Short Devotion : Revelation 17:17

Short Devotion : Revelation 17:17

For God has put it into their hearts to accomplish his purpose by agreeing to hand over to the beast their royal authority, until God’s words are fulfilled. Revelation 17:17 God puts his plans into our hearts without overruling our free will, regardless of whether...
Short Devotion : Revelation 6:1

Short Devotion : Revelation 6:1

“I watched as the Lamb opened the first of the seven seals. Then I heard one of the four living creatures say in a voice like thunder, ‘Come!’” Revelation 6:1 John wept when he thought there was no one worthy to open the scroll (5:4). If the scrolls aren’t opened,...
More Devotions about Jesus’ Identification

More Devotions about Jesus’ Identification

Many doubt that Jesus was both fully God and fully human. Yet if we’re honest we realise that Jesus was more than a good teacher. The practical implications of Jesus becoming human means we’re included in God’s family and become Jesus’ brothers and sisters by faith....
Devotions about Jesus’ identification

Devotions about Jesus’ identification

He became one of us, fully human, ordinary, common, an everyday human being. Jesus brings us face to face with God who demonstrates his intimate involvement with us and his intense desire to be in relationship with us. God answers Isaiah’s cry to tear heaven apart and...
Devotions about Jesus’ identification

More Devotions about God’s plans

We can take comfort that God’s plans cannot be thwarted, not by Satan, not by wicked people and not by the apathy or the overreaction of his own people. God will bring about his plans and purposes. Furthermore, God has plans for our lives but these are often not what...
Devotions about Jesus’ identification

Devotions about God’s plan

He has a plan, it is a vast plan, an amazing, all-encompassing, eternal plan where all the pieces finally come together and make perfect sense. A plan that started before time began and will continue for all time. 2 Cor 6:16Ephesians 3:10Hebrews 3:10Hebrews 1:1-2John...
Hope as a helmet

Hope as a helmet

As I was thinking about hope this week, I came across this verse: “Let us be sober, putting on faith and love as a breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet” (1 Thessalonians 5:8 NIV). The hope of salvation is a helmet that protects our minds from...
Short Devotion : Ephesians 3:10-11

Short Devotion : Ephesians 3:10-11

“His intent was that now, through the church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly realms, according to his eternal purpose which he accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Ephesians 3:10-11 God’s eternal plan...