A righteous sinner? “Lord, I am a sinner. . .” That's a common phrase in the prayers of many believers today. I also used to pray in that manner, until God helped me understand what I'm about to share with you. There are many truths we, as Christians, haven't come to realise about ourselves. Instead … Continue reading A righteous sinner?
Peace that subdues And everything I’ve taught you is so that the peace which is in me will be in you and will give you great confidence as you rest in me. For in this unbelieving world you will experience trouble and sorrows, but you must be courageous, for I have conquered the world!Jesus (John … Continue reading Peace that subdues
Jesus: "What do you want?" Do you remember the story of the blind beggar? Imagine that the blind man's response to Jesus' “what do you want?” was: Master, I've been blind for donkey's years. Do you know I wasn't born blind? My childhood friend hit my eyes while we played tennis one evening, and my … Continue reading Jesus: “What do you want?”
a peep into God's diary I ascended into the skies, above the moon and stars mounted in their settings. Looking down, I saw the round ball of the earth. It was nothing compared to the paradise where I was. The city where I stood was floored with gold. Its walls were beautifully adorned with gemstones. … Continue reading A peep into God’s diary
God is off the market “It's garbage”, I thought, “why should I pay so much for it?” We were going to make hibiscus (zobo) drink that day, and I was put in charge of the market runs. We needed some pineapple skins to add flavour to the drink so it was included in the budget. … Continue reading God is off the market
<img src="https://alwaysgem.files.wordpress.com/2020/09/pexels-andrea-piacquadio-774866.jpg?w=1024" alt="<strong>Embracing the one in the mirrorEmbracing the one in the mirror “Self-acceptance is my refusal to be in an adversarial relationship with myself”Nathaniel Branden Self-acceptance is being able to take all facets of yourself in a warm embrace — not just the positive, 'esteemable' parts. No human is born with a healthy self-esteem. … Continue reading Embracing the one in the mirror
Lord, give me asthma “Lord, please give me asthma...”That was a prayer I prayed many times over when I was in high school.Asthma? Are you serious?Yes I am, and for every time that I made that request to God, I meant it with the whole of my heart.In my school, I knew a number of … Continue reading Lord, give me asthma…
The story of the prodigal son may be the most famous of Jesus' parables. It was one of the first parables I got familiar with as a growing child and I guess people have gotten so acquainted with the story that they forget what it means! It is a common truth that the father here … Continue reading The point you missed in the parable of the lost…