Anyone sitting on a tree?

(Luke 19:5-7) And when Jesus reached the place, He looked up and said to him, Zacchaeus, hurry and come down; for I must stay at your house today. (6) So he hurried and came down, and he received and welcomed Him joyfully. (7) And when the people saw it, they all [a] muttered among themselvesContinue reading “Anyone sitting on a tree?”

Where do we draw the line?

Deuteronomy 29:29 (AMP) “The secret things belong unto the Lord our God, but the things which are revealed belong to us and to our children forever, that we may do all of the words of this law. ” Often people say, “Life is so complicated.” This statement is expressed depending on the situation or during conversationContinue reading “Where do we draw the line?”

Unless You Bless Me

  “Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” (James 1:4)   The Chambers Thesaurus defines perseverance as a “The fact, process, condition, or quality of persevering; constant or steadfast persistence in a course of action or in pursuit of an aim. ” Steadfast persistence? In pursuitContinue reading “Unless You Bless Me”

That red light means STOP

One lovely evening towards the end of March, I left the university after attending a PhD student’s presentation. I headed towards the Holloway tube station and while getting ready to cross the road, a man and his little daughter joined me. It was getting dark and the three of us appeared like loners because theContinue reading “That red light means STOP”

The Consequence of Reasoning

2 Corinthians 9:7 (AMP): Let each one [give] as he has made up his own mind and purposed in his heart, not reluctantly or sorrowfully or under compulsion, for God loves (He takes pleasure in, prizes above other things, and is unwilling to abandon or to do without) a cheerful (joyous, “prompt to do it”)Continue reading “The Consequence of Reasoning”

The Breaker of Protocol (3)

FAITH If I had not trusted Jehovah for that visa, I would not have gotten it that rapidly. There is no requirement to obey someone if we do not trust that person. Lots of people do not believe God and His existence because they have no confidence in Him. Why wasting time hanging onto somethingContinue reading “The Breaker of Protocol (3)”

The Breaker of Protocol (2)

OBEDIENCE   God knows our abilities are limited. We are not required to count them all before Him because He already knows. He told Jeremiah in chapter 1:5 (AMP), “Before I formed in the womb I knew you {and} approved of you…” In his book, There’s A Miracle In Your House, Pastor Tommy Barnett saysContinue reading “The Breaker of Protocol (2)”

The Breaker of Protocol (1)

“As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated (held in relative disregard in comparison with My feeling for Jacob)”. Romans 9:13   Read this story of Esau and Jacob (later renamed Israel), and one will never stop marvelling on God’s system of favouritism. In the normal, the elder remains theContinue reading “The Breaker of Protocol (1)”

No Love, No Peace

And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus (Philippians 4:7)    Compare our contemporary days to the 80s or 70s and we are faced with the reality that things have changed. Time has succeeded in outwitting us on all sides. Things are moving on.Continue reading “No Love, No Peace”