Posts from October 2020

Posts from October 2020

We Shall Reign with Christ – Revelation 7:13-17

Revelation 7:13-17. Then one of the elders asked me, “Who are these people in white robes, and where did they come from?” I said to him, “Sir, you know.” Then he told me: These are the ones coming out of the great tribulation. They washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb. For this reason they are before the throne of God, and they serve him day and night in his temple. The one seated…

We Bear Witness in God’s World – Acts 1:8

Acts 1:8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come on you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”   Reflection: The church is tasked with carrying the message of the Gospel into the world. This task began after Jesus gave his life on the cross and gave the promise of his Holy Spirit. The believers were to begin in Jerusalem and then carry…

We are Stewards of the Kingdom – Malachi 3:10

Bring the full tenth into the storehouse so that there may be food in my house. Test me in this way,” says the Lord of Armies. “See if I will not open the floodgates of heaven and pour out a blessing for you without measure. (Malachi 3:10)   Reflection: As citizens of the Kingdom, we consider everything we possess as having been entrusted to us by God. The tithe represents a tenth of all that God has given us, which…

We are Citizens of the Kingdom of God – Colossians 1:13

Colossians 1:13 He has rescued us from the kingdom of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of the Son he loves.   Reflection: Members of the church are citizens of the kingdom of God. While we remain in the world, our citizenship has been transferred to another realm.  Jesus Christ has been made the Lord of Heaven and Earth, so we must no longer serve the kingdoms of this world but must fully give our allegiance to the kingdom…