Category Archives: Devotion

Sermon: Law, Grace and Promise

Law, Grace and Promise in Galatians. Tihomir Kukolja reflects on the Law. Grace and Promise in Galatians in his sermon preached in the Malesnica Baptist Church in Zagreb, Croatia, Sunday, 26th March 2017. The sermon was enhanced by the translation … Continue reading

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Can You Hear the Engine Roaring?

My most recent daily Bible readings are from the Old Testament books that major in the judgments of God against the kingdoms of Israel and Judah at the hands of the Assyrian and Babylonian invaders. One cannot miss the point … Continue reading

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Wake Us Up, Lord

“Wake us up, Lord! Wake us up!” This is how I pray at the beginning of the year 2017. As we reflect on the world state of affairs at the beginning of the New Year I see that we haven’t … Continue reading

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Prayer of Surrender

  Lord, these are increasingly trying times when religious mediocrity and spiritual shallowness will not do. With David I pray: “Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any … Continue reading

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Preaching in Australia

Late March and the beginning of April 2016 for me were the weeks of my visit to Melbourne, Australia. This was a working visit, with some special time to spend with my grown up children – Tina, Tamara and Andrija, … Continue reading

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Have a Merry Belated Christmas!

The first thing I noticed as I entered the Refugee Camp in Slavonski Brod, Croatia less than three weeks ago was a big Christmas tree shining in the middle of the camp. It looked as a sign of hope in … Continue reading

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What Will You Do With Jesus?

The days are coming when we will witness the biggest polarization ever within the Christian community worldwide. Most of it will merge gladly, as if it were the only sensible thing to do, into a mystic, cosmetic and safe Christianity. … Continue reading

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The Storm is Coming

The whole world has become a battlefield. And it will get worse. But believing that we can defeat evil by physical confrontation, through uprisings, violent protests and wars is as naïve as Peter’s attempt to defend innocent Jesus by cutting … Continue reading

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Unity Outside Jesus is Idolatry

Jesus never prayed for the unity of religions. Unity to which Jesus calls his followers has a clear focus and purpose. It is the unity in and around Jesus, modeled by and rooted in the loving and mutually embracive relationship … Continue reading

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