GOD’S CALL TO WITNESS AND REACH OUT TO OTHERS
In the Old Testament passage; Jonah chapter 1 we read in part;
“The word of the Lord came to Jonah son of Amittai: “Go to the great city of Nineveh and...
The feast Holy Innocents is observed by Western churches on December 28. It is the day the Church commemorates the execution of the innocent, male children in Bethlehem as told in Matthew 2:16. That...
What is Christmas? Is it just; cards, plenty of shopping, expensive gifts, bright mixed colored street lights, beautifully wrapped gifts or drinking sprees?
Common Christmas; Old and New Testament...
“Pride goes before a fall” is a common saying. How does one know when he or she is acting in pride? We may ask.
At the start of his sermon, a preacher, asked if there was anybody who was feeling prepared for Jesus’ Christ second coming, to raise his or her hand up! The congregation went silent...
LEADERS ON THE WRONG
A book entitled “Can a Bishop be wrong?” took my attention in one of the libraries I went to spend some time to study. This is because of my church background where Bishops are...
DOUBTING GOD’S LOVE
How do we deal with doubts regarding God’s love and sensitive life issues including marriage and divorce?
THE MEEK AND HUMBLE
Our relationship with God and one another is often strained by our pride.
Today’s Old Testament passage; Zephaniah 3:1-13, is about prophecy concerning future destruction of...
GOD’S JUDGEMEN OVER SIN
St. Paul addressing readers who were being tempted to continue sinning, asked a pertinent question
” What shall we say, then? Shall we go on sinning so that grace may increase...
Today’s Old Testament passage, Isaiah 39, is about King Hezekiah’s mistaken trust in an envoy from Babylon, proudly showing his entire armory and everything found among his treasure’s storehouse. It...
Imagine the excitement of those who after undergoing treatment for cancer finally get a medical report showing they are now free from traces of cancer!
How would you react, to a medical checkup report that reveal that your illness is terminal?
GOD IN OUR DISTRESS
All including young children today pray and long for a time when we shall be free from Covid-19, healed from many other diseases and in peace.
KINGDOM OF RIGHTEOUSNESS
We all long for a just society and governments in our nations led by people with integrity.
ALLEGIANCE AND TRUST IN GOD
What do we rely on for security and guidance in our daily lives?
In our previous Advent devotions 1-6, we attempted to answer introductory questions related to Advent namely: What, When, Why Advent, how it is arranged, its main themes, and “How the Old Testament...
Today we begin with the question;
“How are the Old Testament and New Testament readings related in Advent?”
The first obvious relationship is that both The Old and The New Testaments is the inspired...
Today we begin with the question:
“How is Advent Season arranged?”
Advent is arranged in such a way as to balance the two theme elements of remembrance and anticipation. The first two weeks look...