John Knox @watchmanjohn

  I have been a member of ChristianBlog.Com for 6 years, 8 months and 3 days.

  I have published 749 blogs and 3,493 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
stand on your watch tower
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The Lord is marching through the nations; can you hear the stirring in the mulberry trees? The Lords is marching nearby and the angels are gathering together to bring a break through close at hand. Look to the nations those who call me by name for you...
the brass ceiling of our prayer life part 2
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This blog follows on from part one published a few days ago. We were allowing the Holy Spirit to teach us through the incident known as the raising of Lazarus recorded in John 11. There are times when Gods silences when we have prayed correctly and...
the brass ceiling of our prayer life
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In summary I have, through the disciplining of the Lord, as I have passed through his crucible been shown a deeper understanding of prayer. These meaty morsels of meat concerning ones prayer life have not come easily as old habits and ideas linger on...
prayer has to be from a position of strength
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This blog is in reality a continuation of the last two blogs on prayer – Is prayer really important part 1&2. I confess these titles are not the best descriptive heading I could have chosen and I apologize if such was mis-leading. In...
prayer is it really important part 2
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There was so much more that I intended to blog in the last blog (part 1) that this blog is really a continuation of last night’s blog. Praying according to HIS Will; there is no doubt that this will certainly grab the attention of our Father....
prayer - is it really important
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I can hear folks thinking; ‘Not another blog/article on prayer. Over the years I have read countless books on prayer, listened to multitude sermons on prayer but not much changed regarding my views on prayer. My worry is that many will have this...
enlarge your boundaries
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This is a time of marching forward into the purposes of God for this month of March is the time and season of new things coming forth. This is the time of a fresh outpouring of Gods comfort and joy as the bride readies herself for the coming. This is...
jonah as a sign of the last days
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I believe that the Lord is speaking powerfully across all nations, races and groups as never before. I sense in my spirit that there is increased activity in the heavens that will ultimately fall onto the earth. I also sense that the enemy is...
a prophetic word of encouragement to my people
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The Holy Spirit is saying that my people are praying to me with their lips but their hearts are far from me. But despite the churches lose of their first love the Lords anger has been stayed. For the covenant of blood upon the cross of my Son I will...
battle plans and strategies for spiritual warfare
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A few days back one on my blogger friends Barbara Kankowske @barbkaye, wrote an insightful blog concerning the rise of Satan, which I believe is compulsory reading for all on CB. In essence the blog reminds us to sound the trumpet as we are at war...
does god hear our prayers
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The closer that I come into the Fathers house; the more I press into his heart; the clearer I hear his prophetic voice I realize how inadequate my spiritual understanding is. Where once I was confident in my knowledge of Gods ways and methods, I now...
healing according to jesus
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I wish to draw out three simple truths from Luke’s gospel of the ten lepers that were healed. We can read this from Luke 17:11-19. 11 Now on his way to Jerusalem, Jesus travelled along the border between Samaria and Galilee. 2 As he was going...
healing the new testament method
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I wish to begin this blog with an example of the author and finisher of our Faith; Jesus Christ himself. As he was coming to the close of his ministry there is a verse that sums up the attitude, that I believe he wishes us to bring into our struggles,...
healing myths exposed
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The scriptures are clear that the gifts of the spirit, which are listed in 1 Corinthians 12, are for the edification and the building up of the body of Christ. Therefore we have the following chapters setting out Paul’s concerns that such...
contending for our health - part two
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Strategies to enjoy Healing This bog flows on from part one of the same title, in which I outlined the case for the requirement, that all who are disciples of Jesus need to cooperate with God in their ongoing salvation. I...
contending for our health part one.
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This thought rattled me the other day as I heard this quoted by Doug Addison for I realized that this was the answer to my prayers as to the next blog. As I listened to the Holy Spirit over the nest days I realized that this ‘contending’...
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...