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
Living a Life of Holiness
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On the one had we have the command to be Holy, but on the other hand we reason how can we be holy like God? We read in the scriptures, that the creator of heaven and earth, there is no one like him, as he is above all things. We also know that the...
Be Careful; Words are Important
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Today the English language is being destroyed in countries where English is the major tongue. There was a time, not too long ago when the English language, vocabulary and grammar were taken seriously. Letters were written in a beautiful long hand with...
The Richness and Affluence of Gods Glory
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The other night the Lord showed me his Glory. All week I knew that my blog for the next insertion would be about Gods glory as the Lord had indicated this to me at the beginning of the week. I must confess that I had not taken much notice of this...
A Good Soldier of Christ Jesus
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The battle lines of this world are becoming more and more obvious as the days go by. There is no need to outline the plummeting decline in moral standards over the past 10 years. One does not fail to notice the appalling destruction that our youth are...
I am Ashamed at Easter
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I am also disappointed and sad and at times despondent. Easter is the pinnacle, the holy celebration of our faith. For the cross, as explained in the scriptures, is the reason that Jesus was born into this world. God has sacrificed his Son to save us...
Where has the Cross Gone?
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When we talk of the sacrifice of Jesus on the cross, how many believers today really understand the full meaning of that act on Calvary? How many believers have wrestled with the truth of the Cross? How many Christians know anything about the cross?...
Two Sundays in March
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What a contrast between the two Sundays; what a turn around in six days. From absolute exhilaration, for gloom and despondency. The Palm Sunday crowd were full of enthusiasm, for Jesus was to be their King who would restore their fortunes. He would...
How will the return of Jesus affect you?
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Can I predict that when Jesus returns almost all of mankind, at least 99.9% will be aghast at who they see as the returning Jesus. They will stand with their months open at the sight of the returning Son of Man. In most instances they will not...
So the 266th Pope is
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By now the entire world is aware of the Roman Catholics churches new leader, a pioneer Pope who has taken the name of Francis , a pastor rather than manager to resurrect the church it was reported from Rome yesterday. He becomes the 266th leader of...
Have we been in Camp Discipline or Camp Castaway
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The bible is full of Gods promises beyond which we have not dreamed or imagined. It has been reported that there are at least 7,887 promises made by God to mankind according to Dr. Storms writing in the Contact magazine. Because God is Lord of all it...
The World is rolling the Dice
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According to an article in the Readers Digest Asia is on the cusp of a gambling boom and Singapore is bidding for a front line position. In another article in our local paper it is reported that a group of investors in Les Vegas plan to build Panda...
Gods Spirit is leaving the Visible Church
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If I am correct with remembering my church history studies from college, the visible church went through a large number of metamorphoses. These transformations were ignited by Martin Luther with his Ninety-Five Theses nailed to the door of the Castle...
I am making a Highway of Holiness
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God’s heart goes out to his children who have fallen into the deep shadows of life. In today’s world the enemy has been active amongst Gods children and has sown his evil into the very hearts of those that confess to trust in God. I am...
God has enrolled me in his Boot-camp
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Although I was unaware of Gods plans for me that day, my boot camp experience with God as trainer began as I walked to the letter box on a beautiful summers day, with not a cloud in the sky and the cicadas singing loudly in harmony. As I opened a...
I Blew it big Time
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It happened on our first night of camping. My wife and I arrived at our campsite overlooking the surf beach with a wonderful vista across Ngunguru Bay to the headland – beautiful blue sky and sea. With a promise of some later afternoon drizzle...
Do not be deceived; God will act
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Today was the second anniversary of the devastating earth quake that destroyed the CBD and eastern suburbs of Christchurch, my countries second largest city. When the dust had settled; literally, 185 people lost their lives and the repair bill has...
Shinning Like Stars
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It all began on our last night of our camping holiday. My wife and I had gone out for pizza and I had ordered my favourite – Hawaiian. We enjoyed a wonderful evening together eating our pizza in the small towns park, with the sound of ducks in...
How much faith do we need?
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We live in a world that has been conditioned to believe and expect that best is bigger, faster, greater than, better than. We have been brought up to expect things and goods to be better than the previous model; take for example the rush to purchase...
Gods Warning from Recent World Events
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In the last two weeks the news has featured a number of startling events that have brought gasps from many and sent reverberations across the media world. I was on holiday when I caught a flash on the radio about the Pope doing something unheard of...
Daily Bible Verse: Colossians 3:1-2
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Since we have been raised with Christ who is seated at the right hand of God, and we are seated with him; which is the throne room of the universe where God rules over the affairs of the universe, why then do we not live victorious lives. Why are so...
A nauseating practice in the church!!!
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Culling within a church fellowship is the work of the enemy, as he has blinded you by your own self importance. Who gave you the right to judge your fellow brethren says the Lord. Am I not the owner of the harvest and I will be the one who separates...
Do we know which country we live in?
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We read in Hebrews that the people who pleased God longed for a better country and to these same people God gave his blessing of righteousness. In this modern age many believers have put their roots down in the place they call home and they have spent...
21st.C. Tower of Babel
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I have just heard a news item on our local radio which reports that a higher percentage of girls born this year will live to be a hundred. This is great news for the world that medical science is now so far advanced that we can do this. Let us bow...
Forgiveness Do we really understand it?
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There are many passages of scripture that one can recite off by heart, John 3 v16 would be one of the most recognized verses to commit to memory. The scriptures in the so called “Roman Road to Salvation" would be another, plus the 23rd....
Solid teaching - what is that?
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In Gods providence the year 1517 was the beginning of an out pouring of Gods spirit that could not be stopped as Martin Luther’s radical, or as the Roman church labelled it, heretical thoughts set fire to the church in Europe. Up till this time...