John Knox @watchmanjohn

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

  I have published 749 blogs and 3,494 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
Praying in the Spirit.
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And pray in the Spiriton all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. Eph 6 We are exhorted to pray in the Spirit. This means simply that we pray from a position of strength, in that the power that raised Christ from the dead is available for...
God loves us more than we know.
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Because of the LORD's great lovewe are not consumed,for his compassions never fail.23They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.24I say to myself, "The LORD is my portion;therefore I will wait for him. What wonderful truths are...
Daily Bible Verse: John 14:27
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John 14:27 - Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. (New International Version) God's peace is not some distant unreachable state that is akin...
Gods Preparation for His Wedding
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God is opening his word and pouring rain upon those that are thirsty for he is crying, “Come those that are thirsty and I will give you waters to drink.” God is opening the minds of those who are humble and of a contrite heart. In these...
Living the High Life in Christ
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How many times have we read passages of scripture that go in one ear and out the other with no settlement in our mind? It is as if we are blind, yet we see but in reality we do not see. We read the words and either our minds are elsewhere or, God in...
To Grow unto Glory takes Initiative
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Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.' Benjamin Franklin What is true in the natural is also true in the spiritual. How do we measure up? God by a supernatural...
Daily Bible Verse: Micah 6:8
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Micah 6:8 - He has showed you, O man, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and But can we reach these ideals? Can we honestly say that we can match these standards that God has set before us? Take a good...
Post Sanctification ExplainedIt is imperative that we work out our salvationIt is imperative that we
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In one of my last blogs I explained that I believesanctification is an instantaneous impartation of Christ's life into our hearts. All of Christs perfections have become ours as a result of the super natural work of the atonement, His holiness,...
Identification with Jesus.
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Blow the trumpet, sound the alarm for the day of the Lord is closer than we dare to believe. The day of destruction and reckoning will catch many believers as a rabbit is caught in the search light, frozen, startled and confused. There are too many...
Sanctification fully exposed.
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There are three mysteries mentioned in the scriptures. The triune God head; the two natures of Jesus and the mystery that I, a sinner can be made into the image of Jesus, by the great work of the atonement. Because of the cross Jesus has become to us,...
Lord teach me to Pray
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It seems strange to write a blog on prayer for all believers pray, do they not? Prayer and being a disciple go together like strawberries and cream, yet God has pressed upon my mind that this is to be the topic of this blog. I was directed towards the...
Heal me, O LORD, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved..
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Before the third chapter of Geneses mankind was at One with God. He was a Whole person with his body soul and spirit in perfect harmony and in perfect sync with his Creator. There was a perfect flow between body, soul, spirit and God. This harmonious...
Levels of Redemption
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This blog was given to me by my Lord and it has been a case of stepping out of the boat trusting that I do not mess up the blogs message that is being born in my heart. I wish to trace the layers of redemption that occur in a believers life from the...
What has the death of Jesus accomplished?
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If we believe that Jesus died only for our sins, then we have misunderstood the work of God on the cross including the good news of the gospel. To teach that Jesus went to the cross to bring salvation to us because of our sins is to be misled...
His Temptations and our Temptations
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This phrase in the Lords prayer has always bothered me. Should it be translated as in Gods Word Translation - Don't allow us to be tempted. Instead, rescue us from the evil one. When the Bible speaks of temptation we are prone to see this coming...
God has one aim for us.
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I wish to draw your attention to the story recorded in John chapter 21, concerning the appearance of Jesus to some of his disciples on the shore of Lake Galilee. This was a dark depressing time for the followers of Jesus, for they had seen their...
Jesus Guides by his Servants.
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One of the most powerful means God uses to guide us is for the word of God to be embodied in the life of one of his servants. We see this all the time in the scriptures. We read of the loneliness of Abraham, who is called the friend of God, the...
The most holy work we have neglected
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Epaphras,who is one of youand a servant of Christ Jesus, sends greetings. He is always wrestling in prayer for you,that you may stand firm in all the will of God, matureand fully assured. Col 4 There is a holy work that we, the body of Christ have...
God Guides by his Word.
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To be guided by Gods word is the most profound and intimate manner in which God will direct us. We need to understand that the majestic creator of all the earth has the time and inclination to take notice of us and be interested in our pathways. But...
God Guides by our Decisions
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Despite our sinful nature God, in his wisdom uses our choices to teach us his ways. We read in Geneses chapter 13 that Abram went up from Egypt, the place where he had lied about his wife and brought the displeasure of the King. After having fallen...
God Guides us by Himself.
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God longs to communicate to each of his children in all aspects of their life and the way that he communicates is different for each personality and circumstance. We read in Genesis 15 that Abraham had won a great victory against five warlords and he...
Discipleship and the Discipline of Guidence
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Over these past weeks God has been pushing me in areas and directions that I am not comfortable with. First came a word to blog on Suffering which was followed by a directive to follow that blog with one on Divine Guidance. As under whelmed as I felt...
Discipleship and the Discipline of Suffering
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I feel compelled to blog on this subject of which I feel totally unworthy and unqualified to do so. Greater minds than mine have written on this subject in a more learned and intellectually proficient manner. But I cannot escape Gods voice which will...
The End time Fear and Confusion
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By now we all are familiar with the news riveting story of the missing flight MH370. The Boeing 777 left Kuala Lumpur airport and has not been seen since for it has literally vanished. As I write this is has been 12 days since the routine flight took...
Discipleship and the discipline of Patience
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If there was ever a pertinent word for today it is found in Hebrews 6:12 - We do not want you to become lazy, but to imitate those who through faith and patience inherit what has been promised. Patience is a virtue, a fruit of the spirit that todays...