“So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom."
New Year's Eve; growing up, this was the one day when Church meetings were full to overflowing. The services started at about 9pm, and were intended to last till just after midnight when we had been ushered into the New Year. Occasional church-goers would make it a point to not miss this one ceremony. It … Continue reading New Year’s Eve Vigil Services: Auspicious Moments or Gospel Merchandise?
What is our purpose? As humans, what were we created for? What is our calling? These are questions we normally pose to ourselves. As image bearers of God, it is not only crucial that we ask these questions but that we seek to answer to it. Why did God make me and to what end? … Continue reading A God-Glorifying Life
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, (Ephesians 1:3) The text above is the first of twelve verses – one long, elegant sentence in the Greek – within which Paul the apostle praises God for blessing the Ephesian … Continue reading Praise: Four Lessons From Paul
As a sequel, this is the third and final in a three part series; Psalm 25: Praying A Psalm. Previously, we looked at Prayer For Guidance and Prayer For Protection. Today's title is Prayer For Forgiveness of Sin. Remember your mercy, O LORD, and your steadfast love, for they have been from of old. Remember not the … Continue reading Prayer For Forgiveness of Sin
Make me to know your ways, O LORD; teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long (vv.4-5). This is the second in a series, Psalm 25: Praying A Psalm. In the previous article, we looked … Continue reading A Prayer For Guidance
The book of Psalms has given expression to believers throughout the history of the church. The book covers various emotions of the people of God at various points of their walk with Him. No matter what you are feeling as a Christian, it is encouraging to know you are not alone; neither are you the … Continue reading Psalm 25: Praying A Psalm