The Alters In Our Temple

2 Kings 16:12-14   When the king came from Damascus, the king saw the altar; then the king approached the altar and went up to it, and burned his burnt offering and his meal offering, and poured his drink offering and sprinkled the blood of his peace offerings on the altar. The bronze altar, which was

Have You Ever Paid For Sex

  There’s not many men or women who will openly confess to having paid for sex. Being a “punter” is something that men will rarely boast about, but the fact is many have used the services of a prostitute. If you have then you’ll appreciate some of the bible stories better than others and recognise

Under Grace & Ruled By Grace

John 1:14-17  And the Word became flesh, and tabernacled among us. And we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and of truth. John bore witness of Him and cried out, saying, This was He of whom I spoke: He who comes after me has been before me, for He was preceding me.  And out

Is December the 25th the birth date of Jesus?

On December 25, Christians around the world will celebrate Jesus’ birth. But just how did the Christmas festival originate and how did December 25 come to be associated with Jesus’ birthday? The Bible offers few clues and extrabiblical evidence from the first and second century is equally sparse. There is no mention of birth celebrations

New Testament Leadership – Author Lloyd Crooks

  Let us look the difference between institutional leadership and the type leadership in the church in Pauls day. Act 23:2  And the high priest Ananias commanded them that stood by him to smite him on the mouth. Act 23:3  Then said Paul unto him, God shall smite thee, thou whited wall: for sittest thou

Law or Faith – Giving the Tithe

God wants us to live by faith  Galations 3 v12 The law is not based on faith; on the contrary, it says, “The person who does these things will live by them.” There are many of us who still wander in the wilderness having yet to cross over into the promised inheritance of faith. The scriptures

Unsung heroes – Author Michael Duncan

The Gospels record the burial of Jesus clinically. The detail is limited.  Yet we do know that it was Joseph of Arimathea who bravely requested permission to treat Jesus body after his death.  Mark tells us that Joseph “took courage” before he made his request; and John records that Joseph took Jesus’ body “secretly for

Are you on the Shepherds shoulders

Dear Brothers and Sisters The Body is searching for you in the midst of the crowd or wilderness. I address you as brothers and sisters because I know that you are one of His flock, a valued sheep, still in love with Jesus but distant from other members of His Body. I believe that Jesus