Matthew 23:3 All therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do; but do not ye after their works: for they say, and do not. A rendition of second half of the verse above in another version sounds more like a tongue twister it reads 'but do not do as they do for they... Continue Reading →


Daniel 9:10 Neither have we obeyed the voice of the LORD our God, to walk in his laws, which he set before us by his servants the prophets. Of the many traits a man can have, one that many women seem to appreciate is a 'man who listens'. Listening therefore is paramount to successfully maintaining... Continue Reading →


Genesis 12:1 Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will shew thee: In our first reading of today, we read about the call of Abram, which is very easy to remember owing to the well... Continue Reading →


Leviticus 19:14 Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor put a stumbling block before the blind, but shalt fear thy God: I am the LORD. Curses are uttered by mouth and are expected to be heard, in the same vain, a stumbling block can only be avoided when it is seen. Hence God using images... Continue Reading →


Luke 5:27 And after these things he went forth, and saw a publican, named Levi, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he said unto him, Follow me. In a game of soccer, managers may be in the position to tolerate unintentional events like scoring an own goal or misplacing a couple of passes in... Continue Reading →


Matthew 9:14 Then came to him the disciples of John, saying, Why do we and the Pharisees fast oft, but thy disciples fast not? As usual, the Pharisees regularly sought for avenues to put the spotlight on Jesus and today being no exception, they sought to use their own lives and doings as the yardstick... Continue Reading →


Matthew 6:1 Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven. Actions are as important as the reasoning or thinking behind them hence one reason why in a court of law, to justly sentence someone for a... Continue Reading →


Mark 10:28 Then Peter began to say unto him, Lo, we have left all, and have followed thee. Peter's words in the Gospel of today was not a question to Jesus, it was rather a statement made from a definite stand point. The disciples knew with a definite certainty all they had done to be... Continue Reading →


1 Peter 5:3 Neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being examples to the flock. When someone is told to be an example or a model for others to follow, there is always the underlying basis that a certain code of conduct is being followed that can be adopted by others. It is therefore... Continue Reading →

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