Look Within

The story of Jesus and the woman caught in adultery can be found in John 8:1-11. This story reveals the forgiving heart of our Lord Jesus and the free gift of grace available to us all and reminds us of John 1:17 which says “For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.” At dawn, Jesus was at the temple courts, where a large number of people gathered around Him to hear Him teach. As Jesus was teaching, he was interrupted by a group of people who brought forth a woman who was caught in … Continue reading Look Within

Revealing Sin, Hope and Grace

The story of Jesus talking to the Samaritan woman at the well that we read in John 4: 1-26 is a very well-known passage of scripture. God is always teaching us something. As I was reading and pondering over this passage, looking to see what God might teach me this time, I kept getting interrupted. With repeated interruption I began to feel some annoyance. I immediately realised what was happening and that I needed to focus on God and His word and not give into my emotions as clearly Satan was at work. Let’s get back to the story of … Continue reading Revealing Sin, Hope and Grace

Not Without Effect

“But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me was not without effect. No, I worked harder than all of them—yet not I, but the grace of God that was with me.” (1 Corinthians 15:10). As I read this verse, I found myself pondering over Paul saying that who and what he is now, is only because of God’s grace and that gift of Grace on him has not been wasted, it has not been without effect. Grace is unmerited favour that we receive from God. It is something that is not earned. Paul did … Continue reading Not Without Effect