Text: Mark 10:1-12 Jesus Christ was in an area controlled by Herod Antipas who had imprisoned John the Baptist because of his views on marriage and divorce. At the time, there were two schools of thought concerning divorce namely: (i) To allow divorce for any reason, or, (ii) Allow divorce on grounds of adultery only[…]

Text: Ezekiel 5:1-17 As if the destruction of Jerusalem was not enough, Ezekiel prophesies even more death and destruction for the exiles in Babylon. Yahweh is so deeply offended by their continued rebellion, that He declares more suffering and death to come, even in their exile. Only a small remnant of God’s people will remain[…]

Text: Ezekiel 4:1-17 Sin is a lot of fun until you get caught and feel the consequences. Ezekiel is commanded by the Lord to symbolise and recreate the suffering experienced by God’s people when Jerusalem was attacked and devastated in 586 B.C. Why do this after the painful event has already taken place? Because the[…]

Text: Ezekiel 3:1-27 Satan absolutely loves an undisciplined mind. For if we are not careful with the Word of God, it can serve his purposes and not that of the awesome God who called us into service. Ezekiel is commanded to eat the very scroll of the words that he is commanded to use in[…]

“…Son of man, stand up on your feet, and I will speak to you.” Even though we are stained with sin, our loving Father is not ashamed to call us His servants. His very own spirit flows within us in order to speak to His people. And what a sinful people we are! Ezekiel was[…]

Text: Jeremiah 15: 11-21 Jeremiah is told to listen to God and not to people (v.19) and somehow God renews Jeremiah’s calling promising to help him (v.20). Apostle Peter and his friends told the High Priest that they (apostles) ought to obey God rather than men (Act. 5:29). As a child of God, you are[…]

Text: Jeremiah 15:1-10 For the fourth time, God tells Jeremiah not to intercede for Judah (7:16; 11:14; 14:11). To make the point clear, the Lord says that even if Moses and Samuel, the two important prophets of long ago were employed to pray, He would not relent (v.1). Moses and Samuel had effective prayer life[…]

Text: Jeremiah 14: 13-22 While the people were under the distress out of a severe drought, other false prophets at that time were proclaiming peace to the people (v.13). This prompted God to answer back that these prophets were telling lies and that they were not His prophets (v.14). Is this not what we are[…]

Text: Jeremiah 13:15-27 The Lord is calling on His people to repent of their sins and give glory to Him (vv.15-16), He knows that on their own they cannot change (v.23). It is only God who would enable them to change. It is only the blood of Jesus Christ, the Lamb of God that takes[…]

Text: Jeremiah 13:1-14 Nehemiah is told to buy a linen sash or belt, put it on his waist, then remove it and bury it near river Euphrates where it will be ruined and become useless (vv.1-4). The linen sash was symbolic, it showed Israel’s close relationship with God as they glorified Him (v.11); but now[…]