Archive | March, 2018

The Holy Secret…

Paul, in his letter to the Colossians, refers to… the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but is now made manifest to his saints (Col 1:26).  In thinking about that some time ago I was taken with one translation of “the mystery” (musterion; The holy secret). It means a truth that cannot be […]

Chewing, Walking and Swimming

Many many times I have pondered and meditated on that famous challenge to Israel and the church from Leviticus… Lev 11:44 (a) For I am the Lord your God. You shall therefore consecrate yourselves, and you shall be holy; for I am holy… In Hebrew the word holy, as used here, means “absolutely sacred”… what […]

Birds, Flowers and Grass

Every time I sit down to meditate on the Word of God the Holy Spirit always seems to tie it back to Rom 8:29. But sometimes He links my study back to what has become my most important life verse. It is always found in connection with my walk through this life beside Jesus. And […]

Be Watchful – Be Prayerful

I have often thought about that night in the garden when Jesus asked His disciples to “watch and pray,” and they did neither… they fell asleep. Perhaps that’s part of the reason that Paul made that same statement in his letter to the Colossians: Col 4:2 Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant (watching) in it with thanksgiving; […]