Paul's epistle to the Philippians is one exuding with great joy, praise and adoration. In this epistle, you encounter words like "rejoice in the Lord" (3:1); "Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice" (4:4). What is most fascinating is that Paul wrote these words while in prison. The epistle to the Philippians, … Continue reading Philippians 4:13: What Did Paul Really Mean?
"Tolle, lege! Tolle, lege!" ("Take up and read; take up and read"). These are the words of St. Augustine recounting his conversion in his most popular work, Confessions, where, in a state of weeping and brokenness of heart, he hears a voice echoing from the neighbouring house to pick up his Bible and read. Augustine would … Continue reading Take Up Your Bible And Read
The righteous flourish like the palm tree and grow like a cedar in Lebanon. They are planted in the house of the LORD; they flourish in the courts of our God”. Psalm 92:12-13, ESV A cursory look at Christian programs on TV reveals a worrying trend in our churches. Almost every Christian channel one turns … Continue reading Planted In The House Of The Lord
Prior to entering the year, many churches made declarations about 2016 accompanied by weeks of prayer and fasting. Members of these churches, by the declarations of their leaders are promised breakthroughs and miracles during the year. These declarations and promises are annual rituals. However, often times, the year ends without any of the promises being … Continue reading Your Breakthrough Will Not Be Sudden And Dramatic In 2016!
In just a few days, we will be entering a new year--2016. It is that period of the year, when New Year resolutions are made. Resolutions are good; they give us the opportunity to make adjustments to our lives. I am convinced you are going to -- if you have not started already--write down resolutions … Continue reading The Resolution Every Christian Should Make in 2016