Category Archives: Reflection

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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A Painful and Sobering Reflection

A slightly upgraded version of my message shared yesterday on my Facebook page. For more than fifteen years I have been privileged to lead a leadership development and reconciliation ministry that continues to teach the young leaders of the Balkans … Continue reading

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Heavenly Reality is not Just a Better Shadow

Recently in the Bible study group I am attending we were studying the Epistle to the Hebrews. As we were reviewing this fascinating New Testament letter I remembered some notes on the Hebrews I wrote twenty years ago. I am … 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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One Day It Will Not Be a False Flag

Advent Reflection  “In the last days scoffers will come…  and say, ‘Where is this ‘coming” he promised?’” 2. Peter 3:3.4. There was a time when believing in the soon return of Jesus Christ defined the lives of many of my … Continue reading

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Our Only Hope

The roots of anger that is increasingly overloading the world are not to be found in the endless list of scapegoats that we are so quick to blame for everything today – for moral, economic, social, political, national and personal … Continue reading

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Letter to My American Friends

“A great and powerful wind tore the mountains apart and shattered the rocks before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind. After the wind there was and earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake. After … 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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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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