Keynote | July 2014
Writing to the Romans, the apostle Paul proclaimed some very liberating news. He said Christ has condemned sin in the flesh ‘so that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit’. He explained that we are no longer bound by the requirements of the Old Covenant. We do not have to fulfil the law in the strength of our own flesh, for Christ has set us free to serve in newness of the Spirit! This is the freedom and power of new creation! While this is certainly great news for all Christians, it demands a complete change in our thinking and our approach to religion. We must learn to walk, live and minister according to the Spirit instead of the flesh. In the book of Ephesians, we are told that the body of Christ makes growth of itself through the effectual working of every individual part.
Friday | 01 August 2014
The final area of uncleanness that becomes a leprous condition is dissent. We read in Proverbs, ‘There is a kind of man whose teeth are like swords and his jaw teeth like knives, to devour the afflicted from the earth and the needy from among men’. If we bite and devour one another, we will be consumed by one another. Paul warned the Corinthians not to ‘grumble, as some of them did, and were destroyed by the destroyer’. He was referring to the rebellion initiated by Korah. Korah assembled two hundred and fifty men of renown and sought to usurp Moses and Aaron. They desired to take custodianship of the priesthood in the sanctuary of God. Furthermore, Dathan and Abiram, who represent heads of houses, rejected the oversight and authority of Moses. They refused to align their households to the altar and sought to establish their homes as family fortresses....
New Releases | Easy Reading Short Christian Articles | July 2014
Freedom and Power
By Victor Hall
Writing to the Romans, the apostle Paul proclaimed some very liberating news. He said Christ has condemned sin in the flesh ‘so that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit’.
Who are you going to be?
By Josh Mackay
Throughout our twelve years of schooling, there are three questions that we get asked all the time. The first question is, ‘How is school going?’ We are then asked, ‘What grade are you in now?’ And finally, we must answer, ‘What do you want to do when you grow up?’
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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.
Sons of the Most High
By Various Authors
When we look at Christian movements today, we do not find many that have been able to understand and implement the gospel taught by Jesus. In this Study Guide we are considering how we become sons of God.
The word of the cross
By Victor Hall, David Falk & David Baker
The word of the cross was the gospel preached by the apostle Paul in every place. In his letter to the Corinthians, he declared, 'I determined to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and Him crucified'. 1 Cor 2:2.
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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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