Scripture

About the Scriptures #1

Continuing his theme of good stewardship, John Alley today turns to the question, “What so we do with the Scriptures?” The Bible, says John, makes hundreds of references to “the word of God” – but not one of those references is to a book! John explains about 2 different types of energy, potential energy and kinetic energy. The book sitting on the shelf has “potential energy”, but does not have real power until the believing Christian reads and ponders the Word. Ink on paper, says John, is not holy and has no power, but the same words alive in the…

The Scriptures #7 – Our Hearts and the Word of God

This week John Alley brings his series of teaching on the subject of the Holy Scriptures to a conclusion with strong exhortation to ensure that our hearts are in accord with the word of God. John begins his message with reference to Hebrews 4:12-13, which describes the word of God as living and active, able to penetrate and divide even soul and spirit. John speaks at length of the importance of taking in the word of God, and then of allowing that word to be the standard by which our lives are lived. John concludes his message with several excerpt…

The Necessity of Honour

The Necessity of Honour
John Alley speaks about the lack of honour in society towards leaders. It is not only the lack of honour towards God which is missing, but towards people in positions of authority, even parents.

Living Righteousness

Living Righteousness
John speaks a direct word about the righteousness of God. Its not popular, or even considered relevant by segments of society to think we need righteousness. Yet scripture says, without righteousness, nobody will see God.