible

The Birds Of The Air and The Providence of God

Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns , and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? (Matthew 6:26). A bird on a naked overhead electric wire is one of the things that fascinates me. "Why are birds not electrocuted?" … Continue reading The Birds Of The Air and The Providence of God

Wages and Gifts: Analogies For Salvation

One of the fundamental doctrines of the Christian faith is that sinners are saved by grace alone through faith alone (Ephesians 2:8-9). But what does this  mean? Wages and gifts are one of the beautiful contrasting concepts in Scripture I find helpful and best explains for me salvation by grace through faith. Wages are simply financial … Continue reading Wages and Gifts: Analogies For Salvation