From the Pastor’s Desk – Lockdown 15 – The Priests in the Jordan

Lockdown 15 – The Priests in the Jordon Read: Joshua 3:1-4:18 Joshua’s calling, in this season of his life was to lead the Children of Israel into the promised land of Canaan. There were obstacles to be overcome! There were enemies to be defeated! There was territory that needed...
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From the Pastor’s Desk – Lockdown 14 – Paul’s Lockdown with a man of Macedonia

PAUL’S LOCKDOWN: WITH A MAN OF MACEDONIA In Acts 15: 36 -41 we read that Paul and Barnabas had a “disagreement.” It led to them both experiencing a change of direction in their lives and ministries. The believers that witnessed it were wise (v40) says that they were bo...
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From The Pastor’s Desk – Lockdown 13 – Rahab

LOCKDOWN: RAHAB: DELIVERENCE There are some people who come into our lives that leave us with an Eternal Impact. There is a sense in which everyone that we “let into” our lives do. One Special Person, for me, is Christopher Gornold-Smith, my Old Testament Lecturer at the Elim...
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From the Pastor’s Desk – Lockdown 12 – Jacob

LOCKDOWN: IN DECISIVE MOMENT: JACOB I love Jacob’s story of his life.  Please read it through from Genesis 25 to 49.  There is much that will inspire you. Jacob was born fighting! Read Genesis 25:22-23. “The babies jostled each other within her. (Rebekah’s womb) and she sai...
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From the Pastor’s Desk – Lockdown 11 – Lazarus

LAZARUS: LOCKDOWN; IN THE GRAVE The name Lazarus means “God is my Helper.” This Lazarus was “A man from Bethany”. A personal friend of Jesus.  A brother to Mary and Martha. As we see from our reading in John Chapter 11, he died, was raised to life by Jesus, having spent 4 days in...
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From the Pastor’s Desk – Lockdown 10 – Job

 “NUGGETS OF GOLD FROM JOB” CONTAINED IN GOD’S WORD – FROM HIS PERSONAL LOCKDOWN Read: Job 1:1-19 We are introduced to Job in chapter one. He is known to God.  He feared God.  He had an Awe of God.  Job shunned evil.  He was a Righteous man.  He was exceedingly wealthy.  He loved...
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From the Pastor’s Desk – Lockdown 9 – Esther

LOCKDOWN: “IN THE PALACE”: ESTHER The Book of Esther opens with a picture of the power and wealth of King Xerxes. He ruled over 127 Provinces that stretched from India to Cush, from his Royal Throne in the Citadel of Susa. In the third year of his reign he gave a banquet for all...
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From the Pastor’s Desk – Lockdown 8 – Noah

LOCKDOWN : NOAH The name Noah means: “Rest, Quiet and Comfort.” Noah’s Epitaph in The Faith Hall of Fame in Hebrews chapter 11 states: “By faith Noah, when warned about things not seen, in Holy Fear built an Ark to save his family. By faith he condemned the world and became heir...
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From the Pastor’s Desk – Lockdown 7 – Faith in the Furnace – No Compromise

LOCKDOWN : SHADRACH, MESHACH & ABEDNEGO FAITH IN THE FURNACE : NO COMPROMISE This is one of my favourite historical, Biblical stories from my Sunday School days. The Book of Daniel is an amazing story of the Second Exodus of the people of Israel, not from Egypt but from...
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From the Pastor’s Desk – Lockdown 6 – 120 in the Upper Room

LOCKDOWN : 120 IN THE UPPER ROOM Read: Acts 1:1-11 Jesus’ Instructions prior to His Ascension Read: Acts 2:1-11 The fulfilment of Jesus’ Promise to send The Holy Spirit. On Pentecost Sunday we celebrate the fact that Heavenly Father and Jesus sent The Holy Spirit. (Acts 2:17) “I...
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