And falling to his knees he cried out with a loud voice, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” (Acts 7:60). The above text captures the very last words of Stephen as he was martyred for his faith. He was one of the leaders appointed over the affairs of the church in Acts 6 … Continue reading Gracious in Suffering
The secret things belong to the LORD our God, but the things that are revealed belong to us and to our children forever, that we may do all the words of this law (Deuteronomy 29:29) “The book of Deuteronomy records Moses’ words to the Israelites as they waited on the plains of Moab to enter … Continue reading The Secret And Revealed Things Of God
As Christians we need to guard ourselves against deception. We must examine ourselves constantly, to see whether we are living in deception.
In a place where I used to work few years back, there was a seller of DVDs who came by weekly to sell his wares to some of my colleagues. On one occasion, he brought along some “blue films”. I was with a senior colleague in our staff common room. He asked if I would … Continue reading A COVENANT WITH THE EYE
In many Christian circles today there is a strong emphasis on “faith”. We are often told if we have enough faith we could move mountains and do the impossible. It doesn’t matter the problem, all you need is a good dose of faith and God will come running because he is compelled to honour his … Continue reading A Faithful Christian Life
One of the difficult doctrines to wrap one's head around is the doctrine of eternal security monikered as "Once Saved Always Saved". The controversy around this doctrine is the misconception that maintaining good works doesn't matter. One can live as they want; after all they are saved. This misconception showed up in a conversation with … Continue reading Eternal Security: Saved Never To Lose It
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