Open your heart to the Lord, and remember where your prayer really come from: “The Lord opened my heart.”

Revelation  3:1-22  -  There are some doors which the Lord must open - ‘I have placed before you an open door that no-one can shut’ (8). There is a door which we must open - ‘Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone opens the door, I will come in...’ (20). …

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Sent to every nation … Gathered from every nation

"... Galilee of the Gentiles — 16 the people living in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned.” (Matthew 4:15-16). God's plan of salvation is reaching out beyond the nation of Israel. He's looking out to the other nations - the Gentiles. His light will shine …

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The revelation of Jesus Christ – it comes from Him, and it speaks of Him.

REVELATION 1:1-20  -  This is ‘the revelation of Jesus Christ’ (1). It comes from Him and it speaks of Him. Christ ‘loved us and washed us from our sins in His own blood’ (5). We rejoice in Him. Christ is ‘coming with the clouds’ (7). We must get ready for Him. ‘The revelation of Jesus …

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From the beginning to the end …

Learning From God's Word

“‘I am the Beginning and the End’, says the Lord God” (Revelation 1:8).
We think about the past – and we know that we cannot change it. We think about the future – and we don’t know what it holds for us. All we have is the present. We think about the past and the future – and we ask, “What does the Lord have to say to us?” In the beginning, he loved us. At the end, he will love us. God’s Word comes to us from the past – and it will guide us in our journey towards the future. His Word is filled with love, light and life. The light that shines upon our way is the light of his love. It’s the light of his love that is leading us on to eternal life. This is what makes sense of our life in the here-and-now –…

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Satan – determined and defeated

Revelation 12:1-13:18  -  In Genesis 3:1, we read of ‘the serpent’. Here he is again - ‘that ancient serpent called the devil, or Satan’. He is a powerful enemy. He ‘leads the whole world astray’. He is a determined enemy. ‘Day and night’, he is busy, accusing God’s children. He is a defeated enemy. ‘They …

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