Sermon'e

on January 11, 2024 — by .
This content is part of a series Bright Morning Reflections, in topic 2024 & books Acts, Ephesians, Ezra, Matthew.

Christ’s home in our hearts

‘For this reason, I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.’ It was the custom of Jews to stand when they prayed (see Matthew 6:5; Luke 18:11; 13 ). However, sometimes they would kneel. This would show a great desire to pray. Ezra (Ezra 9:5) and Jesus prayed like this. Jesus fell to the ground in the garden. This was just before he died on the cross (Matthew 26:39). Stephen prayed like this just before he died (Acts 7:60).

on December 24, 2022 — by .
This content is part of a series Bright Morning Reflections, in books 1 Peter, Ezra & .

Royal Priesthood

Verse 1 of today’s text is the continuation of the last verse of chapter 1. A person who loves other people will want to help them and say good things about them. The words that people use show what their spirit is like. Peter lists 5 evil things that Christians should remove from their lives; wickedness, deceit, hypocrisies, jealousy and slander.