What did Jesus mean when he said “...I came not to destroy but to fulfil.”? If he did not destroy the Law or the prophets, then certain components like the Sabbath-day requirements and celebrations of the Feasts must still be binding and operative together with numerous elements of the Mosaic Law! However, such a view would also contradict everything that we understand from the balance of the New Testament. As disciples of Jesus Christ under the new covenant, how then are we to respond to being under grace and law?
Jesus uses the concepts of salt and light to refer to the role of His followers in the world. Clearly, Jesus saw us as the preservatives to this lost and needy world, to preserve it from the evil intent of ungodly men with unredeemed, corrupt desires. Our presence in the world must also be light in the darkness, not only to bring the truth of God’s Word but through good deeds which must be evidenced for all to see. What does it mean for us and how do we respond to be salt and light? What sorts of things can hinder or prevent us from fulfilling our role as salt and light? How do we rise up to this onerous challenge and responsibility in an immoral, materialistic and pluralistic world that we
Heroes are not born. They are made. Everyone of us faces a mere handful of defining moments in our lives that can change the course of our history. Learn how, as an ordinary person, to lean upon the names of an Extraordinary God and accelerate the manifold Wisdom of God in and through your life. This teaching message helps you recognise those critical moments that are destiny altering and how to prophetically declare God’s sovereign names over your life and circumstances to see them change in your days.
To understand and know God is evidenced by exercising lovingkindness, justice and righteousness (Jeremiah 9:23-24). Consequently, God’s peace and favour will be upon us here and now (Jeremiah 22:15-16). To exercise social concerns to the people that God cares for (poor, needy, widows, orphans and others in need of help) will assure for us God’s future blessings in the age to come (Luke 14:12-14).