Bible Moment at Christmas

“The Word became flesh and blood and moved into the neighbourhood. We saw the glory with our own eyes, the one-of-a-kind glory, like Father, like Son, Generous inside and out, true from start to finish.” John 1:14 The Message What does human thirst to experience a drop of unconditional love …

Advent LOVE

Canticle 15 – The Song of Mary Magnificat – Luke 1:46-55 My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord,my spirit rejoices in God my Savior; *for he has looked with favor on his lowly servant.From this day all generations will call me blessed: *the Almighty has done great things for me, …

Advent JOY

Canticle 9 – Isaiah 12:2-6 The First Song of Isaiah    Ecce Deus Surely, it is God who saves me; *I will trust in him and not be afraid.For the Lord is my stronghold and my sure defense, *and he will be my Savior.Therefore you shall draw water with rejoicing *from the …

Advent – HOPE

Psalm 25:1-9 To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul;my God, I put my trust in you; *let me not be humiliated,nor let my enemies triumph over me. 2 Let none who look to you be put to shame; *let the treacherous be disappointed in their schemes… READ MORE ADVENT …

What is ADVENT?

Greetings Saints and friends Welcome to the season of Advent and our Advent Bible Moment series. What is Advent?  The word Advent is derived from the Latin Adventus, which means ‘coming’ and the Latin word  Adventus is a translation of the Greek word Parousia which means second coming.  The Advent …

Conquering by forgiveness

Worthy is the Lamb who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and strength and honour and glory and praise – Revelation 5 :12 Take a Moment to Ponder William Blake’s immortal words – The Glory of Christianity is to conquer the world by forgiveness is the essence …

God Promises Restoration

Jeremiah 29:4-14 This is what the Lord Almighty, the God of Israel, says to all those I carried into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon: 5 “Build houses and settle down; plant gardens and eat what they produce. 6 Marry and have sons and daughters; find wives for your sons and give your daughters in marriage, so that they …

Re-building Hope and Confidence

Jesus said to him, “What do you want me to do for you?” The blind man said to him, “My teacher, let me see again. Mark 10:51 Take a Moment to Ponder Our text comes from the story of Bartimeus.  There is Bartimaeus, a blind beggar wanting desperately a first-hand …

HOPE – Built on Christ, the Solid Rock!

Bible Reading: Romans 15:4 -6, 13 4 For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope. 5 May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of …

God’s love extends to all

“Lord,” she replied, “even the dogs under the table eat the children’s crumbs.” (Mark 7:28) Take a Moment to Ponder The story of the Syro-Phoenician woman goes a long way in cementing the fact that God’s love extends to us all. We are told that God shows no partiality, and …

Christ-like beauty

James 2:1-10, (11-13), 14-17 The Butterfly and the Spider – An adaptation of Aesop’s Fable A butterfly and a spider were both in the same area of a forest, each going about their own business. The butterfly fluttered close to the spider, singing a song about how beautiful she was. …

Persevering in difficult times.

Bible Lesson: My brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of any kind, consider it nothing but joy, because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance; and let endurance have its full effect, so that you may be mature and complete, lacking in nothing. James 1: 2-4 Take a Moment …