Sexual Violence in the days of Dinah

But when the local prince, Shechem son of Hamor the Hivite, saw Dinah, he seized her and raped her. Soon Jacob heard that Shechem had defiled his daughter, Dinah. But since his sons were out in the fields herding his livestock, he said nothing until they returned. Meanwhile, Jacob’s sons had come in from theContinue reading “Sexual Violence in the days of Dinah”

When Exactly Do We Need God?

May the glory of the LORD continue forever! The LORD takes pleasure in all he has made! (‭Psalms‬ ‭104‬:‭31‬ NLT) The song, ‘When I think of you’, by Michael W. Smith, is an expression of the necessity to praise God. He is the One. He deserves all praises, respect and honor! Forever He has beenContinue reading “When Exactly Do We Need God?”

The Prayer of a Man who wants to know God

Father, We thank you very much. Teach us to praise you further than to complain more to you about our demands. Grant us the consciousness of durable gratitude. In times of joy, may we lean forever on you. In times of sorrow, may we remember to draw near to you. In times of doubt, mayContinue reading “The Prayer of a Man who wants to know God”

How Can We Comprehend His Love?

Either way, Christ’s love controls us. Since we believe that Christ died for all, we also believe that we have all died to our old life. He died for everyone so that those who receive his new life will no longer live for themselves. Instead, they will live for Christ, who died and was raisedContinue reading “How Can We Comprehend His Love?”

Defining Your Relationship with God

These are the words of the Lord: “You must serve only the LORD your God. If you do, I will bless you with food and water, and I will protect you from illness. There will be no miscarriages or infertility in your land, and I will give you long, full lives. (‭Exodus‬ ‭23‬:‭25-26‬ NLT) AndContinue reading “Defining Your Relationship with God”

When A Christian’s Wealth Becomes His Curse

Peter responded, “What’s going on here that you connived to conspire against the Spirit of the Master? The men who buried your husband are at the door, and you’re next.” No sooner were the words out of his mouth than she also fell down, dead. When the young men returned they found her body. TheyContinue reading “When A Christian’s Wealth Becomes His Curse”