The human condition

TIM MAURICE

Until God reveals our motivations, the workings of our own heart are a mystery even to us.  Without the restoring power of t…

Lines and limits

HELEN WORTH

There are many references to the Lord’s creative work in the Scriptures. In the book of Jeremiah, we read, ‘He has made the …

Named & numbered

KEYNOTE | VICTOR HALL

God spoke to the prophet Jeremiah saying, ‘Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I have appointed you a prophet to the nations’. Jer 1:5. The psalmist wrote, ‘You wove me in my mother’s womb... Your eyes have seen my unformed substance; and in Your book were all written the days that were ordained for me, when as yet there was not one of them.’ Psa 139:13-16.

Every child has a predestined ‘name’ or identity. This ‘name’ is their eternal inheritance. We receive our God-given identity in our mother’s womb.

The apostle Paul announced that he was set apart and called from his mother’s womb. Gal 1:15. John the Baptist was filled with the Ho…

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Heirs of the kingdom

FRUIT OF THE VINE | DAVID FALK

Jesus said we must become like little children if we are to enter the kingdom of heaven. He instructed His disciples, saying, ‘Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of heaven’.  Mat 19:14. Jesus was not just referring to a child’s simple faith. He was telling us that we must become a child in the Father’s house. If we are to receive an eternal inheritance, we must firstly become an heir!

Our heavenly Father has bequeathed all His possessions to sons and daughters of God who are co-heirs with Christ. Rom 8:17. The book of Revelation closes with one of the fundamental principles of the gospel. Jesus said, ‘He who overcomes will inherit all t…

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