Weekly Blog

Fulfilling the Law in the New Covenant

(based on RLCF Bible Study on Wednesday, April 26, 2017) Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill. For assuredly, I say to you, till heaven and earth pass away, one jot or one tittle will by no means pass from…

Freedom From Legalism

by Ajay Chakravarthy (based on RLCF Bible Study on Wednesday, March 29, 2017) “…we have been released from the law…so that we serve in the newness of Spirit…” Rom. 7:6 There are two are two cliffs on either side of path to life one lawlessness and the other legalism (Rom. 2:12). The danger of legalism…

Giving to God Compared to Tithing

by Reece Gliko (based on RLCF Bible Study on Wednesday, March 22, 2017) Psalm 50:12 says, “If I were hungry I would not tell you, for the world is Mine, and all it contains.”  This answers the question:  does God need our giving or tithing?  So why does He command us to give?  One reason,…

Money: Righteousness and Faithfulness

by Olu Talabi (based on RLCF Bible Study on Wednesday, March 1, 2017) ‘No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or else he will be loyal to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.’ –Mathew 6:24. The love of money…

Spiritual Dangers – Gossip and Slander

by Ajay Chakravarthy (based on RLCF Bible Study on Wednesday, February 22, 2017) In the last days, men will be…malicious gossips… 2 Tim. 3:3 As the day draws near, there are warnings of deception, wars, famines etc.; along with all those we are told malicious gossip will abound in the last days. Why malicious gossip?…

Spiritual Dangers – Hypocrisy

by Ajay Chakravarthy (based on RLCF Bible Study on Wednesday, November 30, 2016) But they do all their deeds to be noticed by men…. Matthew 23:5a Among the different topics that Jesus spoke of on the Sermon on the Mount (Matt chapters 5 to 7), Jesus spent considerable time to speak on the desire to…

Genuine Love That Outdoes One Another in Showing Honor

by Reece Gliko (based on RLCF Bible Study on Wednesday, November 11, 2016) Genuine love “outdoes”. This is an issue that Jesus takes up with “some of the Pharisees and scribes” in Matthew 15.  Jesus asks them, “why do you yourselves transgress the commandment of God for the sake of your tradition?”  The Pharisees had…

Spiritual Dangers- Hypocrisy

by Olu Talabi (based on RLCF Bible Study on Wednesday, October 5, 2016) “…he began to say unto his disciples first of all, Beware ye of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. For there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; neither hid, that shall not be known” –Luke 12:1-2.    …

Spiritual Dangers

by Ajay Chakravarthy (based on RLCF Bible Study on Wednesday, September 28, 2016) So that no advantage would be taken of us by Satan, for we are not ignorant of his schemes. II Corinthians 2:11 We read in 2 Corinthians 2:11, if we don’t have the wisdom of God that we are going to be…

Praise, Thanksgiving and Prayer (as a sacrifice)

by Olu Talabi (based on RLCF Bible Study on Wednesday, August 31, 2016)   “By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name.” –Hebrews 13:15.     Thanksgiving: gratitude for what God has done. Praise: adoration of God for…