Category Archives: Biblical

Plants, by Kezia Owens

Plants come in all different sizes,

All the bulbs with different surprises,

They all come in different shapes,

Out of the bulb an original escapes.

*

Annual or alpine,

Bean or bush,

Crop or cross,

Flower or fungus,

*

Herb or hybrid,

Moss or mutant,

Seedling or sport,

Variety or vine.

*

We all love to see them grow,

In the sun or in the snow,

All things beautiful God made,

“Let it be,” that’s what He said.

*

The Saviour Of The World, by Kezia Owens

This IS hard for us, as humans, to believe…

God sent His ONLY BEGOTTEN Son so that anyone, anyone AT ALL could be saved and go to a better place – heaven to live with our Saviour, Jesus Christ, for all eternity…

…BUT only those who BELIEVE that God lives. Who BELIEVE that Jesus rose from the dead and who BELIEVE in the power of Jesus.

ANYONE can be saved from destruction in hell – murderers, thieves, liars, children, the elderly or cheaters!  If you believe that no one would have the grace and mercy to forgive YOU, you DO NOT know what my God is like!

Good news, good news Christ died for YOU!  Good news, good news if YOU believe! Good news, good news, you’ll be saved eternally.  That’s WONDERFUL, EXTRA, GOOD news!

 Living, He loved YOU,

Dying, He saved YOU,

Buried, He carried YOUR sins far away,

Rising, He justified freely forever, 

One day He’s coming,

Oh GLORIOUS day!

The Fiery Serpents

In the Bible the children of Israel were in Egypt, working as slaves for Pharaoh.  Moses asked Pharaoh to let God’s people go into the wilderness to worship the Lord, but he refused.  God sent the 10 plagues and after 9 plagues, Pharaoh STILL didn’t let God’s people go.  But the last and worst plague was yet to come – the death of the firstborn.  Everyone was warned that if they didn’t put a perfect lamb’s blood on their door, when the death angel passed over their house the firstborn child in that family would die.  When Pharaoh’s child was killed, he pleaded for the Israelite’s to leave.  God sent the plagues, to free His people from  slavery. The people rejoiced and praised God.  A while after God sent the Israelite’s manna, like light bread, from heaven to eat.

In Numbers 21 verses 5 – 9 we read these exact words –

5.  And the people spoke against God, and against Moses, Wherefore have ye brought us out of Egypt to die in he wilderness?  For there is no bread, neither is there any water; and our soul loatheth this light bread.

6. And the Lord sent fiery serpents among the people, and they bit the people; and much people of Israel died.

7.   Therefore the people came to Moses, and said, We have sinned, for we have spoken against the Lord, and against thee; pray unto the Lord, that He take away he serpents from us. And Moses prayed for the people.

8. And the Lord said unto Moses, Make thee a fiery serpent, and set it upon a pole: and it shall come to pass , that everyone that  is bitten, when he looketh upon it, shall live.

9. And Moses made a serpent of brass, and put it upon a pole, and it came to pass, that if a serpent had bitten any man, when he beheld the serpent of brass, he lived.

The people had forgotten what God had done for them in bringing them out of Egypt, and complained to God and Moses.  God blessed them with the bread that the angels ate – manna, and yet they said they loathed it. Don’t like is one thing, but then hate is another, but even worse loath!

Everybody has to be punished and put right. God loved His people, so he had to chastise them. He sent snakes, poisonous serpents, to bite the people, and lots died.

As God wanted them to, the people repented and confessed their sins, and the Lord was faithful and just to forgive them.  They pleaded that Moses would pray to the Lord, and he did, but God doesn’t always just vanish away the trouble as soon as somebody repents – sometimes He just give us a way to wriggle out of it.

So God gave His people a way to be saved from the snakes.  He commanded Moses to make a brass serpent and set it on a pole so that anyone, anywhere in the camp could look at it.  He  obeyed and did what God asked.  Anyone that looked up at the snake after a bite would be saved from death.  Some did and looked at the brass serpent but some didn’t believe and thought it silly. Of course the mockers died, while the believers lived.

Would you have looked at the serpent?  Maybe so – It was such a simple task.

Jesus died for us. He was hanged on a cross, so that everyone could look unto Him and live.  Only some won’t look at Him. Some won’t believe that he died for our sins and be saved, but those that WON’T trust, WILL die.  When the mockers die, they will be cast into everlasting fire.  It is a simple task, just like looking at the snake – easy!

Are you going to look to the Saviour?   Are you going to look at the snake?   Are you going to look at the sufferer?   Are you going to do the simple task of asking Christ into your heart?

This is a hymn I love –

I’ve a message from the Lord,  hallelujah!

The message unto you I’ll give;

‘Tis recorded in His word,  hallelujah!

It is only that you look and live.

Chorus

Look and live, my brother live,

Look to Jesus now and live;

‘Tis recorded in is word,  hallelujah!

It is only that you look and live.

 

Life is offered unto you,  hallelujah!

Eternal life your soul shall have,

If you’ll only look to Him,  hallelujah!

Look to Jesus who alone can save.

Chorus

 

 

You can read it for yourself in Numbers 21 vs 5-9

The BIG question – Will you look, by faith, unto Him and live?

 

 

A Special Alphabet, by Kezia Owens

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T V W X Y Z

A is for Answers that God gives to prayers. He will always answer so never give up praying!

B is for Blessings that God gives abundantly. Food, money, water and health are all blessings from God. He gives you so many you can’t even count them!

C is for Calvary where Christ died for us so if we believe in Him we will live in heaven forever, escaping the sorrow and suffering that Jesus then suffered on the cross for us.

D is for the Devil who tries to kill us and keep us from life and happiness in heaven.

E is for Eternal life in heaven or in hell. We will suffer eternally in hell if we will not trust in God and be saved while the saved are rejoicing and praising the King of Kings in Heaven.

F is for the Fire which is waiting for sinners in hell.

G is for Get Ready for the Judgment Day. Are you ready? Are you going to meet me in Heaven some day? 

H is for Hell were sinners will dwell, and for Heaven were Christians will go and have a better life when they die.

I is for Idols which people foolishly worship, who will die and go to hell if they do not turn to the REAL GOD.

J is for Jesus who came from heaven’s glory to rescue people from their sins.

K is for the King who lives in heaven being saddened every time a lost sinner dies.

L is for Listen to the sound of the Lord knocking at the door of your heart asking to come in.

is for Mansions for us to live in that are waiting for the saved when they die or when they are took up to heaven.

is for Now. Now is the time to repent because you don’t know when your life will end. 

is for One Way to get to heaven – by asking the Lord Jesus Christ into your heart.

is for the Perfect Son of God that came from the perfection of heaven to come into this world of woe and sin, only because he loved us.

is for the Quietness in which my Lord came, willing to die and suffer all the sins of the world and every Christian’s punishment – every Christian’s hell experience that they would have suffered. 

is for Resurrection, Christ rose again and is now in heaven waiting for the saved to arrive in heaven when we die.

S is for the Salvation that Jesus brought to us.

is for Tell the world that Jesus saves people from their sins

is for Us. Jesus died to rescue us from everlasting pain in hell.

is for the Virgin Mary, unto which Jesus was born in a stable.

is for Christ’s Wounded hands, feet and side.

is for the Extra Good News that Jesus can wash away our sins.

Y is for the young and old Christian’s need to pray. 

is for the Zeal we have for God’s love.

 

 

Easter!

Easter is coming!

Can I ask you today this question…

Do you actually know what Easter is all about?

It’s not about Easter eggs or presents.

Can I tell you what it IS about?

It is about Jesus, and how HE died for OUR sins.  

Can I tell you about Him and how He died?

This is how and why He died.

Jesus was born in a manger to Mary.  God sent Jesus to earth to die on Calvary so that WE could be saved from OUR sins.  We ALL have sin, we were born with it in our hearts.

 Jesus died on the cross for our sins that we might be saved.

John 3 verse 16 says… ‘For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life.’

WHOSOEVER MEANS YOU.  Try and put your name there in the place of the word ‘whosoever.’  

That if Jayne believeth in Him.  That if John believeth in Him.  That if Chloe believeth in Him.  Put your name in there.

Jesus was dead 3 days before He rose again.  He is alive in heaven, waiting to welcome you into heaven, if you believe in Him and be saved.

A simple prayer of repentence is enough. 

Are YOU ready for heaven?  Are you ready, if you would die tonight?

Make yourself ready.

Where will YOU spent eternity?

I am ready… Will I see you in heaven?