John Knox @watchmanjohn

  I have been a member of ChristianBlog.Com for 6 years, 4 months and 3 days.

  I have published 749 blogs and 3,474 comments.

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

 My most recent blog was published on Friday 18th of January 2019.

My Blog Archive
on the mountain of the lord from genesis 22
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Genesis 22 contiued…. As we draw to the close of this epic story that has tantalized and captured the hearts of many a follower of Christ for its powerful simplify. Genesis 22 is one of those rare passages that even though we...
sacrificial service from genesis 22
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Genesis 22 continued… As we come to the close of this chapter I thought we might pause here while I slip in some of my research that I have discovered concerning this, to many, an enigmatic passage. Does it surprise you...
the sacrifice of surrendered sonship
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Genesis 22 continued – verse 11ff In these verses we reach the pinnacle of the narrative as we discover that Abraham is correct in that the Lord will provide. But I wonder even if Abraham envisaged the manner in which...
the direction of duty from genesis 22
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Continuing our study from Genesis 22 As we come to the apex of this ancient narrative we begin to realize the majestic manner in which the writer has lead us in this tension stretched story. We realize that we have encountered deep torturous...
the goal of unreserved resignation from genesis 22
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Genesis 22 cont… As we continue through this epic and tension ridden walk following the call of God we begin to come to the ‘crunch.’ How will Abraham follow the call from God? Will he renege and...
the lonely path of god from genesis 22
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Genesis 22 series cont. We have come to verse five where we notice that the silent tension is ratchet up a few notches as the two servants are told to stay behind as Abraham and Isaac ascent to mountain to worship. There is no mention from Abraham of...
gods call to come up higher genesis 22
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The series from Genesis continues Verse two records the call of Abraham to take his only son whom Abraham loves and go to the region of Moriah, which we learn in the following verses is about three days journey away. When one goes in the Hebrew...
testing, trials, trust, temptation genesis 22
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As I suspected there is more than one blog from this highly explosive and ‘punch-in-the-stomach’ chapter. As I have been mulling over these words from Genesis 22 it seemed good to me to return to my exegetical roots and work my way through...
the supreme sacrificial climb genesis 22
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Some time back I said to the Lord that I would like to blog on a teaching topic and left it at that. Earlier this week my thoughts were directed to Genesis 22 with the implication that this was to be the blog for my next posting. I was not...
discerning the times and seasons of 2017
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I stumbled across this vewrse from Proverbs the othert day and never gave it a second thought until the Holy Spirit pulled me up and said ‘Look again.’ Because of this rebuke I begin this blog with this verse from Proverbs 25:2 It is the...
jesus is weeping we are praying
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The Holy Spirit has drawn my attention to a number of verses concerning Jesus’ attitude towards Jerusalem that we have tended; at least I have, over looked its significance. It is recorded in the gospels that Jesus wept twice and in Hebrews we...
seven truths for the week
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I wish for you to meditate on these seven truths; one for each day of the week. 1/ Hold onto your first Love. Remember God is Good and Loves you We walk by faith and not Sight 2/ Expect God to visit you this week with his Presence. 3/ Declare the...
prophetic word to my american friends
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For those of you who live in America be aware that the Lord of Hosts has sent an Irritant upon the land. For as in the days of Pharaoh when they refused to let my people go when I sent an Irritant among them, so have I shaken the land of America....
don't despise desert dwellings
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At some period this year you may find yourself in a dry dusty enclosure. With the wrecking ball President in full flight one is not certain where we will be. Or for that matter what our emotional graph will registrar. The logical reaction to find...
gods flood of glory like as in noahs time
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I see parallels between the time of Noah and today’s time and seasons that have been orchestrated by God from his heavenly throne. I do not pretend to have grasped and understood totally and fully the full connections suffice to say that the...
we have this anchor
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This blog easily follows on from the blog the Holy Spirit penned with my willingness last night. But it could also stand on its own for the arm of the Lord is not too short that he cannot help us. I believe in my spirit as I listen to the voice of the...
as in the days of noah part two
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Well my readers the season of Gods disruption has begun in earnest as the Lords prophets said that it would; which has been confirmed by the Word. All week long the word that the Holy Spirit gave me as I enquired about the topic of this bog was...
the worlds reaction to the inauguration and our attitude
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The unrest that we have witnessed in Washington and the cities across the USA has also been seen in the nations including my own country. I do not wish to be the harbinger of distressing news but I believe this will be the pattern of 2017. Not only...
the valley of dryness and the cave of despair are no more.
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Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you. Isaiah 60 The Lord is releasing his boldness and power across the land for this is a time of the RE’s. Reformation, Restoration, Re alignment, Reinstatement,...
doorways and a fresh suit of armour
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The word of the Lord to me all week as been ‘Open Door’ See, I have placed before you an open door that no one can shut. Rev. 3:8 An open door suggests new opportunities, new beginnings and new pathways. As has been prophesized before we...
dry bread and eternal life
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True genuine Christianity is a/ a life style and b/ an experience. A fully committed disciple of Christ lives with the Holy Spirit and experiences the Holy Spirits presence. This is how I see it and how I experience my faith. As I read the scriptures...
the tongue has more power than we realize
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I wish to speak of agreement. Not so much agreement among ourselves although believe me that is at the top of my list. No I wish to draw your attention to agreeing with God’ word. As I read through my Bible I cannot but help notice an abundance...
writing modern church history
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If I were to write chapter of modern church history in the 1st world over the last few decades I would include two attitudes. Firstly I would point out that the church has been asleep and while asleep the enemy has build massive strong holds. Secondly...
there is no going back only forward into the clashing of swords
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The Hebrew year 5777 began October 2, 2016. It is called "Rosh Hashanah and I do not believe that we can go past seeing the significant in the number 7 times three. It has come to my notice that in the Hebrew language the word for seven...
forgive us lord we have treated your city shabberly
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When I read the news the other day that my beloved country had co sponsored a UN resolution condemning Israel I felt a great sense of shame come upon me. I cried out to the Lord, ‘Save us Lord, forgive us for my country does not know what they...