Doses of ‘Why’ and Pain

Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.” 2 Corinthians 1:4 My 3 months old niece passed away in the early morning of the 31st December 2016, which is just two days ago. […]

How to get to your last Bus-Stop

‘For in much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.’ (Ecclesiastes 1:18 ASV) There are several accounts of king Solomon’s relationship with Queen of Sheba though the bible only noted their meeting. One account stated that both of them had sexual relationship. As for the latter, personally I am in doubt […]

Your Emergency Responsibility

“All Israel shall mourn for him and bury him; for he alone of Jeroboam’s family shall come to the grave, because in him there is found something pleasing to the Lord, the God of Israel, in the house of Jeroboam.” 1 kings 14:13 If you read the entire chapter 14 of 1 kings, you will […]

A Divine Mystery You Need Not Bother Checking Out

“The righteous perish, and no one takes it to heart; the devout are taken away, while no one understands. For the righteous are taken away from calamity, and they enter into peace…” Isaiah 57:1-2a (NRSV) It is not surprising that many people have no idea about the ways of God. They talk anyhow, insult God […]

REQUESTING VERSUS THE WRONG MOTIVE

When they had crossed, Elijah said to Elisha, “Tell me what l may do for you, before l am taken from you.” Elisha said, “Please let me inherit a double share of your spirit.” 2 Kings 2:9 Looking at the life of Elisha, there is no doubt that he faithfully served Elijah while with him. […]

OBEDIENCE PROFITS THAN FOLLY

“The Lord said to Moses and Aaron, because you did not trust in me, to show my holiness before the eyes of Israelites, therefore you shall not bring this assembly into the land that I have given them” Numbers 20: 12 This was at the waters of Meribah where the people of Israel quarrelled with […]