John Knox @watchmanjohn

  I have been a member of ChristianBlog.Com for 6 years, 2 months and 23 days.

  I have published 749 blogs and 3,464 comments.

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

 My most recent blog was published on Sunday 9th of December 2018.

My Blog Archive
Gods Holy Word
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The Bible is the Word of God. To call the Bible by any other name is to deny God and the reality of our experience. Men may call the Bible a history of the Jewish nation and use it to trace the twelve tribes during the Diaspora. Men may view the Bible...
Hearing Gods voice in Scripture
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As I read the scriptures I have a tendency think within myself that I know the meaning here in this text for I have read this many times before and most likely due to my theological study pulled the text apart. I have heard many sermons on this...
Discipleship and the renewed Mind
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When the life of Christ is born into our hearts God calls us a new creation; this is sanctification. We are called to walk, by surrender, to present our bodies as living sacrifices. In this way we work out our salvation that was born into our hearts....
The Making of a Disciple of Christ
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Jesus said 'If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.' Mark 8 I believe that disciples are made not born for Jesus constantly laid down the requirements for those who would follow him. In all the...
The terrible misunderstanding of Discipleship
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There is a difference like chalk and cheese between being saved and being a disciple of Jesus. Many believers today cannot see the difference for the term discipleship has been altered from the biblical understanding presented by Jesus and Paul. Many...
The secret of the perfect life.
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The conversation that Jesus had with the person known as the 'rich young ruler' which is recorded in all synoptic gospels is worthy of a deeper inspection. . Often these conversations contain much truth that we can over look as we focus on the...
The adapting modern church
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As I was watching our national news tonight I watched an enthusiastic female, who was a spoke person from the synod, which is meeting at present, announcethe momentous decision that women at last will be able to be appointed bishops. She was literally...
Regeneration rebuilding the temple within
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By the fall recorded in Genesis 3 mankind fell not only from grace and Gods presence but into disunity within himself. By the fall we mean that not only was mankind out of harmony with God but he was out of harmony within himself. Before the fall Adam...
Mankind s Making, Unmaking and Repair
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In Genesis 1:27 we read 'So God createdmanin his own image,in the image of Godhe created him; male and femalehe created them.' This statement has important significance in our understanding of the term 'image of God' for it is my...
The nature of Sin
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As I finished by last blog titled 'His words our Words' which I posted 2 days ago I was flicking through a book from my ministerial days. I came to a chapter entitled 'The Philosophy of Sin.' God said, 'I want you to blog on...
His words and our words
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Gods spoken word defined the character of God in contrast to the Canaanite gods. Time and time again Jehovah reminded the children of Israel that the idols of their enemies are made of wood and stone and cannot speak or move. The OT is full of images...
Daily Bible Verse: John 7:37-39
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John 7:37-39 - On the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried out, saying, If anyone thirsts, let him come to Me and drink. He who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, out of his heart will flow rivers of living water. But...
Repentance a new and living way
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We are told that John came baptising with water for repentance. Matthew 3. This repentance was under the old covenant which implied a turning from ones ways to follow the God of their Fathers. This had been the call that the prophets cried down...
The gift of tears
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This is what the SovereignLORD, the Holy Oneof Israel, says: "In repentance and restis your salvation, in quietness and trustis your strength, but you would have none of it. Is. 30 These words that were spoken in the 8th-century BC to the Kingdom...
As we face our Goliaths
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We are all familiar with the story of David and Goliath, from 1 Samuel 17, perhaps too familiar for we still recall the story as a Sunday school lesson of our hero David. This blog has been given to me by the Living Lord as a message to all those...
Daily Bible Verse: Hebrews 4:16
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Hebrews 4:16 - Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. (21st Century King James Version) O the majesty and brilliance of God that we have access into the...
The overwhelming stupendous love of God
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For Christ's love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died. 2 Cor. 5 Paul was so passionate for the gospel that many accused him of being out of his mind, for he was obsessed with the love of God. This...
A message from Isaiah 6
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In the year that King Uzziahdied,I saw the Lordseated on a throne,high and exalted,and the train of his robefilled the temple.2Above him were seraphs,each with six wings: With two wings they covered their faces, with two they covered their feet,and...
God is closing his museum.
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It is official; God is cleaning out the museum dedicated to holiness that has been established by well meaning Christians. Out go the traditions of all denominations that have set moral and 'holiness standards.' God is throwing out all...
Can you come down and walk with me?
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As in the natural so in the spiritual, for we are not born to live on high mountain peaks, but the valleys tend to be more habitable. Those mountain peaks in our spiritual experience we cannot sustain for they will kill us spiritually, but if we could...
Keeping ourselves in the Love of God
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The statement that God is Love is so radical that only the God of the Bible could have revealed such a truth to us. This knowledge that God by his very nature is Love has not been perceived outside of the scriptures. That God is love is the kernel of...
Consider the Lilies.
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Consider the Lilies. Consider the Ravens. Consider the Ants. Have you noticed the things that God asks us to consider for these three have one thing in common? From a human standpoint these three things are not worth considering for they are of a...
Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 58:11
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Daily Bible Verse: Isaiah 58:11
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Isaiah 58:11 - The Lord will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail. (New International Version 1984) This is...
How to bring a smile to Gods face
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I know that I am taking this verse out of context so forgive me as I wish to use these well known words as a spring board into my blog. We often see these words on funeral notices or they are spoken in eulogies. But I often wonder the reason why...