Category Archives: Justification

374. A Prayer Based On 2 Peter 3:8-14. Being Prepared for Jesus’ Coming. [From the Epistle for 2nd Sunday of Advent, 06 December 2020.]

Nine years ago I wrote a blog containing a prayer based on the Epistle for the coming Sunday, the Second Sunday of Advent. [NOTE 1] Seeing the same reading is set again for Sunday 6th of December 2020, I thought I … Continue reading

Posted in BIBLE PASSAGE OUTLINES, Bible verses. Comments, Evangelism, Faithfulness, Forgiveness, Glorification, Healing, Holy Spirit, Judgement, Justification, Lectionary Readings Year B 2021, Prayer, Salvation, Sanctification, Second coming of Jesus | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

371. What do you think of Joe Biden as the President-elect [and probably President] of the USA?

That’s not a good question to ask of me! What I think of Joe Biden is of little significance in the grand scheme of things. But the big inescapable question is, “What does Joe Biden think of Jesus?” Will he … Continue reading

Posted in BIBLE PASSAGE OUTLINES, Bible verses. Comments, Creation, Forgiveness, Judgement, Justification, Politics, Prayer, Salvation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

368. A Modern Problem Of Hatred, Discrimination And Judgmentalism. A Reason and the Answer! God’s Plan For A Peaceful World Where Everybody Matters.

In recent days we have heard and seen a lot of words that were hardly used, if ever, in journals, newspapers, live TV or in general conversations. Sometimes they are uttered with such vehemency that you feel that there must … Continue reading

Posted in Bible verses. Comments, Creation, Evangelism, Faithfulness, Forgiveness, Healing, Holy Spirit, Judgement, Justification, Mental Health, Prayer, Salvation, Sanctification, Sexuality, spiritual warfare, Temptations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

366. THE EXTREMELY URGENT NEED FOR PEOPLE TO SEEK FORGIVENESS FROM GOD AND TO FORGIVE ALL THOSE WHO HURT THEM. OR ELSE!

A quick look at TV and you see a world out of control. Especially scenes from American television at the moment. Fancy any community screaming obscenities at their police force, physically attacking them and wanting them defunded and disbanded. Fancy … Continue reading

Posted in Audio material, BIBLE PASSAGE OUTLINES, Bible verses. Comments, Evangelism, Faithfulness, Forgiveness, Glorification, GROUP DISCUSSION MATERIAL on "Forgiveness", Healing, Holy Spirit, Justification, Mental Health, Politics, Prayer, Questions and Answers, Salvation, Sanctification | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

365. Conformation To The World Or Transformation To The Likeness Of Christ? That Is The Question! What Is Your Answer? Romans 12:1-2

Like most of us, I like looking at YouTube to find things that might be encouraging in this increasingly difficult world. I am blessed as I come across some gifted Bible teachers and preachers and encouraged in my Christian walk … Continue reading

Posted in Audio material, BIBLE PASSAGE OUTLINES, Bible verses. Comments, Evangelism, Faithfulness, Holy Spirit, Justification, New Covenant, Prayer, Questions and Answers, Salvation, Sanctification, spiritual warfare, TOPICS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

362. The Future Is In God’s Hands, Not Man’s. [The Message Of The Letter To The Ephesians.]

Something is happening in the world today even though many people do not realise it. In the words of a well-known hymn, “God is working His purpose out as year succeeds to year.” It may seem to many people in … Continue reading

Posted in BIBLE PASSAGE OUTLINES, Bible verses. Comments, Creation, Evangelism, Forgiveness, Glorification, Holy Spirit, Justification, New Covenant, Prayer, Salvation, Sanctification, Second coming of Jesus, spiritual warfare | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

361. A Prayer That Needs To Be Prayed For A World In Turmoil. The Prayer of St Ignatius of Loyola.

It is marvelous how seemingly small things in our lives leave a massive impact. I was thinking recently about a prayer I learned when I first became a Christian in 1958. Many of the phrases in the prayer, even now, … Continue reading

Posted in BIBLE PASSAGE OUTLINES, Bible verses. Comments, Creation, Evangelism, Faithfulness, Forgiveness, Glorification, Holy Spirit, Justification, Politics, Prayer, Real Life Stories, Salvation, Sanctification, spiritual warfare | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

358. PENTECOST. Culminating The Christ Event. From Christ’s Incarnation To Christ’s Pouring Out Of The Holy Spirit. [A Thumbnail sketch of Salvation in Titus 3:4-6]

As I was thinking about Pentecost Sunday, my mind went to the phrase “renewal of the Holy Spirit” so I decided to see how it might relate to Pentecost. There are times when we read quickly over a passage of … Continue reading

Posted in BIBLE PASSAGE OUTLINES, Bible verses. Comments, Creation, Evangelism, Holy Spirit, Justification, Prayer, Salvation, Sanctification, Spiritual Gems in the New Testament | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

356. Pentecost. Motivation and Empowerment for Living. Acts 1:6-8. [Part 1 of 2.]

There are many people saying today that the world is in a mess. The Australian feminist Germaine Greer once highlighted a “major” problem (as she saw it) in England where she lives. She said that the future of the protected … Continue reading

Posted in BIBLE PASSAGE OUTLINES, Bible verses. Comments, Creation, Evangelism, Faithfulness, Forgiveness, Glorification, Healing, Holy Spirit, Justification, New Covenant, Prayer, Salvation, Sanctification | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

355. The Holy Spirit Who Came At Pentecost Is Just Like Jesus. Who He is! What He does!

WE sometimes look at words and fail to notice their real significance for us. It can happen even as we read the Bible. Every now and then a word “pops out” and we become fascinated by its meaning. One such … Continue reading

Posted in BIBLE PASSAGE OUTLINES, Bible verses. Comments, Creation, Forgiveness, Glorification, Judgement, Justification, Prayer, Salvation, Sanctification | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment