Living Bread | October 2014
King David prayed, ‘Create in me a clean heart and renew a steadfast spirit within me’. The ‘heart’ describes the fundamental person; the inner man. We learn from the book of Ecclesiastes that whatever exists has already been named. The book of Revelation refers to ‘names’ that were written in the Lamb’s book of life before the foundation of the world. Our ‘name’ defines our identity and predates our spirit. We received our spirit when we were formed by God in our mother’s womb.
In the book of Genesis, we are told that the Lord God breathed into Adam ‘the breath of lives’ causing Adam to become a living soul or a living being. God’s Spirit did not become man’s spirit but His Spirit created and fashioned the spirit of man within him. This is an amazing miracle!
Thursday | 23 October 2014
The book of Hebrews instructs us to ‘draw near’ with a sincere heart ‘in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water’. We cannot enter the most holy place if we have uncleanness in our life. Immorality, anxiety, anger or dissent will make our priestly robe unclean. We will have no authority to appear before God. We will not possess a sincere heart before God, because we will be weighed down with the awareness and guilt of our sin. In this situation, we must firstly deal with our uncleanness. Secondly, we must engage the process of the trespass offering for the remission of the certificate of debt against us. The evidence that we have taken up an effective trespass offering is that we no longer have a consciousness of sin that wars against our confidence to boldly enter....
New Releases | Easy Reading Short Christian Articles | October 2014
By Victor Hall
What expectations do we have when we attend church each Sunday? Do we anticipate a few religious fairy tales which have no current relevance for us? Or perhaps we are hoping for some interesting theological snippet to tickle our ears?
By David Baker
When we consider the garden of Eden, we see a well-watered garden where every tree is thriving and bearing fruit. In one sense, we could say it is a picture of the heart that God gave to Adam and Eve.
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The Highway of Holiness
Victor Hall, David Falk & David Baker
Come let us go up to the mountain of the house of the Lord’ Isa 2:3. The way that God has established to Mount Zion will be our subject in this book. It is called the Highway of Holiness.
An Introduction to Bible Prophecy
ver the course of church history, there have been many predictions about the end of the age that have proven to be false and misleading. No one knows the day or the hour of His coming. However, God does have a prophetic timetable for the fulfilment of His will in heaven and on earth.
An Enduring House
Victor Hall, Keith Tucker, Lachlan Perrin
When we read in the bible about a ‘house’ we are not appraising architecture, location or materials. Our ‘house’ describes the culture we keep in our homes.
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Restoring My Soul | Free Christian Daily Devotions
'Restoring my soul' is a monthly daily devotional guide produced by Vision One. The title is taken from the well-known words of the psalmist, ´He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness for His name´s sake´. Psa 23:3. This verse beautifully portrays a vibrant devotional life. The purpose of the devotional guide is to help individuals and families digest the word of God in daily portions.
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