Articles by: John Hamilton

Brother John's Reflections

For The Common Good

For The Common Good

Now thus says the Lord of hosts: / Consider your ways! / You have sown much, but have brought in little; / you have eaten, but have not been satisfied; / You have drunk, but have not been exhilarated; / have clothed yourselves, but not been warmed; / And whoever […]

by × September 28, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Power and Repentance

Power and Repentance

At the time of the evening sacrifice, I, Ezra, rose in my wretchedness, and with cloak and mantle torn I fell on my knees, stretching out my hands to the Lord, my God. I said: “My God, I am too ashamed and confounded to raise my face to you, O […]

by × September 27, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Sin and Society

Sin and Society

The children of Israel—priests, Levites, and the other returned exiles—celebrated the dedication of this house of God with joy. Ezra 6: 16 “My mother and my brothers are those who hear the word of God and act on it.” Luke 8: 21 We are living in a time that constantly […]

by × September 26, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

What Do We Love?

What Do We Love?

People who long to be rich are a prey to temptation; they get trapped into all sorts of foolish and dangerous ambitions which eventually plunge them into ruin and destruction. ‘The love of money is the root of all evils’ and there are some who, pursuing it, have wandered away […]

by × September 22, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Unique Expressions of God’s Love

Unique Expressions of God’s Love

So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and […]

by × September 21, 2017 ×