Jonah 2 – God is in Control. The prayer of Jonah to God when he was in trouble tell us that when we suffer we must pray. ” A sense of God’s good-will to us, notwithstanding our offences, opens the lips in prayer, which were closed with the dread of wrath”. Matthew Henry
Jonah 1 – God for All Nations. In this chapter we have, I. A command given to Jonah to preach at Nineveh (v. 1, v. 2). II. Jonah’s disobedience to that command (v. 3). III. The pursuit and arrest of him for that disobedience by a storm, in which he was asleep (v. 4-6). IV. The discovery of…
Ephesians 4 – Unity and Maturity in the Body of Christ. In what has gone before we have heard of Christian privileges, which are the matter of our comfort. In what follows we shall hear of Christian duties, and what the Lord our God requires of us in consideration of such privileges vouchsafed to us.
Judgement Falls – Revelation 17. The angel promises to show John the punishment of the great prostitute (v. 1) with whom the kings of the earth committed adultery (v. 2). He identifies her by the name written on her forehead: BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF PROSTITUTES AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.
Gods Wrath – Revelation 16. This mainly describes the seven bowls of God’s wrath, poured out on the wicked and the followers of the Antichrist after the sounding of the seven trumpets.
Revelation 15 – A vision of Heaven. When John claims that I saw in heaven another great and marvellous sign, he recalls for us the “great and wondrous sign” in heaven in 12:1 (“a woman clothed with the sun”) and “another sign . . . in heaven” in 12:3 (“an enormous red dragon”). The third…
In Christ – Revelation 14. After an account of the great trials and sufferings which the servants of God had endured, we have now a more pleasant scene opening; the day begins now to dawn.
Revelation 13 – The Beast out of the Sea & The Beast out of the Earth. John’s use of I saw (vv. 1, 2) marks a return to the first-person narrative style. He now abruptly reminds us that he is an eyewitness to the events he describes.
Revelation 12 – The Dragon and the Woman. In this chapter we have an account of the contest between the church and antichrist, the seed of the woman and the seed of the serpent.
Revelation 10 – What are we doing? This chapter is an introduction to the latter part of the prophecies of this book. The underlying message of this chapter is positive and that we should not think that this book should not depress us.