(May 26, 2023) Angeline Selvakumari encourages us to discover God’s dawn light…
Great is God’s faithfulness!
He has led us thus far and will continue to carry us through! Psalm 46:5 is one of His great promises of protection – ‘God is in the midst of her, she shall not be moved; God shall help her, just at the break of dawn.’
This scripture refers to ‘the city of God’ (v4). In Matthew 5:14, our Saviour, Jesus, referred to His followers as an important city: ‘You are the light of the world – like a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden.’
As such in these troubled times we need our faithful God’s protection! And we can relate to Psalm 46:2 which depicts why the verse five promise is sosignificant. It’s our assurance of God’s faithfulness, to be grasped in dark times that cause fear… even when if the –
Mountains are carried into the midst of the sea,
Waters are troubled and roar and
When everything is moving, shaking and we are very troubled, the Bible confirms that our God is there for us! Even if everything around us ‘moves’ we will not. God is in the midst of every storm and will help us at the break of dawn.
Our God is a good God! Whatever He does is good! He’s the God of impossibilities, the God of the new dawn.
(November 26, 2017)Stuart Reynolds challenges the church about subtle ‘twilight talk’ …
‘The place is here, the time is now, and the journey into the shadows that we’re about to watch could be our journey….You unlock this door with the key of imagination. Beyond it is another dimension – a dimension of sound, a dimension of sight, a dimension of mind. You’re moving into a land of both shadow and substance, of things and ideas. You’ve just crossed over into the Twilight Zone….’
Many of us from more than a generation ago will recall these words from Rod Sterling, as he would introduce another episode of that cult classic TV show, The Twilight Zone, where there is no ‘up’ or ‘down’ or ‘out.’
The world without God has always lived in a Twilight Zone of darkness, desperation, destruction and death.
The burden of this article is over the increasing journey of retreat and regression the church has made back into that same zone of vagueness, uncertainty, and indistinctiveness, where …
Less and less is clear, sound and sure.
Commands have become suggestions.
Truth is a matter of opinion and feeling, resulting in a muddled-morality.
We have a mixed message that leaves us bereft of a truly ‘blessed assurance.’
Christian fundamentals have been replaced and succeeded by subtle and dangerous baseless assumption!