Reflection

The Greatest Announcement

“Which also said, ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.” Acts 1: 11 Announcement is a noun which is an act […]

The Significance of Praise

‘Praise ye the Lord’ Psalm 113:1 In Psalm 113:1-3, Christians are admonished to praise the Lord forevermore. It is our duty as well as our privilege. You are advised to set aside all your conditions, situations, and requests in order to focus on God the Giver and praise Him for […]

The Winning Attitude

‘Let Brotherly Love Continue’ Hebrews 13:1 In John 13:34-35, Jesus laid down a new commandment for all – a commandment for love. It is actually a renewed commandment of the old. Love is an attitude that wins all the time. The boundless love of God is winning attitude. Reading through […]

Unfailing Love Part 1

“Charity never faileth” 1 Corinthians 13: 8   Those who claim to love each other sometimes demand proof of that love by asking each other repeatedly ‘Do you love me? Do you really love me? Do you really, really love me?” These legitimate questions are aimed at reaching deep into […]

What Can You See?

Our last Sunday school lesson of 2008 was very instructive. It looked at the story of twelve men sent by the Israelites to Canaan to spy out the land and bring back a report. In a way, we could say that the Israelites were looking for a window into the […]

When God says No

Life seems fine and exciting when we receive the answers we want to all our requests. This three-lettered word “YES” makes the world around us nice and exciting. When a young man asks a lady for her hand in marriage, he wants to hear this three-lettered word. When a child […]

Why worry when God Cares?

I stopped by a tree the other day as I heard little birds chirping and jumping from one branch to the other; without a care in the world. A song just came into my mind, “He watches over the sparrows, and I know He watches me.” Wow! Immediately, I remembered […]

You are Unique!

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.” Jeremiah 29:11 The All-knowing, All-powerful God has the perfect plan for our lives. That plan is better than any deal the devil, cultists, or […]

Listen for the Click?

‘Hear My Voice, and …follow Me’ John 10.27 In the office where I work, there are a number of cupboards and fire safes that are locked overnight for security, and each morning, the first one is to open them up. In my first week in the job, the occasion arose […]

Self Reliance

One day my mum told me to iron a skirt. The skirt was very creased, I knew that it was going to be hard to iron, but I still attempted to do it without advice. After several attempts to iron the skirt, the creases were still there and no change […]

Spiritovert

‘As many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God,’ Romans 8:14.   ‘All things bright and beautiful All creatures great and small   All things wise and wonderful The Lord God made them all.’   God made us different and we should celebrate our […]

Identifying and dealing with the Source

“And the men of the city said unto Elisha, Behold, I pray thee, the situation of this city is pleasant, as my lord seeth: but the water is naught, and the ground barren. And he said: Bring me a new cruse and put salt therein. And they brought it to […]

Cherokee Indian Youth’s Rite of Passage

For we walk by faith, not by sight. 2 Corinthians 5:7′ Do you know the legend of the Cherokee Indian youth’s rite of Passage? His father takes him into the forest, blindfolds him and leaves him alone. He is required to sit on a stump the whole night and not […]

Buy One Get One Free

‘Seek ye first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you.’ Matthew 6:33 This verse says ‘seek first and all these things shall be added’, but it is rather strange that some people, if not all want ‘all these things’ to be […]

A Cold Response

‘And they did not receive Him’ Luke 9:53 Nobody likes to be scorned or shunned when trying to reconcile with an enemy, but Jesus faced this when He visited the people of Samaria. Jesus had enough reasons to avoid passing Samaria because of the long tradition of the Jews despising […]