God is Light

(1 John 1:5), ‘I am the Light of the world ‘ (John 8:12) Two wonderful texts of the Father and of His only begotten Son their essence is the same. God is light. What is light. Pure light is invisible. No one has ever seen pure light. The things which we...

The Crown of Thorns

Looking at Matthew 27 vs 29 we read ‘And when they had plaited a Crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand : and they bowed the knee before Him, and mocked Him, saying ‘Hail King of the Jews!’ And they spit upon Him,...

Tears

Tears are a subject that all of us are familiar with, from infancy to old age. The record of every persons life contains tears. Round every corner of life they are there. Mention tears and we will recall our experiences of shedding them. Tears, tears and more tears....

Three paths

The First path to the cross is APATHY:- The soldiers had mocked Jesus, plaited a crown of thorns and placed it on His head, smote Him, spit on Him, scourged Him and led Him away to be crucified. These soldiers were professional executioner’s. Such was...

Under the Covering

  Have you ever been reading your Bible or listening to a preacher and there are words that you don’t fully understand? Words like atonement, propitiation, expiation, vicarious, efficacious and so on. Let’s look at a few of these. ATONEMENT Between...

Three Robes

Many times within the Scriptures robes or cloaks are mentioned, all have significance. Remember Aaron and his sons and their priestly garments. Remember the robe Jonathan gave to David. Remember the robes worn by the Saviour during his trials. There are many more that...

Thy Great Name We Praise

To the Hebrews of old the Name of God meant the Revelation of His nature. If we would know what God says about Himself it is necessary to study and consider His names as shown in the Word of God and find His character in them. In Shakespeare’s play King Henry IV...

Jesus and Peter walking on water – Steps of Faith

In Matthew’s Gospel ch.14 vs 22 – 33 we see another wonderful miracle of the Lord Jesus Christ. Just prior to this miracle, Jesus had fed the 5,000. He asks the disciples to leave him and get into a boat and go to the other side of Galilee, while He sent...

The Signet Ring

The Meaning of the Signet Ring Originally Signet rings were emblazoned with a family crest, initial or name, and they would be used to stamp or sign a document. A piece of melted wax was put onto a document and the Signet Ring was pressed onto the wax. It was a...

His Covering and His Crib

Isaiah 63 vs1 says, ‘Glorious in his Apparel’. His garments to the believer are precious. There are distinctive garments, distinguished garments, disdained garments and discarded garments that Jesus wore. Consider the first clothes that Christ wore –...