Monthly Archives: January 2015

AMIDST PERSECUTION Part I

AMIDST PERSECUTION Part I Leslie M. John In the early days when the Church came into existence, Apostle Peter and Apostle John preached boldly and healed a lame man who was forty years old. “And a certain man lame from

SIMEON SAW SALVATION IN JESUS

SIMEON SAW SALVATION IN JESUS Leslie M. John “Then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said, Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word” (Luke 2:28-29) That Lord Jesus Christ

SALVATION BY GRACE

SALVATION BY GRACE THROUGH FAITH Our efforts to receive Salvation by our works are in vain. Salvation is by Grace through faith.  Our righteousness is like filthy rags before God. “But we are all as an unclean thing, and all

DAVID’S GRATITUDE

Leslie M. John One of the best thanksgiving Psalms by David is Psalm 116. From the low ebb of his life he rises and not only he gives thanks but he also advises his soul and others to continue to

THE LIGHT AND THE DARKNESS

THE TWO GREAT LIGHTS Leslie M. John “Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path” (Psalm 119:105 ESV) King David brings a sublime, pure and perfect thought in his Psalm 119:105 that the Word

THE LORD’S CONCERN FOR HIS HOLY NAME

THE LORD’S CONCERN FOR HIS HOLY NAME (FROM EZEKIEL 36:16-38) Leslie M. John The word of the LORD came to Ezekiel the prophet calling him as “Son of man”, and explained to him as to how the “House of Israel”,

STORMS CALMED DOWN

Leslie M. John ”But the men marvelled, saying, What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him!” (Matthew 8:27) There was great multitude of people following Jesus as they saw the miracles done by

THEY PARTED HIS GARMENTS

Leslie M. John ”And they crucified him, and parted his garments, casting lots: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, They parted my garments among them, and upon my vesture did they cast lots” (Matthew 27:35)

STRENGTHEN THE INNER MAN

STRENGTHEN THE INNER MAN (THOUGHTS FROM EPHESIANS 3:14-21) Leslie M. John INTRODUCTION In order to understand Paul’s usage of the word “inner man” in Ephesians 3:14-21, it is imperative that we know how the words and phrases,  such as “flesh”,

AMIDST STIFF OPPOSITION

AMIDST STIFF OPPOSITION Leslie M. John ”Then rose up the chief of the fathers of Judah and Benjamin, and the priests, and the Levites, with all them whose spirit God had raised, to go up to build the house of