John Knox @watchmanjohn

  I have been a member of ChristianBlog.Com for 48 years, 9 months and 21 days.

  I have published 746 blogs and 3,447 comments.

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

 My most recent blog was published on Friday 19th of October 2018.

My Blog Archive
God’s strategy for coping with persecution
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This blog was not meant to be about Revelation as I had decided that two blogs were enough and I had already written my next blog which I mentioned in my Persecution blog. But God had other ideas and he would not let me proceed until I had taken a...
Persecution is Coming
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When I wrote my last blog from revelation 12 I had hoped that would be the end of Revelation. But God, despite him knowing that I had avoided this book for years would not let me go and kept nudging me into the next chapter. I even tried to fool God...
Gee wiz wasn’t the birth of Jesus a P.R. disaster
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As I was reading Luke’s account of the birth I was struck at how ‘low key’ this birth ways for the Son of God. God who had revealed himself in grandiose ways in the Old Testament to the Israelites using various names. A God who...
Have you allowed the Accuser to get under your skin?
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God has drawn my attention to Rev 12. At first I resisted this drawing as the book of Revelation “scares” me as there is so much controversy over its interpretation and I did not want to be part of that. But God keep nudging me back to...
Gods open Letter to his Children
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Dear Believer for whom I died to save you from sin, I am pleased with your life as a Christian for you have been faithful in attending church every Sunday; in fact some of you have ministered in my name. While a few of you have caste out demons in my...
Will we survive these Last Days?
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As we approach the last days, will we endure the upheaval that is coming upon the world? Will we cope with the change and the tribulation that the world has never seen before? Will we come through better than when we entered the troubles, or will we...
An Ultimatum from God - a prophetic word
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My children I will not strive much longer with you – why are you so stubborn and ignore me. I have called and called but you do not listen for you have turned your ears away from me and filled your ears with things and pleasures of this world....
Today is the day of Decision -Blessings or No-Blessings
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Today many of us who read these blogs have come to our River Jordan in our spiritual journey. We have been wandering around in an arid dry spiritual place for some time and like the Children of Israel we stand on the banks of our Jordan. We gaze...
Be careful that we do not erect Idols
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The book of Hebrews has become one of my better treasured books in the New Testament. The book contains gems of spiritual truth that give us an anchor for our walk in the last days, coupled with the heroes of faith that we would do well to dwell on...
Are we walking with Open Eyes in these Last Days?
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As the end times approach we can be certain of some things that will take place. Life as we know it will change. The things that we have relied on to see us through the years and guide us will be no longer assist us.. The traditions that have stood...
Gods word of Comfort and Tenderness
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God is calling out a multitude of believers who have their hearts and minds tuned to his calling. As Samuel lay on his bed so to these chosen ones have heard the call of God to be ready for his coming. They have been in tune with the Holy Spirit and...
Gods Lament over his Children
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His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. 4 Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may...
Gods covenant of Peace
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God has made a covenant of Peace with us. We read in Malachi chapter two that God had set up a covenant of Peace with Levi the priestly tribe. But since we believers have become royal priests through the death of Jesus this covenant has been...
Another fresh look at the kingdom of god - part 3
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As the Lord has been leading me to take another look at the Kingdom of God he led me to a verse in Romans 14 which I do not recall seeing and the Lord said this is the verse I will speak to you about. The verse is - For the kingdom of God is not a...
Another Fresh look at the Kingdom of God
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Following on from my first blog concerning the Kingdom of God in Matthew 6 v 13 the Lord has led me to take a look at on one the most difficult verses in the Bible, as not all translations have the same meaning. The verse is found in Matthew and Luke,...
A fresh look at the Kingdom of God
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This is a vast subject with many different facets and many different interpretations, that I cannot hope to cover in one blog, and nor will I attempt to. Jesus was the one who introduced the term into our understanding. In the OT the concept of a...
Do we know what the Blood of Jesus Means to us?
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The Blood of Jesus is one of the most powerful gifts that God has given us, yet many Christians have no idea of the significance of the poured out blood that Jesus shed on the cross. O they have a vague idea that it has something to do with the...
Redemption - how does this effect your life?
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This is one of the most powerful words in the New Testament, yet it and it derivatives are only used sparingly. The Greek word is “Apolutrosiß” or translated as Apolutrosis. To get a real grip on understanding this term we must focus...
Reflections on the US Elections
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Reflections on the recent US elections As I have been praying and reflection from afar here in New Zealand the Lord has been speaking to me concerning the outcome and the prophecies that God gave before the election. My heart has been heavy as I...
Justification and Gods Plan
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We turn our attention to another significant term used in the Bible that of Justification. The word is a judicial term, which is used in the context of a law court. The word is defined as the judge finding the guilty person “just” –...
Please Listen to my Voice
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Therefore God again set a certain day, calling it Today, when a long time later he spoke through David, as was said before: "Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts." Heb 4 7 God’s problem with us today is not so much...
Walking in Righteousness
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As we come closer to the end times we need to be clear in our minds the meaning of Gods understanding of Righteousness. As the age comes to a close many false prophets and evangelists and spiritual leaders will arise that will lead many a Christian...
Understanding the Scriptures in the Last days
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It is imperative that we have a clear understanding of how to interpret the scriptures. Presently we have different opinions regarding the understanding of the Bible which have resulted in denominations and separate cults. But in the coming days many...
Gods words of Comfort
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God has laid on my heart these words over half an hour ago. I the lord understand your distress better than you do for I am the Lord that created the heavens and put the stars in place and called them by name. Yes I am the Lord that who sent my Son to...
The Holy Spirits message from 1 Thess. chapt. 5
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The Holy Spirit seeks to draw our attention to 1 Thessalonians chapter 5 v1-11. As we live in troubled times many Christians are beginning to become anxious and worried about the future. One does not need to spell out the uncertainty that families...