When tomorrow comes, it is not the same for everybody. Some awake to peace and prosperity while some unfortunately awake to disaster and ruin. Although nothing seems to change today, a tomorrow comes and everything changes in the blink of an eye. Everything is turned around, from despair to delight, or from dreams to destruction. … Continue reading Two Tomorrows
Mount Olives. A mountain soaked with tears. Not just any tears, but tears of two Kings who lived at separate times. A mountain that stripped the robes and crowns of the Kings, taking along their dignity and royalty- only to restore them back. It is a mountain that has witnessed anguish and sorrow. A mountain … Continue reading Something about the Mountain
God loves writing down stuff, especially His Word. It is not because He can forget, but because we tend to forget. God tells Moses, ‘Come up to me on the mountain and stay here, and I will give you the tablets of stone, with the law and commands I have written for their instruction’ (Exodus … Continue reading The Record Keeping God
Foxes have their holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head ~ Matthew 8:20 Are you making Jesus ‘homeless’? How? You may ask. The teacher of the law whom Jesus was addressing wondered the same thing. He had only told Jesus that, ‘I will … Continue reading Foxes have Their Holes . . .
The first three words in the Bible allude to time. ‘In the beginning’ (Genesis 1:1). Everything God created was categorized according to time; the first day, the second day, the third day . . . up until the sixth day. The first thing God called to being was light and He ‘called the light “day” … Continue reading The God of Timing
A twelve-year old girl is dying. Her father goes frantic and cuts through the crowd enveloping Jesus. Although a synagogue ruler, the dying girl’s father has reached the end. No repetitive chants seem to work. But accounts of people being healed and freed of demon possession by Jesus gives him hope. When he finally reaches … Continue reading Talitha Koum
God has no favourites because He is ‘no respecter of persons’ (Acts 10:34). God’s children receive chastisement when they stray from God, and those playing fiddle and hopscotch with the devil are openly and warmly welcomed by God once they turn to Him. So if God is not partial why do some people seem favoured … Continue reading The Impartial God
When God sent plagues to the Egyptians, it was not because the Israelites were good people. It was because ‘the Lord had brought judgement on their gods’ (Numbers 33:4). Regarding the Canaanites and other inhabitants, time and time again, God reminds the Israelites that, ‘It is not because of your righteousness or your integrity that … Continue reading Miracles & Plagues: Same God, Different Approach