How the angels gathered the Elect.  

This morning I would like to take the opportunity to explain this passage of scripture.  Matthew 24:31 And he will send his angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather his elect from the four winds, from one end of the heavens to the other. This passage is often used to depict a…

Escaping the corruption of the world. 

2 Peter 2:20-21 If they have escaped the corruption of the world by knowing our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and are again entangled in it and are overcome, they are worse off at the end than they were at the beginning. It would have been better for them not to have known the way…

Being angry or being veiled?

I sometimes wonder when we preach against sin with a spirit of condemnation, whether is it because we are angry with ourselves or whether we think God is angry with us.  So often we place the image of ourselves onto who we think we should worship.  That was Adam’s fall. When we preach this way,…

What does it mean to “lose your soul”. 

We so often fail to realise what Jesus was talking about. For example Jesus ask us to carry the cross. We think it means to sacrifice and not to have any self ambition.  Mark 8:34 And calling the crowd to him with his disciples, he said to them, “If anyone would come after me, let…