Wisdom’s role in the Scheme of Redemption

‘By His knowledge shall My righteous Servant justify many, for He shall bear their iniquities’ Isa 53:11. This text shows that whereas God the Father initiates redemption, yet the scheme or manner of redemption is the prerogative of God the Son. In a past eternity, God the Father gave an innumerable number of sinners to …

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Christian scribes

I am a scribe but not a Pharisee – that is, I am a Christian scribe. In Jesus' day, the scribes and Pharisees were opposed to His teaching. Jesus accused them of hypocrisy: 'Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because you close the kingdom of heaven against mankind: for you neither go in yourselves, …

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Your Christian identity

Are you a Jewish Christian or a Christian Jew or both? Are you a Friend of Israel, a Conservative Friend of Israel or a Christian Friend of Israel? The International Development Secretary Priti Patel was formally reprimanded by Prime Minister Theresa May for a series of meetings with Israeli officials while there on holiday. These …

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Seven Testimonies to the Person, life and work of the Lord Jesus Christ

The three Synoptic Gospels, Matthew, Mark and Luke, give us three independent accounts of the Person, life and work of the Lord Jesus Christ. They are called synoptic because they are so similar to each other. Why does God’s Holy Spirit give us three similar accounts? There are many reasons, but not least is to …

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Judd Trump trumps Donald Trump

A new star is born. Just when we thought that we would never see the likes of Ronnie O'Sullivan's natural snooker talent again, and that Donald Trump was the only Trump on the circuit, up steps Judd Trump to the podium to wrestle the Trump card from the American Trump. Young Judd Trump in his …

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