Moses was an ordinary man, but when he met God, he became extraordinary. While living his ordinary life, God met him during an ordinary day while he was doing an ordinary activity, ‘tending the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian’ (Exodus 3:1). But this one ordinary day was about to be extraordinary, … Continue reading The Metamorphosis of Moses
Month: November 2020
Of Grace, Faith, and Hope
What if someone told you that you are human, predisposed to sin (i.e. sinful), and that you actually sin? You would probably believe that because you know it from experience. What if someone told you that as a Believer and follower of Christ, there are times when, ‘what I want to do I do not … Continue reading Of Grace, Faith, and Hope
Heaping Sin Upon Sin
‘Go to Bethel and sin; go to Gilgal and sin yet more’ ~ Amos 4:4 This is God urging Israel to keep up with their sins for ‘they followed the stubborn inclinations of their evil heart. They went backward and not forward’ (Jeremiah 7:24). Granted, ‘all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of … Continue reading Heaping Sin Upon Sin
Considerations from Creation
The expanse in the sky and their lights, the sea, vegetation, birds of the air, fish in the sea, animals and all creatures that move in the water and along the ground were created by God before humankind. ‘God is not a God of disorder’ (1 Corinthians 14:33) and so He ‘made the earth by … Continue reading Considerations from Creation
God’s Caution to the Complacent
‘Woe to you who are complacent in Zion, and you who feel secure on Mount Samaria’ ~ Amos 6:1 A quick look at the definition of complacent describes one who is uncritically satisfied with oneself or their achievements. The complacent are apathetic and smug with regard to an apparent need or problem. When the Israelites … Continue reading God’s Caution to the Complacent
Come Out of Babylon!
In case you didn’t know, you live in Babylon. The people of Babylon ‘live by many waters and are rich in treasures’ (Jeremiah 51:13). The earth is 70% water and is rich with all sorts of minerals. Babylon ‘reaches the sky and fortifies her lofty stronghold’ (v53). It is ‘a land of merchants’ (Ezekiel 16:29). … Continue reading Come Out of Babylon!
Wine of the Wrath of God
‘In the hand of the Lord is a cup full of foaming wine mixed with spices; he pours it out, and all the wicked of the earth drink it down to its very dregs’ ~ Psalm 75:8 The wrath and anger of God is portrayed as liquid. The Bible mentions numerous times whereby the wrath … Continue reading Wine of the Wrath of God
Conversations from the Council of God
In heaven, all the angels and hosts gather around the throne room of God to report assignments and carry out others. The Prophet Micaiah says, ‘I saw the Lord sitting on his throne with all the host of heaven standing round him on his right and on his left’ (1 Kings 22:19). The Prophet Isaiah … Continue reading Conversations from the Council of God