the environment cooperates with the Spirit to put our natural man to death

If we want to minister life, we need to know God as the God of resurrection. The life that we minister to others is nothing else but the resurrection life of Christ – we need to know, experience, and gain God as the God of resurrection (John 11:25; Rom. 4:17). Day by day our outer […]

seeing the preciousness of Zion and Jerusalem, and fully trusting in the Lord

There is a specific group of Psalms – from 120 to 134 – that is called, Songs of Ascents. These do not speak of the law but they relate to the matter of captivity. The law brings you to captivity if you try to keep it in yourself with your own strength; the people of […]

those who wait on Jehovah will renew their strength, they will mount up with wings like eagles!

In the book of Isaiah we see a contrast between a man in the old creation(king Hezekiah, ch. 36-39) and a man in the new creation(ch. 40). No matter how good and spiritual Hezekiah was, because he was still in the old creation, he needed to be terminated and replaced with Christ! A person in […]