Most people do not want to experience pain. Who wants it, right? Society has conditioned us that we should always present ourselves smiling and happy. Our social media accounts post photos about us having the best times of our lives. While it is indeed a consolation that in life we have happy moments, we should also … Continue reading Pain Should Lead Us Closer to Christ
Lot's wife has been widely known as one of the Bible's notorious 'disobedient woman'. While I do not argue that it was her misdemeanor that caused her to become a pillar of salt, I would also like for us think deeply about Lot's influence to his wife. The Danger of Lot's Decision In Genesis 19, … Continue reading Remember Lot and his wife
"Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise— “so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.” - Ephesians 6:1-3 As a young child, I remember clearly the periods in my life … Continue reading How do we take the Lord’s discipline?
When we are faced with challenges, as humans, being afraid becomes our default state of mind but it should not be for us believers. There is nothing in this world that we should fear, for we know that the God of the heavens is always in control.
Do you believe in a God-given destiny? I do. When I think about it most times, it often makes me wonder if I'm really fulfilling that. In a world that calls us to be "somebody" -somebody big or somebody smart and well-known, a lot of Christians I know seems to have fallen into the trap that we … Continue reading Are you one of God’s nobodies?
This is what Nabeel had posted in his facebook page. Please pray for Nabeel and his family. This man has been used mightily by the Lord in bringing lost souls from the Muslim faith. Dear Friends and Family, This is an announcement that I never expected to make, but God in His infinite and sovereign … Continue reading Let us lift our brother Nabeel Qureshi in our prayers!
(Matthew 6:24; Luke 18:18-30; Mark 10:17-31; Matthew 19:16-30) Disclaimer: I have been told that I am too uptight with my views on faith. I can sometimes be unloving with the way I write on my blogs. I apologize for the way I use my words, I know I need to learn a lot more in … Continue reading NO ONE CAN SERVE TWO MASTERS
by Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) I An elder sister came to visit her younger sister in the country. The elder was married to a tradesman in town, the younger to a peasant in the village. As the sisters sat over their tea talking, the elder began to boast of the advantages of town life: saying how comfortably they lived there, … Continue reading How Much Land Does a Man Need? (Short Story)