ARISE TO ARRIVE

ARISE TO ARRIVE 227/365 Luke 1:39 Now at this time Mary arose and went in a hurry to the hill country, to a city of Judah Heard this yesterday 'The fulfilment of destiny is time bound'. Let's therefore not play nice here and pretend we have all the time in the world because the truth... Continue Reading →

THE PLACE OF ENCOURAGEMENT

226/365 Reference text: Jeremiah 38:1-4 THE PLACE OF ENCOURAGEMENT From a first glance at the text, what we see is three men approaching king Zedekiah to request for the death of Jeremiah. And from that perspective, this was nothing more than a conspiracy against God's prophet. At least, it seems so until we hear the... Continue Reading →

KEEP YOUR DIFFERENCE

225/365 KEEP YOUR DIFFERENCE I remember reading about experiments conducted by a psychologist names Solomon Asch about social conformity. From his findings, he concluded that even when it meant going against their conviction, people were often willing to literally ignore their reality or known truth to give an incorrect answer that conforms to the views... Continue Reading →

WHAT HAS BEEN GIVEN TO YOU?

224/365 WHAT HAS BEEN GIVEN TO YOU? There is an interesting thing about street hawking, the most popular items each season tend to always dominate the market. It is therefore very common to find an individual who has no specific niche:  they may be selling snacks this week, stationery the next and even toiletries the... Continue Reading →

LIVE WITHIN YOUR MEANS

223/365 LIVE WITHIN YOUR MEANS Matthew 18:24 When he began to settle, one was brought to him who owed him ten thousand talents Beyond the fact that a person is successful or wealthy, there is a question of whether there are systems and structures in place to ensure the continuation or sustenance of that level... Continue Reading →

HAVE YOU SOWED ANYTHING?

222/365 HAVE YOU SOWED ANYTHING? 2 Corinthians 9:6 The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. I tried to read past this verse but just couldn't. The words that jumped out at me were also those of St Paul 'Do not be deceived, God... Continue Reading →

CHILDLIKENESS, NOT CHILDISHNESS

221/365 CHILDLIKENESS, NOT CHILDISHNESS Matthew 18:3 Truly I tell you,” he said, “unless you turn and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Jesus spoke metaphorically in today's interaction with his disciples 'unless you have to turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Activists... Continue Reading →

THE NEXT WAVE WON’T WAIT

220/365 THE NEXT WAVE WON'T WAIT Matthew 17:22-23 One day while they were still in Galilee, Jesus told them, “I am going to be betrayed into the power of those who will kill me, and on the third day afterwards I will be brought back to life again.” And the disciples’ hearts were filled with sorrow and... Continue Reading →

HOW SAFE IS YOUR HOUSE?

219/365 HOW SAFE Luke 12:40 You also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect him The average home has multiple security systems: high walls, multilayered and alloyed burglar proofing for windows and doors, burglar alarms, CCTV cameras, among others. These would be classed as... Continue Reading →

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