John Knox @watchmanjohn

  I have been a member of ChristianBlog.Com for 6 years, 8 months and 3 days.

  I have published 749 blogs and 3,493 comments.

 My first blog was published on Tuesday 18th of September 2012.

 My most recent blog was published on Friday 17th of May 2019.

My Blog Archive
word study from hebrews part 8
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Today's study is found in Hebrews 10:23 which contains the key word confession [NASB] or profession [NIV] This Greek word homologia; which simply means saying the same with our mouth as God says in His Word. It is making the words of our mouth...
Word Study from Hebrews Part 7
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The sixth “Let Us' word study is found in chapter 10:22, but to understand this truth we need to go back and include verses 19-21 which set the platform for the wonderful revelation in v 22. The text is from the NIV. Therefore, brothers and...
word study from hebrews part 6
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This “let Us' is I believe a water shed in the writers understanding which gives us a moment to, with a broad brush stroke to review our progress. The writer is emphasizing that we must “go onto maturity” for all the chapters up to...
Word study from Hebrews part 5
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Let us then approach God's throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. Heb 4 16 NIV Let us then these few words take us back to the preceding verses for the connecting word is...
word study from hebrews part 4
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Word Study from Hebrews part 4 The third 'Let Us' in our word study. Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has ascended into heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to the faith we profess. Heb 4:14 NIV At first reading...
Word Study from Hebrew part 3
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Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one will perish by following their example of disobedience. Hebrew 4:11 NIV This verse which contains the second 'Let us' also refers back to the earlier chapter which...
word study from hebrews part 2
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Therefore, since the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us be careful that none of you be found to have fallen short of it. Heb 4:1 NIV One of the major themes of Hebrews that runs as a 'golden' thread through each chapter is the...
word study from hebrews
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This is one of the most difficult blogs that God has asked me to write for I am fearful that I will mess up. God has clearly pressed upon me to write a blog series on a word study from the book of Hebrews. At first I was reluctant as I am aware of the...
jesus suffered to make an exchange for us
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During this last week the Lord has drawn this verse to my mind and he has opened my eyes to see and hear his word which I wish to share with you And so Jesus also suffered outside the city gate to make the people holy through his own blood. Heb. 13 12...
in jesus alone
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Just recently I was required to undergo ongoing further training as part of my companies 'up skilling' modules. I soon discovered that the 'buzz words' in vogue are “Diversity” and “Inclusiveness.” I can see the...
the true light of the world: illuminated
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Throughout the history of the church there has always been falsehood and heresy that have threatened to engulf the truth. Today is no different as we see an increase in confusion, half truths along with lies and muddled thinking. This is to be...
the disposition that we abhor, but many still keep
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I believe I would offend many Bible believing Christians if I pointed out to them that they were only pretending to be humble when in fact they are still proud. Pride is the unspoken sin in the lives of today's Christians, in the developed world....
healing and naaman s folly
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In my journey over the last few blogs concerning healing I have travelled to Isaiah 53 and have come to be convinced that there is physical healing in the atonement. I have discovered that we have been redeemed, healed and delivered by the death and...
The Healing Impediments
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In my last blog entitled 'The spiritual journey cont.' I outlined that my search had taken me to believe that healing is to be found in the atonement. This was the position I have come to in my quest as to God's word concerning healing and...
the spiritual journey continued.
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My son, pay attention to what I say; listen closely to my words.1Do not let them out of your sight, keep them within your heart;22for they are life to those who find them and health to a man's whole body.23Above all else, guard your heart, for it...
a spiritual journey of discovery
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The journey begins in a small conservative rural town in New Zealand. One could label the area as an isolated county settlement of around 10,000 who always voted for the conservative party. I was raised in this environment where my world consisted of...
the important personal alignment
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This blog is really a continuation from my previous blog entitled 'Your Kingdom Come' where I passed on the message that God had laid on my heart in these last days. I believe it is time to pray that God will establish his Kingdom in Zion,...
Your Kingdom come
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Throughout history God has always called out a remnant around him who have not bowed their knees to mammon and the gods of this world. Today is no exception. For those who have ears to hear God is sounding his trumpet in these days leading to his home...
our kingship with christ
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I wonder if many of us give a thought to what our role will be with Christ after we pass into his glory. We have been redeemed for two major reasons. Firstly, to be a witness unto Jesus, and in so doing make many disciples. Secondly we have been...
Discipleship the correct biblical understanding
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For this whole week the burden of discipleship has been at the fore front of my thoughts as the Lord has laid this concept upon my spirit. As any good blogger I went to my trusted Collins dictionary of the English language and read 'a person who...
Snakes and Ladders
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We want each of you to show this same diligence to the very end, in order to make your hopesure. 12We do not want you to become lazy, but to imitatethose who through faith and patienceinherit what has been promised. Hebrews 5:11-12 NIV Many of those...
We sing I want to know Jesus.
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I recently read the blog on this web site written by Kirk M titled “A rude wake up call” that has stirred me to realize that we in the so called western world are by and large 'lazy Christians' as we drift through our walk with God....
the holy spirit, love and obedience
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I wish to concentrate on the 14th chapter of John from verse 15 onwards. I have always been drawn to this gospel because of its intense intimacy between the Father and the Son which incorporates the disciples with a soft blanket of love. John refers...
we have been set free
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We have been redeemed, washed and cleansed so that we may do the works of God that will being glory to his name. We have been moved from the Kingdom of darkness; we have been healed and delivered to bring glory to him who sits on the throne. We are...
pay attention to what i say
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Today is the day when all will be exposed for the Lord God is the righteous judge who examines the righteous and probes the heart and mind of all believers. For what is kept in the dark recesses of the heart will be shown for all to see and what is...