Just as Believers are in danger from false prophets, teachers, and preachers, they too are ‘in danger from false brothers’ (2 Corinthians 11:26). Among the hardships that Paul mentions in his ministry such as ‘being exposed to death again and again’ (v23), ‘beaten with rods’ (v25), and being ‘shipwrecked’ (v25), false brothers feature. In this … Continue reading False Brothers
The people God uses and deposits His treasure in are not as we might expect, or even choose if we had that power. But, ‘Woe to him who quarrels with his Maker, to him who is but a potsherd among the potsherds on the ground. Does the clay say to the potter, ‘What are you … Continue reading Treasures in Jars of Clay
When Jesus Christ is mentioned, many notions form on people’s mind depending on their outlook. For some, He is the blue-eyed guy with shoulder-length hair patting a lamb, or making odd hand gestures, hanged on their walls. For others, He is a mighty prophet renowned for His miracles but is now long gone. Dead. Still, … Continue reading Crucified Christ
Who are you? Is a question of introduction asked by those who are not familiar with you. Rarely does God ask who we are because ‘What we are is plain to God’ (2 Corinthians 5:11). In fact, God calls us by name because ‘The Lord knows those who are his’ (2 Timothy 2:19). Although all … Continue reading But Who Are You?
For the better part of our lives, we settle to worship and pray to an unknown God. Worse still, we pervert who God is and equally worse, we create our own version of God. We spend our lives knowing about God, but not actually knowing Him. The devil and his cohorts of darkness are even … Continue reading To The ‘Unknown’ God
Last night an angel of God whose I am and whom I serve stood beside me and said, ‘Do not be afraid Paul. You must stand trial before Caesar and God has given you the lives of all who sail with you’ ~ Acts 27:23 Caught in a storm at sea, Paul and other prisoners … Continue reading Standing Trial…God’s Way