I don’t know why I didn’t start to read the Bible sooner. I don’t know why I didn’t have the urge or feeling to read it. I don’t know what held me back from discovering so many amazing things, so much wisdom and so many insights to help one live in this world. I don’t … Continue reading Mystery Blogger Award
One of the mysteries Paul takes time to describe is about Jesus being the Great High Priest. He compares and contrasts priestly duties performed and the tabernacle, even dating back to Abraham’s time, comparing Jesus with Melchizedek, ‘King of Salem and priest of God Most High’ (Hebrews 7:1) who is ‘without father or mother, without … Continue reading Jesus Christ: High Priest in the Order of Melchizedek
‘For the revelation awaits an appointed time’ (Habakkuk 2:3), but when that time comes, its fulfilment does not announce itself as we expect it to. Sometimes, its fulfilment passes us by and it is only in hindsight that we see that it has already come to pass. The Old Testament is a record of a … Continue reading Prophecy: A Subtle Occurrence
‘Are you from Galilee too? Look into it, and you will find that a prophet does not come out of Galilee’ ~ John 7:52 This statement from Jewish leaders who were considered well-versed with the law and were actually custodians of it, was a euphemism directed to Jesus. To put it bluntly, the question was, … Continue reading Can Anything Good Come out of Galilee?
Human beings are good at putting two and two together to draw intellectual, logical and systematic conclusions. But when it comes to spiritual conclusions, we excel at missing the mark. Still, we tend to make spiritual conclusions quicker than the speed of light – to our detriment. Because our spiritual conclusions tend to be erroneous, … Continue reading A Faulty Focus
‘Your path led through the mighty waters, though your footsteps were not seen’ ~ Psalm 77:19 One follows only what they know. The path one takes determines their destination. ‘Whether a tree falls to the south or to the north, in the place where it falls, there it shall be’ (Ecclesiastes 11:3). When the Israelites … Continue reading Footsteps of God
‘Blessed be Egypt my people, Assyria my handiwork, and Israel my inheritance’ ~ Isaiah 19:25 In the Bible, Egypt was known for her wealth, agricultural prowess, mighty army, and abundance. It was a powerful empire known worldwide, not only in Africa. When nations faced any trouble, they turned to Egypt not knowing that ‘Cursed is … Continue reading God’s Redemption Plan for Africa
Exile is the in-betweens. When life is in transition. When you have come from a good place, are in a bad place, and are waiting to reach an even better place. Exile is a place of both certainty and uncertainty. Certain that the future will be better because of hope, and uncertain because you do … Continue reading While in Exile, Prosper!